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Adding Custom Field to Taxonomy Input :Panel

I am looking to achieve something which I figured would be fairly simple to accomplish but it seems there are no real examples available to achieve my needs. Essentially I have a custom post type of "...
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Create un-removeable user

How can I add a Wordpress user that can't be deleted (at all cost, not even by a superadmin) with some code? I can't find anything on Google about such a god-account. This morning a client of our ...
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How to make an admin_notices message that disappears once the user leaves that particular page?

It's easy enough to find help with admin_notices which: show permanently in the admin screen only show when a particular kind of page is shown show until the user dismisses it But I can't find ...
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if admin is logged in

We know, that is_admin() doenst check if user is ADMIN, but it checks only DASHBOARD places... I use this function to detect if administrator is logged in wordpress: function iss_admiiiiiin(){ ...
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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 mysite.com/?...
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Custom order of terms for custom taxonomy in admin and website

I have a custom taxonomy registered for my custom post type. I need to make it possible for a user to specify the order in which the taxonomy terms should appear (something like menu order for pages). ...
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How to change Wordpress default strings?

I want to change some (20-30) of the defaults strings on Wordpress back-end (not to translate). I know there is gettext filter but I think could lead to performance issues if we have a lot of strings....
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How can we customize the logo and some text on the welcome screen?

I have found discussions and solutions on hiding or removing the lately introduced Welcome screen. But we DO find the screen, as a whole, very useful and an excellent addition. So, what we are ...
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Restrict Admin Capabilities in MultiSite

update_core update_plugins update_themes install_plugins install_themes delete_themes edit_plugins edit_themes Hi, I want to restrict those capabilities to user_id = 1 so ...
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front end logo upload like happytables

happytables has a cool feature where if you are logged in, on the home page && haven't uploaded a logo yet it will insert a drag + drop image box similar to image uploader on the backend. ...
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Can I set a default dashboard layout for all users?

I'm creating a multi-author blog, and have recently added the "Dashboard Notepads" plugin. This allows me to add 1 to 3 dashboard widgets which I can write custom notes in, like news or notices. Is ...
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How to remove list view from media library?

I'd like to remove list mode from media library and let users see grid-mode only. I've seen it's a matter of $modes = array( 'grid', 'list' ); in upload.php but I don't want to mod the core.
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Filter translations (gettext strings) on specific admin pages

I'm trying to do a string replacement using gettext filter (source): function theme_change_comments_label( $translated_text, $untranslated_text, $domain ) { if( stripos( $untranslated_text, '...
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Allow admin login at /admin

I am interested in: how can we change the default login url /wp-admin to /login how can we add another url for login so that both /wp-admin and /login would work I tried to use a custom filter and ...
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Thickbox hacking - removing fields

Default (big and ugly) Thickbox I don't like how this Thickbox's page looks at all, I almost never use all these settings fields so decided to get rid off them, at least on pages where I'm uploading ...
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Is There a WordPress Hook to Filter the Edit Posts View?

I want to be able to customize the WordPress edit posts screen to filter based on a custom field (or whatever). Unfortunately I'm not sure what filter or hook to use here, and instead of opening the ...
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Admin config screen without menu

I want to create a sub config from some page on admin panel, eg: I've set config menu this way: add_menu_page( 'E+', 'CRE+', 8, 'cr_e_plus_user_config', 'cr_e_plus_user_config'); add_submenu_page( '...
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Filter custom post types in admin not working

Hello I'm wondering if anyone can help me figure this out. Essentially when I click on my custom post type 'Portfolio' in admin, I see a list of 'Services' next to posts, but when I click on one to ...
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How to add filter in “Comments” at the admin panel?

I found so many information and most of the tutorials only talk about adding filter in post/custom post only. I want to do something similar to this tutorial in 'Comments' area in admin panel. Add ...
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Is there a hook to put stylesheet and/or JS inside iframes (thickbox or tinyMCE) in admin area

I'm working on my admin area theme and I wanted to make some modifications on the way the thickbox and tinyMCE looks. I could make most of the changes through adding custom stylesheets and JS to my ...
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Can I display the widget admin in the page admin?

I would like to show the 'Appearance -> Widgets' menu underneath the text field in 'Pages -> new/edit'. Is it possible to take one part of the admin and show it elsewhere? Reading some of the answers,...
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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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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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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 filter posts by post_parent in the admin?

I have followed this tutorial and this one to add a custom column to a custom post type edit screen, showing the post parent of each post. My question: How can I make the post parent clickable just ...
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How to add icons to post listing (edit.php) in admin

Is there a filter or something to add these kind of icons based categories and what not to all posts? I can't seem to find one. I tried the_title but ofc that gets sanitized and just displays the ...
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How to add internal, revision comments to page updates

I'm not sure the proper WP parlance for this, but I'd like to add historical comments to submitted page updates for version control purposes or as a supplement to the Revisions Browser. (Something ...
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How to change the default home page for the WordPress Dashboard?

Is it possible to change the Default "Home" admin page when logging into the WordPress Dashboard? I thought about a couple of possibilities... Substitute the content on the Dashboard home page ...
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Make Categories and Tags required in admin

Hello i started from Bainternet solution in this post: don't publish custom post type post if a meta data field isn't valid I made a plugin to make categories and tags required. The ...
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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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Any way to create a revision of a post ONLY with a new button in the Meta Box?

Quite sure there isn't a way baked in to do this, but anyone have any ideas on how I would get something like this done? I want to turn autorevisions off and ONLY have a revision created when a button ...
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Prevent reload confirmation after AJAX save

I am saving information in the admin panel via ajax. The problem I'm running in to is the "Are you sure you want to navigate away from this page" popup appear, even though everything has been saved. ...
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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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How to customize wordpress login/register pages?

My question is how do I customize the default WordPress login and register page without editing WP's core files. I'm thinking more along the lines of a functions.php code. Can anyone help me out by ...
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Modifying admin sidebar contents to show pending posts indicator

Hey, I've been trying to get a pending count to appear on the admin sidebar, for pending posts, like the little bubble that appears for pending comments: Offtopic: Am I the only one that thinks ...
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Turn off admin emails for new user registrations

How can I turn off email notifications for the user and admin when a new user is registered? I've seen a few suggestions and plugins but none appear to work. One was to take the function from one of ...
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jQuery UI in Admin (Best Practice?)

Maybe someone has prior experience with this, but when I include the jQuery UI 1.8.9 file within my admin_head I break the functionality of the dashboard (i.e. popup for adding featured image, drag ...
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Should I use is_admin() inside 'admin_init' hook callback

I'm adding an action witht he following line: add_action( 'admin_init', 'fb_init_scripts'); And my function looks like this: function fb_init_scripts() { //Only use these scripts in admin ...
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Custom column for changing post status via ajax

I'm currently trying to implent a new custom column at the page manage screen that will let me change the status (published/pending) of the different pages via an easy toggle link. From what I've ...
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display all posts in wordpress admin

Is there any reason why Wordpress restricts the amount of posts you can administer at once to 20? Is there a way to display all posts? I want to change the category for about 1800 posts. I don't ...
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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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Sends out email to admin

Are there any plugin or code that sends out a email to me (admin) when a author or writer publish a post?
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WordPress Admin back-end - advanced options page?

Am I losing my mind? I seem to recall that somewhere in the Admin back-end there was a page that basically listed out all the fields within wp_options. Does this ring a bell to anyone else? I thought ...
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Is it OK to move admin menu items?

I have a site with eight custom post types. Each is registered with 'menu_position' => 5 (below the Post menu). A side effect of having more than four CPTs is that the Media menu now appears in the ...
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use add_settings_field properly?

I'm using add_settings_field to add some more details to a settings menu, but not sure how I save the settings, or call them back in my theme. Here is the code thus far add_action('admin_init','...
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Can an admin check passwords of registered users?

I have a site where I open accounts for users and hand over login credentials to them. Now, Let's say that a user forgot his password, and wants to reset it. He clicks "Lost your password?" link on ...
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Send Admin Emails to Multiple Email Addresses

Is there a hook that would allow me to email multiple email addresses for the default admin email notifications? I was hoping I could build an array: $adminEmails = array('me1@example.com', 'me2@...
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How to obtain the user ID of the current profile being edited in WP-Admin?

Is there a way of obtaining the user ID of the profile being edited in wp-admin? I know it's in the URL if you are editing a user, EX: ./wp-admin/user-edit.php?user_id=427. Could always $_GET['...
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Set Featured Image programmatically (in admin) with JavaScript?

I'm trying to set the post thumbnail (featured image) with javascript from an existing image in the media gallery. I would consider a php-based option too I suppose (one that would require clicking ...
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Disable the post save process completely

I need a way to disable the save process completely using an action/filter. Something that works (for e.g.:) in the query, posts_clauses or wp_insert_post/save_post/update_post hooks. So far I only ...