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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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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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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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How to get view count of every page on site and add that (increasing) number to Dashboard Widget

I don't really have any code, but I'm trying to get the page views of every page on a WordPress site (and every time I hit refresh, the number of page views should increase). I would also like it so I ...
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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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How to create a custom template to admin dashboard

I was trying to create a template to customize my WP admin dashboard, not only a css mod but a entirely renew to my customers. I've successfully created a page template for a custom login page, and ...
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Possible to enqueue scripts and CSS to Multisite Network dashboard?

Is it possible to enqueue scripts and css only to the Network Admin Dashboard? To edit the network admin menu, you have this hook: network_admin_menu, so I also tried network_admin_enqueue_scripts, ...
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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 ...
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Easy lightbox effect inside of dashboard widget

I've got a dashboard widget that pulls from an RSS feed on my central server and allows anyone using my theme to see newly available skins. Using the dashboard widget, I'm currently presenting a ...
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Custom WordPress Dashboard for Specific user role

I want to customize dashboard or 1st page when user login into admin panel. This will be for Author/editor where he/she will only see some tabs/button of the pages and posts, by click them he/she can ...
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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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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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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 ...
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Can't trigger an AJAX function with a submit button in the dashboard

I'm writing a WordPress plugin. My plugin has forms that post data to other pages generated by my plugin within the WordPress dashboard. I am trying to create an AJAX function that is triggered when ...
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Fire on widgets_init only on dashboard

I have an interesting issue. I need to launch an action on widgets_init, but ONLY on the WordPress Dashboard. So I can't use dashboard related hooks, because they fire too late; it has to be on ...
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How to remove admin main menu name repetition

I have added an admin menu using add_menu_page. When there is a sub menu with add_submenu_page, The main menu name is repeating. How to remove this repeating menu ? This is my code ...
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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?
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(Bluehost) navigating to the dashboard via mydomain.com/wp-admin/ results in directory listing

I recently had my WordPress blog's domain reassigned as the primary domain on my BlueHost account. The blog is in a sub-folder of public_html/. Below is the contents of the .htaccess file I ...
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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 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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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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RSS dashboard widget not showing visuals

I am using a RSS feeds widget on my dashboard as shown in this Q&A. Problem is feeds doesn't show up any visual like images or videos. I verified this by looking raw feeds which I used. Here is a ...
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Continuous Login Sessions For Super Admins Across Multi-Site Network of Sites

I've looked around on WPSE, and WordPress.org and Google. Can't seem to find much information on this topic. Is it possible to enable continuous login sessions across all WordPress Multi-Site linked ...
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remove post and categories/tags count from right now dashboard widget

I know it is easily possible to add a post-type count for a custom post type to the right now dashboard widget. However I wonder if it is also possible to remove stuff from this widget. E.g. I ...
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How to create a dashboard widget for one user

I will start by warning you that my programming skill is limited. I need to create a dashboard widget that will display in the WP dashboard for the users with the user_id=21. So far I have tried the ...
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wp-admin does not redirect to dashboard

I have a weird problem, which I could not solve yet. I installed wordpress 3.4.1 and made an own template. I use one plugin - qTranslate. Everything is fine on my local copy and also on my dev copy ...
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Inserting images in multiple posts native gallery

I am trying to find a solution to a problem that Wordpress seems to lack. Here is a scenario: I have uploaded images to a post using the native gallery to display the images. These images then ...
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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 ...
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Modifying the built-in behavior of ajax tag type-ahead functionality of WordPress

Currently, it takes 3 characters to be entered into the tags, before WordPress can start suggesting matching tags. Where do I make it so it instantly starts those suggestions? I've got a 100's of ...
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Add a banner to the Dashboard

Is there a way to add a banner to the WP dashboard? I don't mean in a custom widget or anything, just a simple image banner.
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Remove “You are using Wordpress 3.2.1” from Right Now Dashboard Widget

I'm looking for a to hide the text on the dashboard that says "You are using WordPress 3.2.1" in the Right Now widget. Not that we don't love WordPress, but for our use-case (where we'll be providing ...
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Can I add/replace the Wordpress image in the Dashboard

Is it possible to change the Wordpress logo and header in the Dashboard so I can customise it a little more to my business? Ideally it could be done in a way so that it wouldn't break every time I ...
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Sync User to cPanel webmail?

I have a client who's site is built using WordPress. The account is using cPanel with webmail accessible at domain.com/webmail. They have 2 email accounts setup (user1@domain.com and ...