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

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Can I show the tag admin interface on a post when logged in as an admin?

I have a lot of posts that I'm adding tags to, but it's annoying to have to click the "edit" link on each post to go into the admin and edit the tags. Is there a way I can embed the actual tags panel ...
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How modify gallery shortcode output for admin side

I've been modifying the gallery shortcode output, with remove_shortcode and add_shortcode function. Which works great for the front-end side. But in the admin side, when I edit some pages, the ...
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Admin Top Bar Not Showing On Front End

i'm having problem with displaying admin top bar on my site. I googled and got some solution which i tried like 1) Checking wp_footer in footer.php 2) Checkbox ticked in user profile saying show ...
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528 views

How to customize this automatic slug shortener with an overrwrite function

I am using a slick little piece of code which I have included within my functions file which automatically takes any information entered into the title of a new post and create a slug with specific ...
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How to switch theme if the current user is admin?

I am trying to switch my current custom theme to twenty fifteen theme if the visitor is admin. So I put following code into my custom theme functions.php /*** Switching theme to Admin ***/ ...
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Dynamic form variables for post meta

I am trying to create a dynamic form in the wordpress admin where I can add a line and still be able to process the variables into the database as post meta. I've done quite a bit of research and ...
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4k views

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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Plugin development - show saved shortcodes in admin panel/page

I created a shortcode plugin and now I am creating an admin page for the plugin. What I would like to do is that, when you hit the submit button in the admin page after choosing all the attributes to ...
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201 views

How do I show rating stars in admin comments columns?

I have a custom post type where I use a slightly altered comments template converting the default comments into a 5 star rating and reviews function. It works as expected just as it should. From the ...
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81 views

Filter for Admin Nav Menus Drop Down

In short, is there a filter for the Admin Panels Nav-Menu Dropdown List? For non-administrators I need to remove access to modifying / selecting a specific menu but still allow access to other ...
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812 views

Add filter-by-tag in the all posts admin console page

By default the 'all posts' page contains the following filters by date by category Is there a way I can add 'by tags' as well ?
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Show excerpt if no title in admin view

Usually my posts do not have a title, so in the admin view it always says "(no title)" wherever the title would be shown. So I am wondering how I could hook into that view function. I would like to ...
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How to pass a specific post id from “all posts” list in Admin panel

I want to add a custom column to the "all posts" list display in admin. I can add the custom column but my problem is I don't know how to tie the post ID to each listing on the page. The custom column ...
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2k views

How to remove/hide Yoast's “SEO” tab in admin panel?

I don't want this shown to members who register for my website as it's confusing and irrelevant for them. I assume some code added to functions.php will do the trick but what code?
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216 views

do_action() hook into load-(page)

I have created an admin theme settings page where I save all my settings in wp_options. Now I want to expand this settings page by plugins which can be activated and deactivated depending on which ...
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Enqueue and Dequeue from admin bar nodes

I developed a few nodes under my custom parent node on admin bar. While navigating on frontend and clicking on one node I'd like to enqueue some css file. The url should remain. While navigating on ...
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Is Post-Form Resubmission somehow prevented in Wordpress 4.2.2?

I'm developing a Wordpress-Plugin where I add some forms to the wordpress admin. Usually when I'm testing the processing of form data, I fill in the form once and then just reload the page to send the ...
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3k views

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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3k views

Make parent categories not selectable

I'd like that my categories having child-categories don't be selectable on the post article page. What I want to do is to remove the checkbox before their label. I've looked the filter documentation ...
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Wordpress Home/Front Page Display at top of Admin Pages List

I know this example doesn't show a lot of pages. But, on sites with dozens of pages, I have to go to the next page, scroll, sort by title, etc. to find the home page. Is there a way to have the ...
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Css in admin panel of WP or some other BUG

I'm running WP almost a month now, and after it updated automatically(wtf?) to version 4.2.2 or may be from some other reason, I can't edit my menu from the admin panel. Have a look at the screens ...
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2k views

Display Custom Field Value on Admin Page Column

What I want is to display the value of the custom field called 'page_template'. I use the code below but it displays nothing under Page Template column although I have already defined a value for the ...
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Why does nonce verification fail intermittently?

I have a strange re-occurring issue that has me stumped. Briefly, when writers are saving posts in the admin the nonce check fails intermittently and shows the message “Are you sure?”. It’s been ...
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How do I add an arbitrary link to the WordPress Admin Menu?

I am looking to add an arbitrary link to the WordPress Admin Menu. Example: | Dashboard | | Posts | | Media | | Custom Arbitrary Link | The functionality of this acts just like a normal button ...
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Menu deletes all items and position - wordpress bug?

I just went through one of our sites and updated every plugin and Wordpress to 4.2.2. After upgrading I was supposed to do some menu changes, but after "successfully" saving the menu every item was ...
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how to know if admin is in edit page or post

I use this after I checked if the user is admin if ( isset($_GET['action']) && $_GET['action'] === 'edit' ) is there better way?
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Any guides on creating custom admin pages?

I basically want to create a table (preferably AJAXified) that lets the user enter a line of information, and be able to add new lines of information, and delete selected ones. I've found this post ...
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How to populate a nav-menus meta box with admin menu items

I have successfully added a new meta box to the Appearance->Menus (/wp-admin/nav-menus.php) page called "Admin Pages". Now I need to populate it the same way the standard "Pages" meta box is, but ...
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336 views

Ajax call through admin-ajax.php returns 404 error

I am trying to do a pretty basic AJAX request at the moment, just to test functionality, routing my calls through admin-ajax.php. However, every time I try to fire the AJAX request, I get a 404 error ...
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Filter to order Admin Custom Post List makes template query come up empty

In my template I query the posts like so: query_posts(array( 'post_type' => 'homeslide', 'meta_key' => 'slide_order', 'orderby' ...
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How to change the descriptive text on the menus admin page?

On the menus admin page, it says 'Drag each item into the order you prefer. Click the arrow on the right of the item to reveal additional configuration options.' I would like to modify this to ' ...
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143 views

Add a page in admin without adding menu item

In my plugin I have registered a menu_page; now I need another page. How can I add another page to my plugin without adding another menu item? Is it possible to call it by href?
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How to disable the “Your site has updated to WordPress x.y.z” admin email?

Using the automatic update of my self-hosted WordPress blogs, I configured automatic updates of both the WordPress core as well as WordPress plugins and themes (through this plugin). Whenever a core ...
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839 views

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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675 views

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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Adding CSS styles to Admin Area PAGES only (not POSTS or CPT)

I am using this to load css styles in the admin area (for any user who is not an administrator): function wpse_admin_styles() { if ( !current_user_can( 'manage_options' ) ) { echo ...
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How can I delete all inactive widgets?

I want to cleanup all inactive widgets. I tried following snippet as suggested by this answer Script to remove all inactive widgets?. $sidebars_widgets = get_option( 'sidebars_widgets' ); ...
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353 views

Seems that admin_post_{action} does not executing

I'm trying to proccess different actions of my plugin with admin_post_{action} hook. But following code seems not working class TestPlugin { function test(){ die('working!'); } ...
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Organizing Code in your WordPress Theme's functions.php File?

The more customization I make to WordPress the more I start thinking about if I should be organizing this file or splitting it up. More specifically, if I have a bunch of custom functions which only ...
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How-to turn off mobile admin mode?

I want to permanently turn off the mobile admin interface, which I find incredibly annoying. What file do I need to edit to turn off the mobile admin interface? This question is not about WordPress ...
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jQuery .on() function on iFrame of WordPress Admin

I am trying to execute following code on an iFrame of WordPress Admin while developing a plugin, but it is not working. jQuery(document).on('click', '.subject', function (e) { ...
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Disable login on multisite web sites

I have a network of sites, and of course, all of them have their own admin panel at /wp-admin. I was wondering if it is possible to disable /wp-admin on all sites but on main site. So everybody logs ...
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wordpress login loop after install

I spun up a AWS instance to run a LAMP stack + the latest Wordpress (4.1.1). I am doing everything from the command line as root and do not use Cpanel or phpMyAdmin After creating the user + DB and ...
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12k views

Add a Separator to the Admin Menu?

Does anyone know how to add an admin menu separator? I found this but it did not help. Any ideas?
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Wordpress Widget Administration Javascripts do not work?

I have been working on a widget in WP 4.1.1 and cant seem to even get simple javascript to function on the backend unless WP is put into Enable Accessibility Mode. For example in your Form($instance) ...
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Admin: global $post empty

I tried to get $post var outside function php in wordpress admin panel. The only way that I find to access to $post is to add_action. However I want to get this var outside the add_action and global ...
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Adding help information to custom post edit page

I have two custom post types created (using Types plugin) with a bunch of custom fields. I need to add a help information, instructions for admins that will show at the top of add new/edit CPT page ...
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7k views

How to set back-end language per user?

I would like to use the english interface for the back-end but I would like to set it to native language for an editor. I know WPML has this feature, but I don't want to install the unsupported WPML ...
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How to filter posts in admin by before date or by post status 'future'?

I have read/searched a ton of questions but all I find seem to be related to custom post types and such. The situation is that sometimes we happen to have a lot of posts waiting for to be published ...
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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 ...