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Modify Admin Bar Link

Starting on line 474 of /wp-includes/admin-bar.php there is a function that is declared as the following: function wp_admin_bar_new_content_menu( $wp_admin_bar ) What it does it generates the + New ...
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Hide one admin from another admin

How can I hide one admin from another in the users list? I want to give admin permission to another person without giving him the ability to see/edit my details.
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admin_enqueue_scripts not rending JS file correctly

I'll keep this short and sweet, I want to load a JS file in the admin panel as part of my plugin, and through tons of research I have a few different options that have all ended with the same problem ...
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Remove Metabox from Menus screen

Been digging into WP files for a bit and think I just might be missing something. The end-goal is to remove the Theme Locations metabox from the Menus screen if someone doesn't have a certain ...
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Custom post type: Add “Edit | Quick Edit | Trash | View” links to date (if title is not shown in column)?

I've created a custom post type for my "Testimonials", I don't need a title(s), how can I write a function that Adds the "Edit | Quick Edit | Trash | View" links to "date" if title isn't shown in the ...
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a plugin to share a post to social networks via admin? [closed]

I'm not looking for a share this post button for the front end. I've seen a couple of similar topics here but not exactly what I'm after. What I would like is a plugin which offers the options in ...
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I keep getting logged out in Firefox

For some reason, tonight when I have gone to work on my Wordpress installation I firstly found myself logged out, even though there was a few cookies left in Firefox relating to the website and when ...
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How to fix admin stylesheet muck-up? [closed]

I have no idea what's going on here.. running the latest version, just logged in and I find my admin area looking like this: To me it looks like it's missing some/many styles and in load-styles.php ...
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Remove iPhone detection on login page

I have a wordpress site with a customized login page, the problem is when I go to that page on my iPhone, it detects it as an iPhone and adds the viewport meta tag, which normally would be great but ...
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Is it possible to create a Wordpress tour? V3.3.1

I've recently upgraded to version 3.3.1 and noticed a nice feature that would be great for our non-Wordpress savvy clients - creating a tour of how to use Wordpress. I've used the Yoast SEO plugin ...
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Edit “thank you for creating with Wordpress” in version 3.3.1

Is there a way to edit the text "thank you for creating with Wordpress" in version 3.3.1 at the bottom of the CMS? If so what file do I need to edit?
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Does wordpress create activity, update logs?

Does wordpress create any dated logs of activity? ie core updates, plugin download dates etc?
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ID's being stripped out of editor for Admin user in Multi-Site

I have a Multi-Site install running on the current version of WordPress (3.3.1). The problem I'm having is the ID's are being stripped out of my tags in the editor. When I am logged in as a "Super ...
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Help! Turn php link data into url OR hide edit link in post admin OR hide drafts for all users except admin?

My website allows users to upload events via an upload process incorporated into a customised front end page. As an event uploader, I also want users to have access to the dashboard where they can ...
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1k views

Save author posts as in pending review - block users updating their posts

How can I let the users (author, editor, contributor etc) to edit their own posts but not to update them, just keep them as in "pending for review" so I can decide if it's ok to publish or not. By ...
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389 views

Admin Panel pagination link styles

Whenever I write plugins that use Admin Panels, I include some form of pagination using the paginate_links method and I have always been able to style them in a nice way using the suggestions on this ...
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788 views

remove menus for a specific role?

I saw this snippet to remove menus: function remove_menus () { global $menu; $restricted = array(__('Dashboard'), __('Posts'), __('Media'), __('Links'), __('Pages'), __('Appearance'), ...
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What would cause edit buttons for plugins to disappear?

in the plugins page, under each plugins' name usually there are buttons/links like "Deactivate | Edit | Settings". Recently on one of my sites the "Edit" (and "Settings") button has disappeared. I ...
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Add filter menu to admin list of posts (of custom type) to filter posts by custom field values

This answer is very close to what I am looking to do, but instead I would like to specify a specific custom field and display a select menu of its available values. Thanks!
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How to check if user is in back end?

In my application, i have one form. Now if user is in front end i want to display the title but if he is in back end i do not want to display it. I do not want to check it based on user role.
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590 views

Limiting Admin Backend Search to Title

Does anyone have any suggestions on how to limit the search in the WP admin area to just post titles? It's very frustrating to want to pull up a specific page, and get hundreds of results that have ...
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825 views

How can I change the admin search posts fields?

I have a custom post type that includes many custom fields. I would like to add them as a search target to admin search. Currently the admin search searches only the content and the title, I would ...
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Client system for media review?

I'm looking for a plugin, or a system, for wordpress, that would allow a client to login and see the graphic designs, video, documents, etc... that i'm currently producing for them, and allow them to ...
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174 views

Instructions for a custom post type

Is there any way to put some instructions for a custom post type inside the post admin at the top of the add/edit page? I know you can put the instructions inside of a meta box, but at the top would ...
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Page only shows when user is logged in (even with visibility set to public)

I'm trying to troubleshoot an issue on a client's site. There is one specific page which appears as "not found" unless you log in and then visit the front end, in which case it appears normally. The ...
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Wordpress admin for a custom post, hide/collapse the main “title” and “description” boxes

Is there a way to hide the main "title" and "description" boxes for a custom post? I have a custom post with a large meta box. I won't be using the regular title and description so I would like to ...
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2k views

Wordpress admin stylesheet

Is there a way to override the styles in the admin in my theme? I don't want to touch the admin style sheet if I don't have to. I just want to make a column bigger in my admin, but also, to do it in ...
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1k views

How-to make the admin area mobile friendly [closed]

Currently the admin-UI is a no-go for mobile browsers. Therefore I'm searching for a plugin that makes the back-end/admin-UI accessible and a little more friendly for mobile devices. Features, the ...
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I need a “Choose from existing content” popin

I'd like to create a field that allows the admin to select from other existing post types. Specifically, I want to create an options box to choose which events display on the homepage. For now, I've ...
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312 views

Grabbing the first image attached to a post and use it with the admin columns

I'm currently using @kovshenin's tutorial here on adding a thumbnail (a featured image) to my post type admin columns. Would it perhaps be possible ( and how :) ) to retrieve the first image attached ...
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705 views

body_class hook for admin pages

The body_class hook seem only to work with non-admin pages. When I do add_filter('body_class', 'add_body_classes'); function add_body_classes($classes) { $classes[] = 'myclass'; ...
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Hiding the media-new.php File URL option via jQuery

As the title says I'm currently having some difficulties hiding the File URL option via jQuery. I've been trying this: // add_action( 'admin_footer-media.php', 'cor_remove_tr_file_url' ); ...
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526 views

How to restrict the editors from viewing/editing pages created by admin?

In the backend, how can I restrict the editors (user with editor role) from viewing/editing pages created by admin (and/or by administrator role)? I know that the editor role in WordPress have ...
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How do I load a CSS style into WordPress admin area only?

I'm trying to load a CSS file for my WordPress post area, but having no luck. I have read over the wp_enqueue_style function and came up with the code below, but it doesn't load up. Is there a tag or ...
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Custom taxonomy admin page

If you want a custom admin page for a taxonomy, you can set 'show_ui' => false when you register it to suppress the default admin page and then create a new admin page to replace it. However ...
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380 views

Is there a way to prevent author change when editor/administrator edits a post?

As an administrator when I change or edit a post of an author (for example add a category through quick edit) the author of the post changes. We do not want this to happen. Is there a way to prevent ...
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87 views

Change the look and feel of admin pages

I want to change the look and feel of the post edit page without making changes to any of the wordpress core file, which is basically a theme. For example, for any user with role of 'author', i want ...
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In administration, how do I display comments of a certain user?

From the users section, I can see a link to their posts, but not their comments. When I go to comments, there doesn't seem to be a straightforward way to filter only comments by a specific user. How ...
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Removing the advanced menu properties

As I'm often involved with people who don't know anything about WordPress, a CMS or even the internet :) I try to hide things irrelevant (for them) as much as possible. Normally this would involve ...
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Add a special filter link to All Posts in admin

I have a featured posts slider on my site's front page. It displays n posts (5 right now) from the category featured. If I have 5 posts in that category, and publish a 6th, the oldest of the 6 doesn't ...
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Settings API - easiest way of validating checkboxes?

I'm using Settings API and I can't get checkboxes to work, if they're set to "false" they're not even being $_POST and that's the point. Stephen Harris & Chip Bennett explained it, but I believe ...
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Is it possible to get rid of admin new updates notifications?

I am doing projects for clients and sometimes an update messes a lot. So, can we leave error messages and get rid of new updates notifications in wordpress admin side? Thanks!
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458 views

WP_Error handles errors, but how can I show success with a message?

My script accesses an api to populate posts. I can add any errors to the WP_Error class, but can I add success messages to a global variable?
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901 views

Can I remove the Rich Text box editor for a specific post?

A few months ago I asked a similar question: Is it possible to remove the main rich Text box editor? and got the following answer: function remove_pages_editor(){ remove_post_type_support( ...
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How to show custom field's value under post/page title in wp-admin

I'm trying to add the value of a custom field under the post/page title in wp-admin list of posts/pages (much like excerpt mode in posts list) without hooking into the columns process since other ...
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143 views

Where should I hook into admin?

Where should I hook into the admin backend to check and see if the user is "active" as defined by the Membership Plugin. Or in other words, where can I hook into the WP admin header to check an ...
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778 views

Keep Logged in Users out of Admin Panel

So I'm creating user registration. Just simply <?php wp_register(); ?> but then it gives them a link to the admin panel, which in my situation they really don't need. How do I remove the "Site ...
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Can a users profile be put under the dashboard menu

I was reading an article today and it covered some very valid points on user experience with WordPress. One of its points was that the profile should go under the Dashboard menu. I like this idea but ...
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restrict_manage_posts not working in 3.3.1

I have noticed my custom taxonomy filters no longer work in the 3.3.1 admin as per these methods: Adding a Taxonomy Filter to Admin List for a Custom Post Type? I also discovered that to filter a ...
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520 views

Add More Fields to Users Pages (Admin Panel)

So I'm trying to create some custom fields for users. I need to give users access to a 30 day trial of some software and I want to keep track of that in the users page of administration panel. If the ...