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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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Get post attached image to display in admin dashboard

I've searched awhile for a solution on how to get the attached image in the post's editor to display within the dashboard but I am running into an issue. I've seen how to do this and can do this with ...
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Multsite redirecting to the main site

I have set up a fresh installation of WordPress 4.5.3 and activated the Multisite feature, following all the instructions required to activate it. I added a second site, and once it was created I ...
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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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Add Extra Button to Dashboard Widget Control Callback

So I have a dashboard widget that I use the control callback. What I'm trying to do is set an alert that shows on a particular page without having to go edit the page itself. I actually show that ...
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How to enable more than 2 columns dashboard?

I've read on the official forums the number of columns of the dashboard depends on the width of the screen. My screen is 1920px wide and it could definetly hold more than 2 columns, yet it doesn't ...
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Creating a search form and displaying results

Im trying to create a plugin for a site where the user can see a table of orders from customers in the Wordpress dashboard, It's a custom db but I'm using the wp-list-table, I've wrecked my brain for ...
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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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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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Edit tag_id in category pages of dashboard

When we create a category, WordPress randomly assigns a tag_id for that category. Is it possible to change that ID in the category section? For example I create a category X and it is assigned ...
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How to create a custom widget in dashboard that shows stats for custom post type

I have a custom post type called Locations. I want to create a widget in the dashboard that shows number of posts in that post type, post taxonomy and number of item in each taxonomy. Any ideas?
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Possible to hide Custom Post Type UI/Menu from specific User Roles?

What I'm looking to do is completely hide the UI for a custom post type from specific user roles...Ive previously found many resources on how to disable access to using those CPTs but nothing that ...
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Dashboard memory overload problem

I have a client who has a dev server, and we continue to have problems. We recently tried to install a new theme, and it's child, and it did become active, but anytime we try to access the dashboard ...
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Hide Admin posts & pages in Dashboard

Is it possible somehow to hide Admin's pages & posts from dashboard so that other users will only view/list non-admin publications?
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Create widget in dashboard displaying a custom user field?

I'm trying to follow this tutorial but I can't get it to work. My best hypothesis is that because the code is 4 years old, some function in it might have been deprecated... And the code provided there ...
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Remove Visual Composer Tab from Dashboard Menu

I have installed Visual Composer for a client and am now trying to remove the tab from the Dashboard menu. How can I do this? function remove_menus(){ remove_menu_page( ‘js_composer.php’ ); ...
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I changed “Howdy” in the admin bar in the dashboard, but when I'm viewing the site it still says Howdy!

I used the following code to replace "Howdy" in the admin bar. This is lovely. However, when I view the site while logged in, the word Howdy reappears. As long as I'm viewing the dashboard, no howdy. ...
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Disable “Blogroll” or “WordPress Dashboard News” section in WordPress v.4.1?

Is there a way to disable Blogroll or WordPress Dashboard News section in WordPress v.4.1? EDIT: Actually by saying disable, i mean completely remove and not just hide. I apologize for my the late ...
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Move “Menus” link from Appearance > Menus to its own tab on left column Dashboard

I am working on cleaning up the WordPress Dashboard menu to make it easier for our client to use. How can I move the "Menus" link located at Appearance > Menus into its own tab on the left column of ...
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Extension preview disapeared since WP 4.5.2

Since the last Wordpress update, I can't read new version notes when trying to update a plugin in my dashboard. The same thing happens when I try to read an plugin's details. How can I fix that ? ...
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How to customize the WP admin default help contents

I will be needing to customize the WP admin default help contents to be tailored specifically to a client in navigating his custom dashboard What are the hooks and sample codes to use in ...
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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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PHP getting error when trying to access WP-Admin Dashboard

I'm unable to get into the backend of my site, and it's throwing the error Warning: require_once(/home/piximotion/public_html/papillontailor.com//home/piximotion/public_html/papillontailor.com/...
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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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How To Remove Dashboard Menu Items for Multisite Users?

I'm trying to remove some menu items in the Dashboard of Multisite users. For example my domain name is xyz.com, his site will be xyz.com/user. When he logs in to WP Dashboard under xyz.com/user/wp-...
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Warning: call_user_func() expects parameter 1 to be a valid callback, function

I keep getting this error when. I am trying to insert a dashboard widget and I don't know what's causing the error. Warning: call_user_func() expects parameter 1 to be a valid callback, function ...
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How To Disable (or Remove) “All Posts, Published, and Trash” in Dashboard Posts

I have been looking for ways to completely remove the All, Published, and Trash webpages for USERS other than the me, the Administrator. So the scenario for me is: I have registered users (which 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 ...
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Advanced Custom Field in dashboard

I'm looking for a way to add a dashboard widget that has a ACF text and image field in it. I want a client to be able to quickly update a text field right from the dashboard. Any ideas on how to ...
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All of my WordPress sites have Bold Open Sans

I have no idea what happened to all of my WordPress sites' dashboard. Every local site and even my production sites are using a bold Open Sans font. It is miserable and is driving me nuts. I need help ...
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wp.media - media uploader - how to destroy instance of modal?

I have implemented a media uploader/selector with the wp.media object using the method described here. I am facing a problem having to do with large amounts of image files loaded into the modal from ...
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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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How can I manually activate my previous theme without browser access to dashboard?

When I switched to using a blank theme, the WordPress dashboard disappeared. To re-activate the previous theme I was using (which did have dashboard support), I reset the values of template, ...
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How to redirect non admins to homepage if trying to view mysite.com/wp-admin/?

I want all my users (contributors and authors too) but the admin to be redirected to the homepage if they try to view mysite.com/wp-admin/. Contributors and Authors must be able to add and edit posts ...
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How to add a dynamic image as a widget in dashboard

I'm trying to add an image as a widget on the dashboard screen like this: This is an ads image, which will be seen only by users with read role and that too will be changed every month. Already I ...
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how to change only the language of dashboard [duplicate]

How can I change the language of just WordPress dashboard, so that the language of site still did not change? a lot of plugins and themes dashboard becomes mess when I change it to my language, ...
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Locked Out Of Wordpress Admin Dashboard After Server Move

Recently I made a clone of my Wordpress installation from a production to a development server. This entailed me copying and backing up the database and public_html folder to transfer the production ...
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Getting 404s in wp-admin after logged in

I'm successfully able to login but the links point to 404s until I correct them manually. Here's the step by step scenario: Visited wp-admin/wp-login.php and login successfully say the dashboard ...
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Filter Dashboard of Custom Post Type by Custom Field

I have created a new Custom Post Type and added a new Custom Field to the Dashboard Table: add_filter('manage_edit-my_custom_post_type_columns' 'addNewMyCustomPostTypeColumns'); function ...
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WordPress Dashboard Problem [closed]

I am having difficulties changing my dashboard address. Currently it is pointed to my_domaincom.wordpress.com/wp-admin while it needs to be my_domain.com/wp-admin: with the current dashboard I cannot ...
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Can you navigate away from the updates screen during an update?

Bit of a random question, I was running an update on a plugin, and went to ⌘ + click another item from the the dashboard menu, finger slipped and I ended up going straight to that page before the ...
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Wordpress news on dashboard not working

The WordPress news that appear on dashboard not working properly showing '0' instead the Wordpress news. I never saw it before and I am looking to find why is showing this 0 number instead the regular ...
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Which hook for processing plugin page form data?

Which hook should I use for processing form data from my plugin pages. I currently use "admin_init". Is that correct? Was this hook intended to be used this way?
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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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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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How can I customize the white menu bar on the “Themes” page of the WordPress dashboard?

How can I customize the white menu bar on the "Themes" page (the "theme-install.php" page where a user can choose a free theme to install) of the WordPress dashboard? Currently, the menu links are "...
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Edit/remove wp_dashboard_recent_drafts()

I'd like to remove the draft post form the widget "Quick draft" in the dashboard (admin panel). I want to see the small editor (quick draft), but I don't want to show the list of the last draft. The ...
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Define JSON file values by admin user

I have couple of long JSON files with predefined keys and want to have the values updated by the admin user. So I'm looking for a way where the developer (SuperAdmin in my case) can upload a JSON file ...
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Restrict Access to the User Profile

What I want is, give different Roles different kind of access to the user profile. For example, I want to show the section "Name" but not the section "Contact information". From other sections I just ...
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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 ...