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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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How to let authors revise other authors drafts, but keep them from publishing?

I want to give all authors permission to edit other authors drafts, but not publish them. It seems like the only way to give authors access to drafts by other authors is to grant them ...
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Get current active wp color scheme

Is there a way to return the current active color scheme? This is how to register a new admin color scheme <?php register_admin_color_schemes(); ?> is there something like ...
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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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Showing WP_Error message with admin_notice action hook

I have just get an answer to one of my question but the problem is I want to print an error when every user will insert tags of more than two words through post-new.php with admin_notice action hook. ...
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Replacing the List table of a Post Type

Is there a way to replace the WP_List_Table object of a post type to display said post type differently on the Admin edit.php page?
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How do I get the current edit page ID in the admin?

Most solutions I found are for front-end use. This is for a plugin, so the all activity is in the back-end. How do I get the page ID that's being currently use(edited) in the admin? Note I'm out of ...
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How do I remove dashboard access from specific user roles?

I'd like to prevent certain user roles from accessing the dashboard http://www.openeye.net/wp-admin/ at all. I've moved and restyled user profiles to a new page that's viewable on the site. How would ...
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Send automatic mail to Admin when user/member changes/adds profile

Is there a way to send the updated/added values from profile, when a member/user updates his/hers data, to the admin of the site or another emailadress? Can this be the first step? /* do something ...
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which action to hook to in order to perform post-publish action

I have some functionality I've written in order to post the title and link for the post to twitter whenever a post is published. I'm wondering which wp function to hook this to? save_post has no real ...
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584 views

Making Media Library “Alternative Text” Field Required

I'm looking to make the "Alternative Text" field required in the Media Library, just like the "Title" field above it. Screenshot:
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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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4k views

Remove ability to access certain admin menus

I am trying to remove some of the admin features for a user with the role of contributor. What i mean by remove some of the admin features is disable them from seeing certain admin menu items, such as ...
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Reorder plugin items in the admin menu

Is it possible to reorder plugin menu items and custom admin items in the Admin menu without modifying the position in the plugin itself? I've tried using the method described here "Changing the Menu ...
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Change post title during post saving process

My theme and Qtranslate plugin have a conflict and cause many issues on my website's post titles. I cannot trace what causes the issue and I thought that I could handle the title saving myself ...
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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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Is there a more efficient admin search function/plugin?

Writers on our large Wordpress installation love to use the the content searching functionality. As convenient as this functionality is, the complexity of its queries slows down our database ...
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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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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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Wordpress Admins or Roles per Page

I would like to define an admin that has Administrator rights to everything - thats of course possible, its the default functionality. then i would also like to create an admin (or role) that can only ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 to get a nofication when post submitted

I was wondering is there a way to send the admin a notification (email or otherwise) whenever a user submits a post. Currently, I have to log into the admin section to see if there was anything ...
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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. ...
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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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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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487 views

Plugin: AJAX query external API to sync to tables

I'm wanting to write a plugin that hooks into an external API and syncs to a couple of database tables some information. I want to do this in a best practice way if there is one. I want the user to ...
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Add number new posts (post_status = pending) to administration menu [duplicate]

What I have: A custom post type. A front end posting form which creates new posts with post_status = pending until they are manually reviewed and status changed to published. What I need: While I can ...
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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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362 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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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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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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Javascript not working in admin

It seems that none of the javascript is working when I log into the admin section of my site. I cannot do anything that requires javascript or AJAX : Nextgen thumbnails, Widget organisation, even the ...
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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 ...
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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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Layout Plugin Admin Pages: Use BootStrap?

When you make your plugin admin pages, ie 'My Plugin Settings' page and etc. do you use bootstrap in them? What is the convention for this and what do most in the industry use to lay out their ...
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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 can I add a column in the wp_list_table of the admin area?

So my question is pretty much what you see in the picture. In my custom post type of "Products" how can I add an extra column like SEO Yoast did to my main table which is called WP_List_Table. I ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...