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How to move plugin link from left navigation to a different location?

I have the Advanced Custom Fields plugin. How do I move the link so it's under Settings (like some other plugins) or under the Screen Options Tab? I don't want to hide it completely as I would still ...
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Customize Dashboard Widgets Area for the Client?

To avoid the client messing up the website I have already customized other parts of the admin backend, now for the dashboard widgets area. I don’t want to block access but rather I want to give the ...
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User info in the admin sidebar

I think nobody has yet think of this, hope someone can help me. Im trying to add a user info pannel in de admin sidebar, right at the top. Just like the wp-admin-bar-my-account in the admin bar, just ...
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Remove a plugin meta box from the dashboard

I'm trying to remove the meta box that the Download Manager plugin creates, as it uses a hardcoded http iframe, caused a mixed content error in ssl. Here is the code that generates the meta box: ...
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Move excerpt meta box to above content editor

I found a WordPress hook called "edit_form_after_title" to add a text box after the title. How can I use this hook to display the excerpt after the title while creating a new post?
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How to Capture Postback Data in Wordpress

Scenario: A registered user clicks a link in a Custom Page inside the Wordpress Dashboard, redirects to a third party website, he completes the action, the third party websites returns to another ...
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Can't find link to add content to pages

I'm new to wordpress and I'm facing a problem. On one site I'm using wordpress v3.5.1 and I am using links in the sidebar to add content and images to several pages: As you can see on the left I ...
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How to add menu to Dashboard that can be viewed by all users

I am able to add Menu to the Dashboard using the below code, it can be viewed by an administrator. That menu doesn't appear when logged in as an Author or a Subscriber. How to make sure every user can ...
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Cloning/replicating/copying dashboard admin settings

I have a local multi-site installation for my different client projects. For a given project, I need to have the same theme installed locally as the online site's theme. But I also need the same ...
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How can I add a Categories page link to a menu? [closed]

Not a link to a specific category, but a link to a page that lists all categories of a custom post type (WooCommerce Products).
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Appearance->Editor not visible

I'm noticing that the editor is not visible from past few weeks. It's working fine on my other WordPress sites but in one site it's not visible. I tried changing theme and deactivating plugins but ...
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WordPress admin webfonts (dashicons) go to blank squares after inactivity (random) [duplicate]

I'm using the new WordPress 3.8 and I've noticed that when I leave the admin page open in a tab, and return later, I'm getting a random thing happening with the dashicon fonts used for the menu icons. ...
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Customize the Dashboard Menu Editor

Go to Appearance > Menu in the ACP. From there, you can select various items to include in your site's main navigation menu. In the left column, you will see Pages, Links and Categories. Since ...
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Hiding Page by Title from Editing

I have a number of pages which are automatically generated. I then use a custom settings box to allow users to exchange the content on those pages. Problem being, I don't want users to be able to ...
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Dashboard Widgets - Add Admin Page With Same Functionality

I have a plugin that has its own dashboard with basically quick-views of relevant data and I wanted to know if there was an "easy" way to mimic the functionality of the admin dashboard where you can ...
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How can I change a submenu-item in the WordPress-dashboard to a mainmenu-item?

I want to create a custom WordPress-dashboard for one of my cliënts. Now I want to hide the "appearance"-menu in the dashboard, but I want the submenu "Menus" to be visible as a mainmenu-item. The ...
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Dashboard Whitescreen of Death?

I can login into the Dashboard and see the menu of the left, it shows that there are 7 plugin updates and a WordPress update required but on the right I have a blank screen, I can see the update to ...
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Single-level menu option? Another way?

I'm developing a child theme of Twenty-Thirteen for a client. My theme contains a second navigation menu properly registered through my functions.php file. This second navigation menu is fully ...
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How do I pass arguments to dashboard widget callback functions?

I'm struggling to use the $callback_args parameter of wp_add_dashboard_widget successfully. The following code keeps displaying string(0)"" when dumping $args: add_action( 'wp_dashboard_setup', ...
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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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can't access dashboard and showing forbidden page

i cant access my dashboard. after i make true the wp-debug it shows the following error. Notice: wp_register_script was called incorrectly. Scripts and styles should not be registered or enqueued ...
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right_now_content_table_end function not working?

I noticed recently my custom counts for custom post types are not showing on the dashboard. Im using this function: right_now_content_table_end It worked well before, Im not sure when it stopped ...
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How to fix Wordpress dashboard screen option & help button, it's not working

In my Wordpress dashboard "Screen Option" and "Help" button are not pulldown. Could anybody help me to solve the problem. Thanks.
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Extend WordPress 3.8 Site Activity Dashboard Widget to include more comments

The new Site Activity dashboard widget defaults to showing 5 comments. I'd like to show 10. I can see the code in core /wp-admin/includes/dashboard.php where it calls the function ...
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can not access wp-admin after migrating to openshift

I recently migrated to Redhat's Openshift PaaS. My site is little bit slow in loading but working fine but Now I am unable to access wp-admin. mysite/wp-admin is redirecting to ...
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Wordpress 3.8 - Dashboard 1 Column Screen Options

With the new Wordpress 3.8 under Screen Options they seem to have misplaced the "Columns" feature where you could put your widgets into 1 Column, 2 Columns, 3 Columns, or 4 Columns. My question is how ...
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Given multiple admin accounts, how can I make it so that only admin with X username can edit posts

My question is pretty much in the title. I have 2 or more administrators, but I only want the admin with X username to edit the title of the posts while others can only view them. Feel free ...
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Modifying Dashboard edit.php

So I just made a Custom Post Type which doesn't need titles for it's entries. How can I modify the posts-list in dashboard (see image) so that it would display the post's excerpt/content instead of ...
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Remove dashboard access but allow ajax file upload

I want to restrict dashboard access for users with a custom user role. The code works fine, and i can perform custom ajax requests successfully, howeverim not able to upload a file using the wp.media ...
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Wordpress Dashboard - Restricting Access

I'm new to WordPress and a bit confused with something. I'm trying to build a classified marketplace type of website for myself. I am NOT building this for a "client". I will probably be using a hack ...
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Change column of row action (Quick Edit) links in WP_List_Table

Is it possible to move the "Edit | Quick Edit | Trash", etc... links (A/K/A "Quick Edit links") from a table generated by a custom post type registration into a different column other than the "Title" ...
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Allowed memory size exhausted problem

This seems to be a weird problem. The exact error is this: Fatal error: Allowed memory size of 67108864 bytes exhausted (tried to allocate 337608 bytes) in ... It only hangs the dashboard. The ...
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How to add/edit content Custom Content item in theme

For my first wordpress/website, I purchased a WordPress theme. I can edit and add pages fine. My level of understanding is: to add a page I use the Pages | Add New button in the Dashboard. Where I'm ...
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Can one display a specific page on the WordPress dashboard using the WordPress dashboard API? [duplicate]

I'm using a WordPress page to display this week's notice. This page will need to be updated weekly. I would love to have a box on the WordPress dashboard (similar to QuickPress) that would allow the ...
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How can i force wp-admin to use 2-column dashboard layout? [closed]

How can i force wp-admin to use 2 column layout via plugin?
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Custom wp_welcome_panel for every role or custom dashboard

I would love to customized and dumb down my dashboard with custom icons, shortcuts, guides, etc. I can do this already using widgets, but I would like to dare and do something better. ...
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Dashboard Widget drawn before opening HTML tag

I am making my first dashboard widget and it is displaying successfully but the output HTML from the function below is showing up before the opening HTML tag on dashboard page. The code involved is ...
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Dashboard Widget Form

I created a Dashboard widget to send push notifications to an app, but the way I have it coded, whenever I make changes in the Plugin Editor and press Update File, the code gets ran and I get a blank ...
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Admin Dashboard - Recent Comments source

I need to see the source file for the admin dashboard widget that shows recent comments, can anyone point me to the exact php file that does this? I can't find it anywhere on the codex or in google ...
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Add 'Right Now' widget to custom dashboard

I have created a custom dashboard page to which the user is redirected when logged in. I want to include the 'Right Now' widget to my custom dashboard page. How do I achieve that ? class CustomDash { ...
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wp_redirect not working on admin menu page

Im trying to create a admin menu link on the backend dashboard, that will take users to the front end of their site. Im trying to use this code, but for some reason the redirect is not working. // ...
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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 ...
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Don´t allow access wp-admin for non-admins but allow to upload files [duplicate]

I want to restrict the access to the wp-admin.php (dashboard) for all non-admins. I found different ways but the also restrict the subscribers to upload files. Is there a secure way (not only hide the ...
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How to get a value from wp_dropdown_user?

In the admin dashboard, I want to show a list of all users (done so far by wp_dropdown_users) and then take the selected userID and use it as a parameter in another function. :) Sounds easy eh. I've ...
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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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How to redirect specific post type with user role

I have created custom post type Books in my functions.php. Now I want to redirect every user (assigned with editor role). When they click to Dashboard it goes to this page: ...
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Create dropdown of users in admin dashboard

I'm trying to make a list of users come up in a widget in the admin dashboard. So far i've got it showing up, but I want the list to show a custom field from the user's profile instead of the normal ...
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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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Create custom page and custom menu

I'm trying to do one custom menu at my wordpress admin panel. My plans are: make and menu, to add some contents at a custom page, like "people" and their names, etc... I wanna make it with php. I ...
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Custom Table Column Sortable by Taxonomy Query

I am looking to add a custom column to a custom post type post listing table in the dashboard. I have read many questions / answers on WPSE, along with this article. Although, it seems like everyone ...