Users with the ability to perform administrative tasks for a site or a network of sites.

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How to remove administrator role in settings -> general -> New User Default Role?

I don't want to accidentally select Administrator role. So is there a way to remove it from Settings -> General -> New User Default Role ?
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How can I set a default listing order on the admin page for a custom taxonomy? (without plugins)

I'm researching this problem for days without any success... What I want is very simple: to see my custom taxonomy terms sorted by ID on the admin page. I can't believe that something this simple ...
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Post editor is 89953px tall. How to fix?

Using a self-hosted install updated to 3.3.1, when I go to the edit post screen, the editor is set to a height of 89953px. When I view source, I see the following lines in the markup for the post ...
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Which plugin will let me decide what users have access to on their side bar in wp-admin?

I want to customize the editor role so that they only have access to 'pages, posts, comments, profiles'.
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Prevent Wordpress from abbreviating-long-slugs…-in-the-admin

On post edit pages, when a slug exceeds a certain number of characters, Wordpress abridges it with an ellipsis (...). For example, if my slug is i-want-to-be-able-to-see-this-slug, it appears on the ...
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How can I add buttons to a custom column in the taxonomy table?

I am working on an issue-based publishing system for a friend of mine. So far I have created a custom taxonomy called "Issue"; added several custom fields to the custom taxonomy (like "Issue number", ...
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How to add super admin to all sites

Is there a way to add super admins to ALL sites without having to add them to each site individually? My group of super admins needs access to all sites.
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What is the best way to customise admin files so they survive future upgrades?

I have a site with some custom post types, one of which doesn't have a title. When viewed in the admin section, the posts are listed like so Which is less than ideal, for obvious reasons. I have ...
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Daily notices of failed login attempts for non-existent admin user

I run a multi-user site and for the past week or two I have been getting daily notices that someone is getting locked out due to failed login attempts for user "admin" via the Limit Login Attempts ...
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How can I add a menu item to the admin area?

I've used almost all of the Wordpress example code but it still doesn't work. I've put the php file under wp-content/plugins/menuitem/ .The code is simple <?php add_action('admin_menu', ...
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Adding and removing columns from the admin pages panel

I would like to remove "Comments" and "Author" columns from the list of pages, and add a couple of my own "Permalink" etc. Is this possible? Is there an appropriate hook I could use?
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Remove Admin sidebar link

I have a taxonomy link in my admin sidebar i'd like removed from view. Only in the sidebar though, i will still be using the function in the post view, so if that creates problems a simple simple ...
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WordPress as a web app - always auto-save post and meta data

Is is possible to make WordPress auto-save revisiona more often and have the auto-save version always be the most recent version - Like the way google docs works. This would mean the update button is ...
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What are the standard admin CSS id/class tags?

Is there a list of WordPress CSS id/classes that i can use to build plugin option screens that look and feel more like a normal WordPress option page? i have found some through serendipity but it ...
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After upgrading WordPress, can't access admin interface

After performing a WordPress upgrade to 3.3.1, I can no longer access the administration interface. The website works fine, but when I click on Dashboard, I receive the following error: Fatal error: ...
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wordpress - add a custom admin section with fields for name, address, city,state, and photo upload

Am attempting to create a custom post type and have it contain very specific info. Name, address, city, state, zip and photo - as a post. Need to have the admin section show form fields named as ...
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Why am I timing out when using the Menu Editor?

I'm using a more or less fresh local install of WP 3.3.1. A few days ago I set up a couple menus (Appearance > Menus) without a hitch. Today I tried creating a new menu and add a page to it, but the ...
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Admin Plugin POST to another file within the plugin

This is a simplified version of what I need to do (i.e. I know there are other ways of doing things but I need a solution to this specific problem). I am using wordpress 3.3 from a fresh install. I ...
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Default scripts added to each admin page

Whilst jQuery is available on all admin pages, only selected jQuery UI libraries are added for certain pages (i.e. it is different for each admin page). I am trying to find out where the jQuery UI ...
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How to show custom (checkbox) field value in admin post list?

I have a custom post type for products and a custom meta checkbox field for 'Sold'. How can I show the Sold status in a column on the Products edit list and make it sortable (so it would sort all the ...
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How can I remove the “updates” menu in the Wordpress Admin panel?

How can I remove the "updates" menu in the Wordpress Admin panel?
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Cannot access admin panel

I have been working on my site through MAMP and with a localhost. I have not uploaded my site online yet. I have worked in it for weeks accessing through the MAMP start page and then typing ...
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How should I change the username of or delete the admin user?

I would like to either delete or change the username of the original administrator account created during the install of a WP 3.2 site. This is not possible via the admin interface (There is a message ...
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How to remove categories filter from wordpress admin?

I removed the categories column from "All posts" page by applying this code. add_filter("manage_edit-post_columns", "my_post_edit_columns"); function my_post_edit_columns($columns){ ...
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How do you set up a WordPress blog with multiple authors to allow something like StackExchange's “community wiki” feature?

I'm thinking about having a blog with multiple authors. In the WordPress Roles documentation, authors can publish posts but only edit their own and not posts by other authors, which is what I'm ...
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How can I activate Collapse Menu in WordPress?

Inside the WordPress admin dashboard there is a button for making the left side menu collapse (to show just icons and not the icons + text on left side). How can I add jQuery so that it gets ...
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Gathering all Custom Post Type posts in to array/object the proper way

It's Friday, it's late, I've probably done this before in the work I've done before, but I'm drawing a blank. What is the best way to stay within the Wordpress framework and collect a list of your ...
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How to make a theme with more than one CSS file?

I've made my first theme and now I want to create different "profiles". These profiles are just independent CSS files that user can try. The point is, how to make these files to allow users to choose ...
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Using tabs in admin widgets [closed]

Update: I should point out that I tested the method below on Plugin/theme options page and it worked perfectly. In-fact I was also able to include the jQuery cookie Plugin to preserve the current tab ...
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Widgets not expanding on wordpress 3.3 widget dashbord

I updated to WordPress 3.3 (manual update) and cleaned browser cache. Widgets dashbord stop working when tring to expand dynamic sidebars for custom theme when it works for previous wordpress 3.2 ...
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Create a dropdown with Custom Post Types as option in admin

I need to create a dropdown menu with "posts from a custom post type" as option. This dropdown will be placed as custom meta box. For example, I want all posts with the custom type "Video" as option ...
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3.3: How do you hide the new dashboard welcome panel?

I have tried various versions of this here: unset($wp_meta_boxes['dashboard']['normal']['high']['dashboard_wp_welcome_panel']); ...
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paginate_links on custom query in admin - 'sufficient permissions' error

I have created a page in my admin with this custom query: $rows = $wpdb->get_results("SELECT * FROM ej_feedback ORDER BY createdtime ASC"); I have made it successfully paginate as required in ...
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Dashboard RSS Widget Overhaul

I want to give add an order digit on to the dashboard feed like in the image below: http://i.stack.imgur.com/kK0GJ.png I edited default-widgets.php - function wp_widget_rss_output () but it's still ...
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How can I log a user out of Wordpress before the page loads?

I would am using the code below so that on my wordpress site if ?logout is appended to the end of the URL the user will be logged out. This works well - if the user visits a page such as ...
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How can I show more than 15 themes at a time in the admin menu?

I have a lot of themes in my test wordpress site. I get a little frustrated that I can't show more than 15 at a time. In pages and posts you can click "screen options" to choose the number, but it ...
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Admin moderates ALL comments (including post author)

I have comments enabled on my custom post type page, which works well but I need the admin to moderate all comments before they are published. At the moment the post author whose level is ...
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Add “Post Options” for new wordpress post

How i can add "Post Options" section under wysiwyg editor? Like this
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Simplify the admin end

I'm thinking about using WordPress as a content management system for a school. The frontend of WordPress itself would never be seen by the students, but the admin interface would be used by teachers ...
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Hard-coding custom menu elements for menu manager

I realize that one can add custom links through the menu manager but is there a way to manually create such components through the functions.php file? More specifically, one example here relates to a ...
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Adding all sub-pages to the menu manager

Is there some simple way which would allow one to add a page to a menu (through the menu manager interface) and be able to define if the inclusion of this item should automatically add all subpages up ...
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How do I correctly transfer my site from one domain to another?

I developed our wordpress site on a subdomain, so I did not disrupt our homepage while I got everything up and running with Wordpress (It was originally running under Orchard, and I needed tochange ...
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How to add captcha to publish widget

I want to add a captcha challenge to the "publish post" widget in "add new post" to prevent spam posts. This is because my site is open to registrations and posting. Could someone please suggest how ...
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Linking to Post Types from wp-admin

Morning all, I'm having a bit of trouble finding a function I can use to link to a post type from the admin area. I'm actually using something as simple as: <a ...
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Add Admin User via SQL

I gave my client the admin account to his wordpress install and I forgot to add an administrator user for myself. Now, I can no longer access the admin panel because they have changed their password. ...
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“Automatically add new top-level pages” Default

I'm looking for a way to set the default "Automatically add new top-level pages" to be checked when creating a new menu. I haven't been able to find anything on this - any help you could give me? ...
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Set Default Listing “View” in Admin

I'm looking for a way to set the default "View" options under post types in the admin area. For example, by default Posts will default to a "list" view instead of "excerpt" - I'd like to change this ...
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Load a script just to custom post type in admin

I have created a custom post type "portfolio" with something like this : $args = array( 'labels' => $labels, 'public' => true, 'publicly_queryable' => true, 'show_ui' => ...
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using admin functions on frontend

I'm updating my plugin to rely on internal functions of WordPress. I'm about to use wp_generate_attachment_metadata, but this function seems to be only available in the admin section. Is there an ...
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Conditional check for front-end which includes ajax

I need a conditional which exits if the context is not a front-end view including AJAX requests. I have this at the moment: if (is_admin() && !DOING_AJAX) return; The DOING_AJAX bit ...