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

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How do I create my own admin button and theme settings page?

I have some options I want my client to be able to change, and so I need an options page for my theme that I can show for those with "editor" status. How can I do this and utilise the options in my ...
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Allowing admin-ajax.php to receive “application/json” instead of “x-www-form-urlencoded”

I'm using AngularJS's $http function to send my payload to WordPress's admin-ajax.php subsystem, but it seems the latter only accepts x-www-form-urlencoded data, instead of the application/json ...
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Add admin bar link to edit author

I am trying to allow my editors and admins to click to "Edit Author" as they would "Edit Post" or "Edit [Custom Post Type]" from the admin bar when they are on a page like /authors/jdoe (Note: I do ...
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Integrate post tags in Post Edit page with qTranslate

Summary In the tags widget in the Post Edit page, I need to know a way to filter through: the tags suggestions the tag terms update when saving or updating the post At least that is what I think ...
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Making the thumbnails in the backend Media section bigger

So I uploaded a lot of similar looking photos, and uploaded a duplicate or two. I go into the backend to the Media panel, but alas, each row has a small thumbnail, making it time consuming to figure ...
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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 ...
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Custom post type admin search

Is it possible to search in custom post type meta fields? I have posts, with many custom meta fields. Wordpress by default search only in title and in content. How can I change it? If you didn't ...
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How to build custom WP admin with custom URLs

I would like to create a custom WP admin area, that uses custom URLs to navigate thought it and have a custom generated HTML. A member will be able to login via a custom URL, for example: ...
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Custom taxonomy position in admin panel

I can't figure out how to change position of custom taxonomy menu item in the admin panel. Right now I have custom post type-- custom_1-- and another custom post type-- custom_2. For custom_2, I've ...
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Custom taxonomy only showing top level terms in admin?

I have a hierarchical custom taxonomy that I add terms to programatically using the following code in a loop: -- SNIP -- $args = array( 'description'=> '', 'slug' => ...
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Possible to create placeholder images in Wordpress editor that are clickable (should bring up uploader)?

Working on a project where I would like to have buttons within the actual visual editor area where the user can click on the placeholder image and it brings up the upload dialog. I've seen that ...
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902 views

How to add admin bar and admin menu or submenu notification bubbles?

What would you recommend to use as far as manipulating the admin bar goes? I was thinking to just add a new admin bar node, and with CSS set a background image for the icon. Then in the node, just ...
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883 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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544 views

How to change redirect after moving a page to trash?

How could I change the redirect location after a user trashes a page? Right now they go to all pages here:....wp-admin/edit.php?post_type=page I want them to go ...
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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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why don't I get error messages in admin when developing?

I am curious as to why my screen goes completely blank when an error is present in my code. This only happens to me when it is an admin function. No warnings, no syntax error messages, nothing. Just ...
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Customize the upload screen

I would need to simplify the "upload new image" interface for our Authors : basically, hide a few fields that will only confuse my wordpress "authors" (like the "Description" and "Alt" text inputs). ...
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How to remove row-actions from pages table?

I've already found out here how to remove the row-actions from the posts table in wordpress admin. Now I'd like to do the same in the pages table. I've looked in the core files but, well, I just don't ...
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wp-admin - save options without refreshing?

I have my own plugin options page, but when users hit "Save" button the whole page refreshes. Is there a way of changing my script below to something that will for example popup yellow box saying ...
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WordPress prompt checklist before publish?

Does anyone have a suggested plugin that does the following: when a user hits publish on a post for the first time, it should have a popup, notice, or alert that asks the following: Do you have a ...
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Make Theme automatically choose default nav menu

I have been developing a WordPress theme. I want to be able to, once activated, look to see if there is already a menu created in the backend. If it exists then choose it and use as the primary menu, ...
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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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Move admin menu at the end

I installed a plugin for my users in WPMU and I want to make it appear at the end of the admin menu .... I tried this but the menu never appears at the end: function custom_menu_order($menu_ord) { ...
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How to get search results in the backend admin on a custom post type?

I have a custom post type books and have many meta boxes for it...etc But in the backend, I am not able to search anything. For example I try to search the custom post type id in the search field, ...
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How do I save data from submitted form from widget

I'm looking over internet for some simple solution of email subscription widget but no luck. Or they are too complicated and paid, or they are relaying on some external email functions. I'm not a ...
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How to develop a community feature in the dashboard for multiauthor site

I run a Wordpress site that has more than 300 authors. Is it possible to create some type of community in the backend (dashboard)? Ideally, a space where the authors can discuss with each other in a ...
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is_admin() returns true when using admin-ajax.php from front end script

Had a situation today where I was using admin-ajax.php from a front end script. As I understand it this the wp way to make ajax calls (registering my function with the wp_ajax_nopriv_myfunction hook) ...
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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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Installing wp3.2.1 on IIS; getting empty sessions

i have to install wordpress 3.2.1 on IIS 5.0 (yeah, i know...) here. Brand new default wordpress installation, no plugins ore previous versions installed. So, i downloaded the 3.2.1.zip and the ...
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How to save dismissable notice state in WP 4.2?

In WordPress 4.2 the is-dismissible class was introduced to allow notices to be dismissed. This code is working to add the notice. function prefix_deprecated_hook_admin_notice() { if ( ...
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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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Taxonomy/category hierarchy lost when editing posts [closed]

When editing a post the tree structure of the taxonomy seems to be lost, ie; if I set the following when adding a post: [x] Top tier category 1 - [x] Cat 1 sub-category 1 - [ ] Cat 1 sub-category 2 - ...
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Use latest jQuery in WordPress (admin interface)

I want to use the latest jQuery (and jQuery UI) versions on my admin interface (editing a specific post type that I created). I tried this: // jQuery 1.x wp_register_script('jquery1x', ...
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Using require_once() within admin

In my theme directory I have the following structure: /includes/functions-custom.php /includes/avatax/AvaTax.php /includes/classes/gmaps.class.php I'm making a call from the functions-custom.php to ...
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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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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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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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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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Wordpress Plugin Look & Feel

Is there a list of the ID's and Classes I can give HTML elements in the admin panel in order to closely mimic the wordpress look and feel?
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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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Filter by custom Field for Custom post type Admin Listing

I have a custom post type "Article" which has a custom field "issue" that is the id number of a "issue" post type that i am selecting using a simple select box. I want to add a drop down of issues ...
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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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Hide Admin menus per role in Wordpress

I am trying to hide a certain amount of menus for a client. Right now I am using the following code and it is doing its job well, but it removes it for everyone as far as I can tell. As in all roles. ...
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Modify links under 'help section'?

I am trying to modify the support links under the help section (Contextual help).I want to replace these Documentation on Using Themes and Support Forums with my own .So I removed the links in ...
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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 only load a plugin js on it's settings pages?

I have a plugin that is conflicting with some default wordpress functions. In the post and page creating/edit areas. I only need my functions on my settings pages. I have the js file loading in admin, ...
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How to add custom columns to Custom Post Type admin screen

I have another dumb question, but I can't get one thing :) I've found this very good article on creating custom post types: http://thinkvitamin.com/code/create-your-first-wordpress-custom-post-type/ ...
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Disable all https in WordPress

Recently I moved my WordPress to another server (MediaTemple), but now my admin is redirecting for HTTPS all the time, but I don't have SSL enabled on my domain, so it just keep warning that is not ...
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Is there an action that is called when a post is restored from the trash?

I'm looking at the wordpress list of actions and trying to find an action that is called when a post is restored from the trash but cannot find one. Does anyone know if it exists?
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Wordpress manage users as non admin

Is it possible to let a non-admin user (e.g an editor / author or another role) manage the users? I am working on a Wordpress website where multiple people manage the website, and there will be ...