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

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changing body background color for custom post type in admin backend

i have a custom post type called 'auctions', and i'd like to be able to visually differentiate auctions from posts and pages in the backend by assigning a different background color to the auction ...
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What are the best practices for updating?

Don't want to do anything to take down my blog. Here are some upgrade-related questions: How often should Wordpress be updated? What is the best way to do it? How to know if there is a problem with ...
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admin page redirect

Is it possible to redirect users to an admin page if they access another admin page? For example if they a user ever hits "all pages" /wp-admin/edit.php?post_type=page they would get redirected to "...
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207 views

Prevent widgets removal

I'm building a site with a lot of widgets. They have been highly customized. Several admins/editors will have to edit these widgets when the site is live. Right now I'm scared to see a widget (and ...
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6k views

WordPress admin screen very slow / timing out when editing or adding a new page/custom post

I'm new to the site but appreciate any help you can give. I have a WordPress set-up which (rightly or wrongly) has hundreds of pages and thousands of another custom post type which is also based on a ...
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3k views

Uploading Images to Multi-Site Causes Failure to HTTP Error

Just to fill you in on my situation. Running WordPress multi-site version: 3.5.2 clean install. Zero 3rd party plugins. All of my plugins have been disabled for debugging. Using WordPress MU ...
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945 views

Error with Custom Admin Screen in iframe Thickbox

I have a plugin that adds a new admin screen in an iframe. I created a PHP file in my plugin, and I put a link with a class of Thickbox to that. Everything works just fine, but it produces a PHP error ...
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516 views

Modify built-in post type properties

I have an unusual situation where I need to make the built-in post type 'page' non-hierarchical. I printed the post type object with var_dump(get_post_type_object('page')); die; and I got this: ...
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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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How to find out if an wp-admin action edited a file?

I want to create a small plugin to automatically purge the APC opcode cache after specific actions in the Wordpress admin interface. This is necessary if e.g. apc.stat is set to 0, as a change to a ...
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57 views

Text snippets shared across posts

I'd like to add a "fast facts" section to a wordpress site - an area in the sidebar where snippets of text are rotated. Where is the best place to store things like this? Widgets don't really allow ...
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14k views

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 http://...
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Dashboard left hand menu overlapping next item down [duplicate]

Stuck with this one and wondered if someone could point me in the right direction... we updated one of our wordpress sites a couple of weeks ago and only revisited it today and noticed that the ...
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1k views

How to prevent parent admin page from appearring as a child admin page

I am using this code: add_menu_page($page_title, $menu_title, $this->capability, $menu_slug, $function); Which is adding top level admin page. When I add: add_submenu_page( $menu_slug, 'sub ...
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2k views

Add User meta fields, which only admin can edit

is there a way to add custom user meta fields (like the one in the profile.php which contain specific user data), but only an admin (or an other user with enough capabilities) can change them? Maybe I'...
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152 views

Adding a Clone link to product attributes - post_row_actions() filter, or how to override a Class question

I have a request to be able to duplicate a product attribute in WooCommerce. Think: duplicating a product (with already existing functionality), or plugins that allow you to duplicate a post. However,...
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Adding an email column to a Custom Post Types Admin Screen?

I am trying to add a column to my Custom Post Type Admin Screen that will show the author's email address. Any advice for novice coders (such as myself) that describe how to accomplish this? I've come ...
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1k views

Re-ordering Admin Submenu Sections

I was looking at the method below to reorder the Admin Menu Sections: http://wordpress.stackexchange.com/a/1220/1044 ...and was wondering if it's possible to reorder the submenu sections using ...
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377 views

echo or print_r in an admin function

I'm currently working my first plugin (to deal with my CPT) and am at the process of saving the values of a meta box. I wish to add an underscore (_) to the meta key so that it is hidden on the ...
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176 views

How to Remove the “Restore” Link in Quick Edit?

I want to know is there any hook to remove the Restore link in the edit page - trash page? /wp-admin/edit.php?post_status=trash I know I can hide it with a css/jquery trick, but I prefer to use a ...
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440 views

Hide pages depending on role

I've been trying to find a way to limit the user from seeing some pages in the "pages" menu in the admin panel. I looked in the edit.php file and noticed: } elseif ( 'page' == $post_type ) { ...
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6answers
8k views

wordpress upload http error?

I'm trying to uplaod video files,my upload file size limit is 96mb,and I can upload videos until 10mb size,but I want to uplaod videos that have 20mb size.If I try to uplaod bigger video I get http ...
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669 views

How to display only logged in user's post comments in comments area

I am making a custom Wordpress site where School students logged in and add their posts. I am giving them rights to use wp-admin panel with little customization and modification. QUESTION: "How can ...
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How to enable Admins to see Plugins

I am running a multisite network on the latest version of WP. I am the Super Admin. I setup a user as "Administrator" on a site in the network. The Admin User cannot see the plugins menu. I ...
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411 views

Hiding by default specific post status on backend list?

I created various custom post status options (like default ones: "published", "draft" and so on) and one of them is "project closed". I need to hide/exclude by default from post list in the backend ...
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How to Use Resposive Tables in WordPress ADMIN Pages?

I have created a custom ADMIN page using add_menu_page. There is a HTML table in that page. I need to make it responsive. Is there way to do it?
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How do you modify CSS files via admin panel?

All theme styles are in style.css file. Let's say first line looks like: body { background-color: #fff; } Now, I've created an option in admin panel named body_bg. User types #000 there and I ...
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How to add an admin function only to posts, not pages?

I'm having a problem with adding an excerpt counter to the excerpt field. It may be a conflict with another plugin, but basically it screws with other jquery if the excerpt field doesn't exist (e.g.: ...
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Overview with latest edited posts and pages

I'm looking for an overview of all the latest user activities. But I don't want to see comments on this page, just the edits or creations of new posts or pages. Unfortunately I can't find such a ...
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Custom taxonomy admin description

Is it possible to add a short description to a custom taxonomy's admin area? For example, I've added a taxonomy that determines what kind of banners are displayed on a post's page. In the meta box ...
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344 views

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 it)...
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How to print the output of the get_num_queries function from frontend to backend?

I'm trying to develop a simple plugin and figure out how to display the number of queries executed in frontend, to an admin page (plugin options page), using get_num_queries() function. I've added ...
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How can I place the “Add New Post” contents on a custom page?

I created an alternative to the default WordPress Admin panel for my writers to use as I wanted more flexibility (in design) and a simpler interface. I've been successful thus far but I can't seem to ...
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Reference external file as a function

In my functions.php I have the following code: add_action( 'admin_menu', 'jp_create_admin_pages' ); function jp_create_admin_pages() { add_menu_page( 'Members', 'Members', ...
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No results searching custom post type in admin panel

So I have a custom post type action and when I search in the admin panel I don't get any results. I think I figured out why, but not sure how to fix it. When I enter a search term and then click "...
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223 views

Make “Post published. View post” Open in a New Tab

How would I make Post published. View post(edit and pages as well) always open in a new tab? I have this in an iframe but it looks weird when a post is in it.
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Default, locked sorting of posting fields

Is there anyway to disable custom dragging and sorting of the posting fields in admin? From time to time, the fields gets dis-ordered, and I have to sort them back to the way I want it, witch is ...
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Wrong url in sortable column headers & pagination in the admin, when behind a proxy

Recently I changed the url of my site from atlas.site.com to site.com, one thing I just came across in the admin area for posts, custom post types, pages, where there are more than one page of posts, ...
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How to display custom post meta in the appearance->menus page

I'm working on a website and added a custom meta option for all pages / posts called: "Location". $value = get_post_meta( $post->ID, '_privacy_location', true ); I'd like to add the value on ...
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How to link categories to custom taxonomy terms?

In a site I have registered some custom taxonomies. I want to have sort of a linkage between one of the custom taxonomies and the categories (which is, also, a taxonomy by itself), in such a way: If ...