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How do I use the control callback when creating a simple dashboard plugin

On this page: http://codex.wordpress.org/Function_Reference/wp_add_dashboard_widget The function wp_add_dashboard_widget is described. It states: wp_add_dashboard_widget($widget_id, $widget_name, ...
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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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Theme editor not showing correct index.php

I've run into a weird issue. Not a big deal, but I'm curious about the cause. I was making a small edit to a site built by someone else; it was also temporary, so I was just using the built-in theme ...
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add widgets to dashboard for easy access for clients?

I have a widget created: if ( function_exists('register_sidebar') ) register_sidebar(array( 'name' => 'Featured Video', 'before_widget' => '', 'after_widget' => '', ...
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wp_count_posts, wp_count_terms and wp_count_comments for specific user?

Is there a way for the functions wp_count_posts, wp_count_terms and wp_count_comments to return their results only for a specific user, possibly by using a user's ID? I'm making a custom "Right Now" ...
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Widgets not expanding on wordpress 3.3 widget dashbord

I updated to WordPress 3.3 (manual update) and cleaned browser cache. Widgets dashbord stop working when tring to expand dynamic sidebars for custom theme when it works for previous wordpress 3.2 ...
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Browser loading content from Twitter in admin area?

I have noticed that when I am in my Dashboard and switching from main Dashboard to for example plugins, Twitter seems to be loading something. As I am located in China where Twitter is blocked, it ...
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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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Removing admin bar from wordpress dashboard

I'm using wordpress multiste 3.3.1 I'm not gonna update it in the future. So I disabled all upgrade functions. I want to remove the wordpress admin bar from both frontend as well as dashboard. I can ...
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Replace dashboard widgets with banner ad

I know it's probably not encouraged, but is there a way to replace the standard dashboard widgets (Recent Drafts, Quickpress, etc.) with a standard image banner ad? I know how to add new dashboard ...
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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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How do I remove dashboard access from specific user roles?

I'd like to prevent certain user roles from accessing the dashboard http://www.openeye.net/wp-admin/ at all. I've moved and restyled user profiles to a new page that's viewable on the site. How would ...
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Video tutorials in Dashboard

I want to insert a few video tutorials in the wordpress dashboard, instead of creating a pdf manual for a client, as i think they are easier for this client, how would I go about that? I am thinking ...
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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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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 ...
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Custom Dashboard Home Screen Options

I want to make the entire Homepage on the Dashboard empty and add in my own custom screen options. How do I go about doing this? Do I create one from scratch or edit what's already there? Is there ...
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Hooking into add_submenu_page

Ever come across a plugin that is using the manage_options capability for a page that... really doesn't need to be? Well, I've come across just that. This may be more of a general question about ...
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How to Make a Custom Dashboard Widget to Display Custom Notification from Admin?

I am looking for a way to achieve the following: A group of users 'students' They login to the site Each student can see a 'Custom Dashboard Widget(s)' Each widget will carry a personal message ...
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How to remove Broken Link Checker widget from admin menu

I'm trying to clean up the Admin Dashboard widgets so that only the administrator level users can see the various meta boxes, but no matter what i've tried the Broken Link Checker widget will not go ...
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Conflicting post edit options under dashboard

My dashboard( It is multisite Installation ) section for pages and posts conflicts with options when there are morethan 5 data fields . For example : I have these things under my Posts section in ...
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Dashboard Disappears after Upgrade

Following a recent upgrade to WP and MySQL one site that has a custom built plugin throws a Fatal error: Fatal error: Cannot re-assign auto-global variable _REQUEST in ...
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Hide all Dashboard Widgets (not remove)

Is there a to hide all dashboard widgets, not remove them? I want my widget to be the first widget but according to the docs there's no way to specify where your widget shows up since it's all "core", ...
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Displaying Custom Post Types In “At A Glance” Meta Box

I found the following snippet will displays the number of Custom Post Types published in Dashboard's At A Glance widget, like this: Is there a way to turn that "81 Wrestlers" text to a link to the ...
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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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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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Does the 3.4.2 Dashboard have Chrome Frame headers?

A quick google search for "Wordpress Dashboard Chrome Frame" seems to indicate that 3.2 and up integrate Google Chrome Frame is included in the Dashboard, but I haven't been able to find anything ...
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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();
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WordPress dashboard is slooow. Front end is fast

Every aspect of my dashboard is slow--it can take 30-60 seconds to get a list of pages, or to updated a post. Yet, the front end is fast. I checked all the plugins--no problem there. I deactivated ...
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Remove Widgets in Dashboard

Another noob question...when authors log on and access their Dashboard, they see all sorts of widgets such as an Internet Explorer warning, news on what's going on with WordPress. Is there anyway to ...
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WordPress Dashboards: slowness and timeouts

On a single server, we have a number of single-site WordPress installations (which have been around for many years and have worked fine 'til now) and one newer multi-site installation that has been ...
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How to make an interface similar to multi-site for switching between multiple (single) sites for administrators?

I have a few WordPress sites and I want to make it easier to manage. I was thinking of being able to switch sites in the dashboard like WordPress multi-site, but when I was looking into it I see ...
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Show selected value in a drop down menu

I have a multisite setup and I am adding some additional information fields in the profile edit screen in my theme's dashboard. I am primarily using text fields however I have a drop down selection ...
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Plugin settings page template

When creating plug-ins for WordPress, there are times when you need to make a settings panel. Sometimes, you need more than one page, and they can be quite complicated. So far, I have been ...
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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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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 disable or hide “collapse menu”

Is there a code in functions.php that I can add to disable or hide "collapse menu" button? The one that is on the left side of the admin menu in the dashboard. I'd need it for both admin, authors, ...
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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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Dashboard widget custom positioning?

I cannot figure out how to arrange my custom widgets one left and one right. I'm using this code to create custom widgets: //Add my comments. Shows user his last 5 comments function ...
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display URL or permalink instead of page title in dashboard

Is there a way to display the page url or permalink instead of the page title on example.com/wp-admin/edit.php?post_type=page I am doing some A/B testing and some pages have the same title, but a ...
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Custom User Field in Dashboard Widget

I checked justin tadlocks custom profile field tutorial and wanted to add the field in the custom dashboard widget but it seems it's not working. I want to show all the user information in this ...
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WordPress' ALL post count info on its dashboard does not match phpMyAdmin's ALL post count!

While phpmyadmin's wp_posts table reports something like this Showing rows 0 - 29 (10,223 total, Query took 0.0022 sec) SQL query: SELECT * FROM `wp_posts` LIMIT 0 , 30 Wordpress's dashboard ...
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Force page to open in html mode

Hi I have a page that always gets messed up when opening in Visual mode, can I force this particular page to always open in HTML mode for all users in the dashboard?
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How to Change the Categories Order in the Admin Dashboard?

The order of categories on dashboard is alphabetical. Can I change it to custom order?
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Disable dashboard drag&drop

I need to disable drag&drop functionality for dashboard widgets. This should be realized with jquery, just as it is for the dashboard_browser_nag. I'm no jquery expert - so can anybody tell me ...
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Add multiple images to author profile page

I'm developing a directory style theme using multi-site and each new author needs to be able to upload 5-10 photos to be displayed in their profile page. Is there any way of doing this? I don't mind ...
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Allow user access to Dashboard only!

Update: This snippet below removes the menu also for my admin account: function remove_menu_items() { global $menu; global $user_ID; if( $user_ID ) : /* Dashboard only acccess ...
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Adding an editable field to template?

I'm making a theme for a client (first time using Wordpress), and the client would like to have multiple site "descriptions" to be available. The first one as the main description, and the second one ...
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Can't sort Posts in wordpress Dashbaord

I'm using WordPress 3.1., and I can't sort the posts in the Dashboard/admin area by date or post title. Edit: i just noticed it only happens with this theme im using, how could this be fixed?
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Plugin: Google Analytics for Dashboard error - Timestamp is too far from current time

Has anyone used the Google Analytics for Dashboard plugin? I've installed it successfully, but whenever I try to link it to my Google Account using the Start Login Process button, I keep getting a ...
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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 ...