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Make sub menu items a main link in the admin menu using fuctions.php

I am trying to customize the admin area using the functions.php file to make things easier for my clients. One request I have got before and hope to be able to accomplish, is to move some of the sub ...
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Enqueue script in specific page

I am building a wordpress theme with a theme dashboard with options, but as I read somewhere, the enqueue script code I am using just enqueues it in the backend but it loads in every page in the ...
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Admin - Dashboard - Unset recent comments

I try to get rid of the comments list in the WordPress 4 dashboard section but it doesn't work. Here is what I tried: function remove_all_dashboard_widgets() { global $wp_meta_boxes;...
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How can I use wp_widget_rss_output to show my site's feed in the dashboard?

I have a dashboard widget working and I'm trying to use wp_widget_rss_output to display the site's rss feed in that area. The problem is that the only thing showing up is an error. ...
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Login as a client no dashboard menu?

I want to be able to login to wordpress through a customized function, no dashboard etc showing. I just want the user being logged in and then I want to handle stuff like customized forms, update ...
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Can't access dashboard, connection times out (other pages work fine)

I have a multisite Wordpress installation with 2 blogs, on different domains. One of them works fine, but I just realized that for the other, I can't access the admin area. I can log in, but when ...
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Sending an email when a CPT is saved/updated (NOT when it's created)

I have a file field in my CPT. When an admin uploads a file into this field, I need to generate an email. Is there a simple way to do this, or do I have to create a plugin?
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WordPress Dashboard organize posts based on categories

In the WordPress Dashboard > Posts section we can view all posts based on Title and Date (by default it is organized based on recent date published). Is it possible to organize posts based on ...
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Processing ajax call to php to insert into mysql database

I made top menu in wp admin dashboard. There I will have input field. It will be input where admin can enter Google locations. After picking correct location admin will press save and location will be ...
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How can I move Customizer menu item to first level in WP Dashboard?

How can I move Customize menu item from Appearance menu to first level menu items in WordPress dashboard so it would be below Appareance menu? Also how can I change the name Customize?
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Create Post Using Form on WP Dashboard

As always, I have unique situations and client requests. I am working on a custom dashboard widget that will include a form to register for an event. Once the form is submitted, it will generate a ...
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Remove dashboard, use Pages tab as default

Is there a way to have "Pages" set as the default tab when the user logs in to the admin area? I am using a heavily customised set up, where none of the dashboard widgets are useful so they are hidden ...
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Admin top level menu, pointing to an external url

I want to create a entirely new top level menu in the admin menu section, and have that be an external link, is this even possible with the current system? The solution that t31os provides in this ...
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No plugin and theme installation possible

I just installed the most recent Wordpress on a server. Installation went fine, I can login the dashboard. However, I cannot download any plugins or themes. First, I thought it was a permissions ...
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Execute PHP function inside the admin area

I want to ask if there is a hook for executing php inside the admin area, my problem is I'm trying to do the get_posts wordpress function inside a popup frame using the thickbox jQuery plugin, using ...
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Use wp_logout_url() in menu creation page

can anyone give me some idea about how I can use the value of wp_logout_url() within the menu creator page of wordpress? As the menu creation page doesn't support php I cannot just put echo ...
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How to see wp-config file from WordPress dashboard?

One of my client has lost all of his WordPress hosting details. The only thing he/she remembers is the WordPress dashboard's password. Is there a way I can see wp-config file from WordPress dashboard ...
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Wp backend page content not showing, but actual page is fine

I'm having a little problem where, well long story short, i get told to "fix" a WordPress gallery etc...be it add/remove images or whatever but when i log in and go to that page, be it in "visual" or "...
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Is there a way to remove plugins in dashboard - where you cannot identify the slug by the plugins name?

I'm trying to create a generic function that removes menu pages in admin dashboard wordpress. This is my attempt... function remove_menus(){ //Find admin... $admin_url = get_admin_url(); ...
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Organizing the position of widgetized areas in the backend

Is there a way to position the widget areas in the WP admin -> Appearance -> Widgets page? I've arranged my register_sidebars function in the proper order however they seem to be displayed randomly. $...
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Remove Categories and Tags from Admin Dashboard

I'm using my own taxonomy for blog posts and would like to remove Categories and Tags from the Dashboard. I've removed them from the Admin Menu and the meta boxes on the Edit Posts page from this ...
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How to Display posts thumbnail in dashboard all posts row in first column?

I use the below code . But the code display Thumbnail in the five number column. How to move it first column position? //show Thumbnail in dashboard function my_function_admin_bar(){ return false; } ...
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Admin section showing CUSTOM Permalink structure thus resulting in permission error [closed]

Used a plugin and it has pagination in backend but the pagination structure is taking custom permalink structure thus it is resulting in permission error when we click on paginations, http://mydomain/...
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How to use the 'Quick edit' option only for Admin and Editor in 'All posts' on the Dashboard?

I have a multi author blog. I want to use the 'Quick edit' option only for Admin and Editor on Dashboard not for Author or other Users. Thank You.
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Can I set a default dashboard layout for all users?

I'm creating a multi-author blog, and have recently added the "Dashboard Notepads" plugin. This allows me to add 1 to 3 dashboard widgets which I can write custom notes in, like news or notices. Is ...
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How to Remove ALL Widgets from Dashboard?

I'm looking for a complete blank Dashboard. No widgets at all and preferably one column. There are snippets to remove the default WordPress widgets, but haven't found nothing about the ones added ...
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Hide widgets/plugins from dashboard

I have two plugins in the dashboard, SEO Wordpress and Custom Content Type Manager, and for security reasons I want to hide these from dashboard. How to do that? I tried to hide the SEO Wordpress ...
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Odd Dashboard Display [duplicate]

Been having odd Dashboard displays using Chrome lately (browser of choice) on multiple sites. I can load the Dashboard just fine, but the update red dots showing are misplaced, certain link are on top ...
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How to redirect wp-admin/index.php to a custom post type?

I want to redirect my index.php on the admin side to a custom post type. When I go to mysite.com/wp-admin, it must show a custom post type and not the dashboard. How can I do this?
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Add “custom post type” select in quickdraft (dashboard)

I'd like to modify the quickdraft in the dashboard of the admin panel. So I copied the relative function wp_dashboard_quick_press(), pasted in my functions.php and renamed the function. I added the ...
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3.3: How do you hide the new dashboard welcome panel?

I have tried various versions of this here: unset($wp_meta_boxes['dashboard']['normal']['high']['dashboard_wp_welcome_panel']); unset($wp_meta_boxes['dashboard']['normal']['core']['...
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How can I fix buggy Wordpress dashboard [duplicate]

My Wordpress Dashboard is suddenly quite buggy. To be specific just the admin menu is buggy. When I navigate somewhere in admin area some of the menu items disappear as you can see on the following ...
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Adding options to loop

I made my first theme for Wordpress, but I am interested in one thing so if anyone can point me to right direction. My theme has 4-5 loops, depending on category that it need to show. I want to add ...
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Dashboard left hand menu overlapping next item down [duplicate]

Stuck with this one and wondered if someone could point me in the right direction... we updated one of our wordpress sites a couple of weeks ago and only revisited it today and noticed that the ...
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How do you change the comment count in the back end posts list, to reflect unapproved comments, rather than all comments?

By default, the comment column shows the number of approved comments. I would like to either: Change this to the number of comments pending approval, OR; Create a new column with the number of ...
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How to run function depending on what template is selected in page UI dashboard?

I'm trying to run a function only if a particular template is selected in the page UI dashboard. So basically when someone goes to create a page within wordpress. They can select a template from the ...
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WP admin user search doesn't return all users

I have about 1,500 user accounts (subscribers). When I go to the Users section of the WP admin/backend area, and then try to search for a user, it is very unreliable. If I search for a last name or ...
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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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Are dashboard widget settings global?

I followed the example of how to create a create a dashboard widget from WordPress' site to make a widget that reads an RSS feed and displays the items (yeah I know there are plugins that do this but ...
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How to activate the dashboard

Brand new to wordpress, and I'm trying to install a portfolio template called Semplice, how do I activate or find the wordpress dashboard to activate Semplice as a theme, and use all of its functions?
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Admin dashboard and admin top bar not showing

First off I am very new to making WP plugins...as a matter of fact I am working on my first plugin so please excuse me if this may sound so novice. I just can't get this to work. There are some ...
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How do I disable dashboard update notifications for subscribers?

For registered users to my blog, if they click on the dashboard, they get an alert suggesting that they tell the site administrator (me) that the new version of WordPress is available. All I want ...
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How to remove (or block access to) the about.php and credits.php in WP Dashboard

For a site I am developing there cannot be any other http requests than from the site itself. Both the about.php and the credits.php page in the Dashboard pull their data from external URLs (for ...
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display wordpress user who published a pending post of another user

I have a custom post type, when I view my posts of this type in the dashboard I see: Title Author Date Added as well as a few more I have added My question is how can I display (like the author ...
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Changed meta_key value in structures, now dashboard shows zero users

I was trying to edit the email form field so that it accepts int values like of a phone number. I knew very less about how database values work and this is what i did: 1. Figured out that email field ...
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can not login after moving to cloudflare and adding rules

I've move my website using cloudflare - which is amazing in term of speed - ouaw ! in the settings of cloudflare, I have add some rules to make it faster, however since - I cant not login in the ...
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How to show Wordpress Dashboard Widgets on Frontend?

I want to use Wordpress Dashboard Widgets as it is easy to add new widgets and automatically have the functionality of drag and drop, changing the order, showing and hiding widgets and also ...
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Example Dashboard Widget, Cancel not working

Working from the Code from Wordpress API Dashboard Widget Example: https://codex.wordpress.org/Example_Dashboard_Widget I am able to build the plugin, the number updates perfectly when I click ...
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Add data to post edit page, when post is published

I need to customize the "post edit page", for a custom post_type, but to keep things simple let's say it's on the post_type post for now. When the post status is published, I need to run a PHP script ...
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Set default page for user account in admin

I have set up an ecommerce site using wordpress/woocommerce and am now adding the users who will be dealing with the orders to the site. The only part of the site that they need to have access to is ...