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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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Add custom row to welcoming in dashboard

I have one plugin which conflicts with new design of dashboard. I see, that author doesn't bother with support, so I thought I do it myself or at least try. So I would like to add custom row to this ...
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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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Multiple columns in add/edit post/page? [closed]

If you go to the WP main Dashboard page, the screen options allow you to have 1-4 columns for the screen layout. When you get to the Add/Edit Post/Page pages (/wp-admin/post-new.php and ...
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Embed iframe or html page into dashboard widget

I was wondering if it would be possible to embed an html page or add an iframe into a dashboard widget. I have a multi author blog and i want to make my admin section a simple as possible for some of ...
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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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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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How to get override the WP Admin Syndication feed limit for a custom feed?

I need to override the setting in the WP Admin for the number of recent posts in the Syndication settings under General -> Admin. I'm using the following code, which gets all posts, but I don't need ...
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Change number of widget columns in dashboard?

I removed some widgets from the dashboard in the wrong way (using unset() on $wp_meta_boxes) and as a side effect my dashboard widget area is now split into 4 columns, but with just the first 2 having ...
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How can I change the dashboard appearance?

Anyone can recognize the current Wordpress backend, but I don't want that. I want to change it using my own design and I want to have a seamless navigating experience for my users. How can I change ...
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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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Jetpack Connection Broken [closed]

I've upgraded from 2.8.4 to 3.1.2. There were a number of issues, which are now largely resolved. But Jetpack continues to be problematic. I keep getting this error message in the stats block on the ...
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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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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 (ie supplier_name). I would like to be able to search and filter my posts ...
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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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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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Remove theme, change theme button and WP version on “Right Now” admin dashboard?

I am looking for a way to remove theme, change theme button and WP version from the "right now" admin dashboard, but using only functions. Any help?
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Embed a page within WordPress dashboard?

We're using Facebook Comments for the comment functionality on our WordPress blog. I thought it'd be nice to embed the page with Facebook Moderation tools on the WP Dashboard. That way, we can ...
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How do I create a section in the dashboard w/ an input field

I want to create an input field in the dashboard where I can put in links or text which will update a section I define on the actual website. I know I can just edit the template but I want to make ...
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Dashboard like meta boxes in my plugin - how to save their position and open/closed state?

I am trying to mimic the dashboard meta boxes UI in my WP plugin - the small metaboxes. I have already styled them and also the drag & drop feature works as I loaded the following script and ...
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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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How to solve 500 Error on WordPress Admin Dashboard due to time-out on getdirsize

problem: Only some blogs did not show the dashboard (but did show all other admin pages). I have left this problem for some time (months) since Googling did not bring up anything relevant and I was ...
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Change default admin page for specific role(s)

I was wondering if anyone knew of a plugin or a way programmatically to change the the default admin page for a specific user/role? I have a master panel page for my plugin currently setup with ...
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remove theme's name from dashboard .. How?

How are you every body how can remove name of theme in dashboard .. please .. You are using K2 RC-8 theme with 10 widgets. how can remove 'K2 RC-8 theme' .. please
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How can I hide certain submenus of the Settings tab in the dashboard?

I'd like to hide certain menus like Media, Privacy, and Permalinks. I've been using the following code to hide entire parent menus but not sure how to go about for submenus. function remove_menus () ...
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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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Changing Admin Menu Labels

I have spent the last day using the functions.php file to fully customize WordPress for my client sites. I am amazed at how much I have been able to accomplish and how much easier it will make things ...
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Add “external” link to admin menu in the backend

Trying to add a link to my admin menu (dashboard/backend) that leads to the frontend of wordpress, so I basically want a link in the menu that takes me to the blog. I've found a couple of ways to ...
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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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Change labels on 'Nickname' and 'Biographical Info' in user-edit.php

For a project I'm working on, I want to change the labels of the 'Nickname' and 'Biographical Info' fields on edit profile (user-edit.php) page in the dashboard. I still want to use those fields as ...
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Adding Custom Post Type Counts to the Dashboard

The dashboard conveniently tells me how many posts, pages, and comments I have. I would like it to tell me how many articles, videos and cartoons I have too (three custom post types registered with my ...
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How to position custom dashboard widgets on side column

My Question: Is it possible to add custom dashboard widgets in the right hand column instead of only on the left hands side? I use wp_add_dashboard_plugin( $widget_id, $widget_name, $callback, ...
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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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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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Stopping WordPress' WYSIWYG Editor from Converting “didn't” into “didn'''''''''t”?

didn't becomes didn''''''''''''''''''t in Wordpress WYSIWYG editor. I searched a lot in google then found this solution http://www.lancebledsoe.com/how-to-turn-off-wordpress-smart-quotes/ I ...
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Whole right area of wordpress admin dashboard not showing

Whole right area of Wordpress admin dashboard not showing... WP version is 2.7.1 What could be the reason? It was working before.
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Determining WordPress' Version from the Host's Command Line?

Given that I can't access the dashboard/admin pages on my blog (that's a future question), and that I have shell access to my hosting server, can I find out the current version of WordPress from the ...
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Html and links via Quick press

Is there anyway I can add an html link from the quick press on the Wp-admin Dashboard? Does it accept html? If only I could do that, I wouldn't have to go to create new post everytime I wanted to ...