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1answer
24 views

How to exclude certain files from the plugin editor?

Is there a way to tell WordPress not to list certain files of my plugin in the Plugins -> Editor screen?
2
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1answer
79 views

Rearranging Dashboard meta boxes with use of plugin/functions.php

I know how to remove meta boxes from dashboard, also how to add new ones, but is there a method that allows to rearrange them, for example move from side position to normal with use of functions.php ...
0
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1answer
32 views

Tracing dashboard publish settings from input form in WordPress

I need to replicate a plugin's input form from the dashboard and make it available to the public so that they can enter data directly to the DB rather than using a form that is emailed and then ...
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1answer
162 views

Can I use a form in a dashboard widget?

I'm building a plugin and would like to add a dashboard widget with a custom form. In this form, users should be able to edit a list of strings (add, edit and remove items). Is there a WordPress API ...
7
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1answer
1k views

Add screen options to custom admin pages

I want to add screen options to my plugin settings page, like the ones that are available in the Dashboard. I tried using the add_option method of the WP_Screen object and found that it supports ...
1
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1answer
73 views

Avoid updating post when sending POST or GET request to post.php

I've created a Plugin which adds a new meta-box on the post.php dashboard page, containing a form. Whenever a POST request is submitted from that form, I would like to save some post meta-data. I ...
0
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2answers
140 views

how do you prevent showing a particular category on the admin dashboard for specific user roles?

I'd like to prevent the "Featured" category from appearing for certain user roles. To be specific, I want only the admins and editors to be able to see and thus select or unselect that category. ...
1
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1answer
33 views

Determine Registered Admin Menus

Is it possible to obtain a list of which Top Level Admin Menus have been registered via some plugin? I'm talking about menus registered with: add_menu_page();
0
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1answer
244 views

Create wordpress dashboard metabox which spans all columns

Is it possible to create a wordpress dashboard plugin that will span all the columns that the user has chosen to display? I know how to force the user to only display one column but I would rather ...
1
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1answer
187 views

Dashboard - get status and position of metaboxes and pass them to ajax method

I'm wondering if it's possible to get status and position of metaboxes added to a dashboard-like page. The main page of my plugin has several metaboxes laying in a two-columns page and a "table of ...
3
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2answers
3k views

Dashboard like meta boxes in my plugin - how to save their position and open/closed state?

I am trying to mimic the dashboard meta boxes UI in my WP plugin - the small metaboxes. I have already styled them and also the drag & drop feature works as I loaded the following script and ...
2
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3answers
3k views

Change default admin page for specific role(s)

I was wondering if anyone knew of a plugin or a way programmatically to change the the default admin page for a specific user/role? I have a master panel page for my plugin currently setup with ...