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Best Collection of Code for your functions.php file [closed]

Please vote on the question and any answers you find useful by clicking on the UP arrow on the left hand side of the question or answer. As with many others who are now viewing this post, I have been ...
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Add filter menu to admin list of posts (of custom type) to filter posts by custom field values

This answer is very close to what I am looking to do, but instead I would like to specify a specific custom field and display a select menu of its available values. Thanks!
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1answer
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How to filter post listing (in WP dashboard posts listing) using a custom field (search functionality)?

Despite the fact I googled a lot, I've not found the answer to a very simple question : I have some posts with a custom field (i.e. supplier_name). I would like to be able to search and filter my ...
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3answers
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Adding an Arbitrary Link to the Admin Menu?

Is there a way to add a arbitrary hyperlink to the WordPress admin menu (I mean the menu on the left when you log into the admin dashboard)? For example, can one add a link to Google? In my ...
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6answers
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Changing the Order of Admin Menu Sections?

I am getting a bit frustrated over here after having spent a few hours trying to accomplish this fairly simple task without any luck. Essentially I have 5 custom post types which I created and all I ...
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6answers
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How to remove admin menu pages inserted by plugins?

I've got the following code, which cleans up a lot of stuff that is not going to be used within the admin area: add_action( 'admin_menu', 'my_remove_menu_pages' ); function my_remove_menu_pages() { ...
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7answers
5k views

Disable dragging of meta boxes?

Anyone know how to disable this functionality so the meta boxes can't be repositioned?
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2answers
12k views

Load a script just to custom post type in admin

I have created a custom post type "portfolio" with something like this : $args = array( 'labels' => $labels, 'public' => true, 'publicly_queryable' => true, 'show_ui' => ...
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1answer
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WP List Table custom quick edit box - post meta data missing and columns change on submit

I have extended class WP_List_Table to create a custom sortable table of posts along with a quick edit box with custom meta boxes. The meta boxes populate and save but when I click submit the field ...
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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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7answers
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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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5answers
6k views

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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2answers
9k views

How to remove a column from the Posts page

In a previous question I asked how to add a column to the Posts page in the Administration section, and got a working answer. But now I need to know how to delete an existing column (e.g. the Date ...
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2answers
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Update post counts (published, draft, unattached) in admin interface

I am working on a multi-user WordPress setup and have made it so a particular type of user can only see and interact with posts, images, pages etc that they have authored. The code to make this happen ...
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2answers
534 views

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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2answers
897 views

Modify CSS via Theme Control Panel

Hi to all I'm trying to create an advanced control panel for my first Wordpress template but I'm not able to add a function that I will need. The function that I'm trying to add is the possibility to ...
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1answer
2k views

Change admin language based on user (in single-site)

I'm trying to make a small plugin to install in some sites of a german client. I can make my way around WordPress in german, but would be easier if it was in english. There's a plugin that manages ...
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2answers
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How do I load a CSS style into WordPress admin area only?

I'm trying to load a CSS file for my WordPress post area, but having no luck. I have read over the wp_enqueue_style function and came up with the code below, but it doesn't load up. Is there a tag or ...
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2answers
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Permalinks Question: Adding a prefix ONLY in front of the posts

I want all my posts to have /ARTICLES/%post-name% structure. But as soon as I modify the custom structure to that, for a reason that beats me, wordpress adds the articles prefix across the board. ...
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5answers
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Creating a table in the admin-style?

What is the recommended way of creating a page with a table, in the style of the tables showing posts or users in the admin area? I am expanding the Cache Images plugin, and it contains a table with ...
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7answers
10k views

Loading External Scripts in Admin but ONLY for a Specific Post Type?

So I continue to run into this issue and I just looking for the best and simplest solution to solve this problem. I have come to make use of custom post types in many different projects and have ...
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5answers
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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3answers
8k views

How can I speed up my WP admin section?

We have many WP sites with a proxy in between the servers that they sit on and the internet. Some things in WP simply don't work: RSS feeds on dashboard looking up themes looking up plugins core ...
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1answer
2k views

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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3answers
7k views

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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2answers
5k views

Sort admin menu items

On a related note to "Changing the Order of Admin Menu Sections?", I'm looking for a way to alphabetically sort the entries in each sub-section of WordPress's admin area. Currently, whenever a new ...
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2answers
694 views

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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1answer
2k views

custom tabs in media uploader

I've managed to add a custom tab to the media uploader, but for some reason it doesn't come with the same layout - it doesn't load the media-uploader-header that contain all the other tabs: ...
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1answer
1k views

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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1answer
1k views

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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1answer
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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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1answer
2k views

Custom bulk action for media gallery items

I'm trying to add custom "Bulk Actions" to WP 3.5 new media gallery items. I started from this excellent tutorial which does exactly what I need, but with regular posts; so i tried to adapt it to work ...
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7answers
18k views

Admin Ajax is returning 0

I am relatively new to jQuery and AJAX in particular. I have a small issue with the return value always being 0, though I think this is actually the success message and it's not returning anything. I ...
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1answer
2k views

Remove the “View” Link in Post Admin

I have a custom post type that I'm just using just to keep data in but I sometimes share it with others, and I don't want any confusion when the "view" link appears in the admin column. Is there a ...
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2answers
1k views

How to display by default only published posts/pages in the admin area?

As it is, WordPress displays by default all the pages/posts in the pages/posts list in the admin area, no matter what their publishing status is. I have a lot of drafts, but usually I'm much more ...
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1answer
2k views

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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2answers
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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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4answers
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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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5answers
2k views

How can I make an Ajax login form work with FORCE_SSL_ADMIN enabled?

I'm working on a site that requires an https secured admin area and a secure front-end area as well where private information will be shown. My preference for user login is an Ajax-enabled widget that ...
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2answers
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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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2answers
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Read only capability for custom post in admin area

I'm actually building custom type to WP and need to be able to restrict post access to some user role, ie. in admin area, collaborators can see posts but can't edit them, just only open them as read-...
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1answer
193 views

Only allow new subpages to be created

I'm looking for a way to only allow users to create new subpages once there are nine pages that are parents/root pages. Once there are nine parent pages when trying to create a new parent the users ...
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2answers
1k views

Add column to pages table

Hey all i am trying to find the section within the edit.php page where it populates the table with all my current pages. What i want to do is add another colum to the table in order to launch a side ...
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2answers
398 views

Conditionally load CSS/JS/PHP in wp-admin if using a mobile device

I'm looking for a way to conditionally load different scripts if the user is accessing the admin area from a mobile device. In my case I'm looking to restrict the user to just be able to make new ...
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3answers
3k views

Remove the Edit button in posts for permalinks on certain user roles? WP 3.3

I am using Wordpress 3.3.2 with the following plugin: - http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/advanced-access-manager/ The plugin works perfectly but the author said there is currently no way to ...
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1answer
1k views

Enqueue jQuery UI Tabs In Admin Area

Does anyone know how to enqueue the script "Jquery UI Tabs" in admin area? I want to use it inside my theme options page. Already read the related wordpress documentation but with no results... I have ...
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1answer
668 views

Blocking Administrative Access to Authors and Subcribers?

I would like to turn off admin panel for authors and subscribers. Is there any secure way to keep them away from admin panel?
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5answers
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What are the standard admin CSS id/class tags?

Is there a list of WordPress CSS id/classes that i can use to build plugin option screens that look and feel more like a normal WordPress option page? i have found some through serendipity but it ...
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1answer
1k views

WP 3.8 Default Admin Colour For All Users

I am surprised with the new colour scheme for 3.8 and although the classic 3.7 theme has gone, I would like to set the new "Light" colour scheme as the default for all users, but at the same time, ...
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5answers
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How to remove entire admin menu?

I need to customize the admin panel for my user. So how do I remove the entire admin menu? Not remove the menu item, I mean entirely remove the left vertical menu bar, include the design of the menu (...