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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edit-comments.php in Admin - how to change 'Comments' title?

How can I change the title 'Comments' on the edit-comments.php page in the admin area? Thank you
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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 ***/ add_action(...
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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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Remove Customize Background and Header from Appearance admin menu without CSS or JS

I am trying to remove background and header from appearance menu, but they don't seem to go away! I think it's because I have activated customize, but can I remove them anyway without using CSS or JS? ...
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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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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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Remove admin AND editor from the “change role to” menu in user listing

I have a snippet in my functions.php that removes the admin role from the "change role to" drop down menu in the users listing screen, so that editors who can list users and manage roles won't be ...
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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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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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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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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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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 home/...
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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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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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Admin: very slow edit page caused by core meta query

We've been noticing really long load times when going to edit a post or page. Using Query Monitor, we found that this WP core query is taking upwards to 15-20s. SELECT meta_key FROM wp_postmeta ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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Manage users custom column add class “num”

I have customized my admin users column to show the purchased leads of a role "lead buyer". The value of the column is a decimal (the number of leads). The "posts" column of the users table has a ...
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Remove Duplicator plugin from admin menu if not an administrator

I'm having a bit of trouble removing the menu item added by the Duplicator plugin (https://wordpress.org/plugins/duplicator/) from the admin menu if the user is not an administrator. I am able to ...
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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 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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Plugins & Setting Menu Items Removed From Admin Panel

I am unable to add any new plugins and can't see menu settings as well. I think it's been disabled. How do I bring these admin menu items back? Here's what my admin panel currently looks like:
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how to change appearence of the content of default post list columns?

Speaking about backoffice here. I usually add columns and filters to the backoffice for certain custom post types. No problem here. BUt what if I would simply like to change something on the content ...
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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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Adding hero images to blog posts

I'm having some trouble finding the solution for my problem stated in the title. To describe it more clearly, then I would like to add some kind of functionality to the wordpress post section in the ...
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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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Excerpt showing under title in admin columns

I am developing a site for a client, but i am facing a weird issue that is excerpt by default shows under title in admin columns. This is happening for all post types including custom post types. I ...
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How do I transfer an existing website running on Joomla to Wordpress?

I am currently the Admin of a site that is running on Joomla 2.5 and I am looking to migrate existing content to wordpress. Please help.
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Wordpress multisite, allow non super admins to create sites

I'm creating a wordpress multisite for at costumer to uses with his own customers. He need to be able to create a site when he get a new customer, and his customer should be able to control the the ...
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get_post_types not working properly in admin

I'm trying to get all post types (custom & built_in) but it's only gives me only built_in ones in admin. I can get all of them in root (5 with builtins included) but in admin, i can only get 3. I ...
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Permanently activate WordPress theme

It it possible to permanently activate a theme so that it cannot be disabled or changed? Something similar to: define( 'WP_DEFAULT_THEME', 'apollo' );
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Customising the admin columns for a custom post type, but now most of the built in categories don't display?

Our admin dashboard list of our custom post type shows by default two columns - title and categories. We want to improve the list, and to add the foobar custom field. So we do that as follows: ...
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Disabling “View” mentions from backend?

I'm using wordpress as a content manager or something, so i'm using backend only (and i've disabled the frontend with a ghost theme which redirect to the admin panel). The question is: how could i ...
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Wordpress Admin Menu defining function is seperate file

Here is my current code, aio_menu.php <?php defined( 'ABSPATH' ) or die( 'No script kiddies please!' ); add_action( 'admin_menu', 'AIO_menu_creator' ); function AIO_menu_creator() { ...
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how to display “Edit | Quick Edit | Trash | View” in custom WP_List_Table column?

I have removed "Post Title" in admin column, and created a custom column. Is there any way to the display "Edit | Quick Edit | Trash | View" link?
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How to enable reply button on mostly deeply-nested comments? [closed]

I have a blog on wordpress.com, using the Twenty Twelve theme. Background In my experience, on wordpress blogs with nested comments, the reply buttons only show on individual comments when their ...
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Moving website - admin section

I have successfully moved a wordpress site from /test directory to the root, so now the website url looks like www.example.com. Fine. However the admin section (wp-admin) still points to /test ...
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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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Can't access admin-ajax.php on some sites on Multisite install

I have a multisite install on wpengine, with the main site acting as the parent theme and each subsite a child theme. From the main site and one sub site I can call /wp-admin/admin-ajax.php without ...