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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 minimize WP dashboard menu programmatically?

I'd like to programmatically (either with js or php, but I imagine it'd simpler with js) hide the dashboard admin menu using the same functionality that is already built in. All I want is, when the ...
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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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Reorder dashboard widgets

I recently tried to reorder the dashboard widgets by writing a plugin. I accomplished this: with the following code: <?php /* * Plugin Name: Custom Dashboard * Description: Custom dashboard ...
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Compatibility with RTL installations

I want develop a plugin that add boxes and menus in WordPress backed. What I have to keep in mind to make it compatible with WordPress RTL installations? Any idea or suggestion will be appreciated. ...
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Add new section to “Right Now” widget

I've been hacking away at modifying the "Right Now" widget in the WordPress dashboard, and although there are some hooks/filters which apply to just that, they are sparsely documented or explained. ...
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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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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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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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Frontend editing, Frontend user dashboard

I am creating a website so that users can submit their articles from the front end. I have quite a few things set up: The ability to submit custom post types from the front end Blocked from the ...
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How do I fix my 'Path' field when editing pages via the Dashboard?

I am encountering the same problem described here: Unable to set path. In every module where I can edit a page, a p appears after the word 'Path'. I can click on it; clicking on it highlights some of ...
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Add custom post types stats to a custom dashboard widget

I have a lot of custom post types and I have them showing in my "Right Now" Dashboard but it's gotten pretty long so I want to separate them to a custom widget within the dash. See example below: ...
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CPU usage: AJAX and Heartbeat API on admin pages

My (shared) web host recently sent me this: "Our server monitoring systems keep indicating high server load persistently maintained by your website (...). Most of the hits are to the ...
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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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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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Can I limit this meta box to a particular page?

I am using a version of this (http://www.deluxeblogtips.com/meta-box-script-for-wordpress/) meta box script but I want to be able to limit which edit screen a meta box shows. For example, if I only ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Custom order categories in admin dashboard

everyone, is there way to order categories in add/edit post in admin dashboard. The problem is my order must be custom, not by Name or ID. For example: Rumors (id 5) News (id 1) Features (id 7) etc. ...
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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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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 to Move My Page into WordPress dashboard main menu

I am new to WordPress development, hope this is not a too stupid question. I want to Move my "Camp" Page(that appear Under Pages -> Camp) into Dashboard Main menu, if its not possible to move page ...
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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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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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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 ...