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How can I put a custom meta box above the editor but below the title section on the edit post page?

I have a custom meta box for a custom post type that my client wants placed between the title/permalink section and the post editor in the admin panel. Is this possible and if so is there a hook/...
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Remove inline linking tool

I'm not a big fan of the inline linking tool published with WP 4.5. Is there a way to disable it?
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Unable to select an old date in wordpress

I am unable to set the year below 1899 for a post. If i set year below 1899 it is set to the current year automatically. I have purchased the Timeline theme and asked in their support forum. They ...
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Syntax highlighting for post/page editor [closed]

Anyone know of a plugin that adds syntax highlighting to the post/page HTML editor? Thanks-
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Force category choice before creating new post?

How can I force the user to first choose a category before continuing to the editor when creating a new post? I want to set some default content, but this is based on the category, so I need to know ...
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1answer
995 views

How do I position meta_box on post edit screen after the title?

I am displaying a div in the Edit Post screen using add_meta_box(). This function provides very limited positioning options via "priority" and "context" params and these are not sufficient for my ...
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Add comments from the admin panel?

I'm using WordPress as an Authoring tool. Hence I do not use the front end. Now I wanna add the functionality making internal comments. As it is now, you are only allowed to read comments from the ...
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Tabindex on text input immediately after WordPress title input

The following code adds a text input for a subtitle to the space directly below the title input, via the edit_form_after_title hook. However, when editing the title, pressing tab moves the cursor to ...
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Prevent Wordpress from abbreviating-long-slugs…-in-the-admin

On post edit pages, when a slug exceeds a certain number of characters, Wordpress abridges it with an ellipsis (...). For example, if my slug is i-want-to-be-able-to-see-this-slug, it appears on the ...
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Add custom fields within meta box class “on the fly”

I'm one of the contributors for the Meta Box Class here on Github (link) and before I get too deep, I wanted to ask if anyone knew of a straight forward way to allow users to add additional fields "on ...
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How to add editor's name to entry meta byline?

I have one multi-authored blog site and a few editors. What I want is to display the name of the editor along with the author's name in a post, so that it would read like: Posted by , Edited by Is ...
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How to group meta boxes on the post edit page

I suspect that this is not possible right now, but oh well.. I'll ask, maybe one of you has some intersting thoughts to share. So let's say we have the following taxonomy terms meta-boxes on our post ...
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wp_editor on front end - JavaScripts not included

I am working on a BuddyPress plug-in for a client that requires users to be able to add content from the front end - they never see the back end for security reasons. I have the plug-in written and it ...
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How to Load Scripts and CSS for Admins Only When Editing or Adding Posts

I have a plugin that will allow administrators to perform certain actions when adding or editing a post. I use a stylesheet and a javascript for this plugin that I want to include only when a post is ...
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Edit the “Post updated. View post” link

Is it possible to edit the "Post updated. View post" link and remove the "View post" entirely? Also change the "Post" to the name of a cpt? Thanks guys! Update: Here is the code I used and it ...
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Remove “From computer” media tab for posts with existing attachments?

On editing the attachments of a post whith at least one attachment previously uploaded, how do I remove the From computer tab and redirect to the Gallery tab? This is my current code: add_filter('...
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What are the better WYSIWYG post editor replacement alternatives?

I hate the built-in WYSWIG editor for WordPress. (EDIT: Editors of the sites I support hate it, which in turn makes more work for me. Hence, I hate it.) I know there are some alternatives out there, ...
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Restrict acceess of a page in backend

How can I restrict editing of a page from backend only to a specific user? I tried a few plugins but I thought doing it without plugins would be the way to go for me. What measures I can take to ...
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1answer
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WordPress MultiSite Paste from Word Tool Does not work

We're using multisite and pages/posts will not paste from word using the paste from word tool. I've tried everything imaginable, disabled theme (no plugins or network plugins enabled) We've tried ...
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Publish post when edit post form submitted with enter/return pressed on keyboard

How do you publish posts when the post edit form is submitted with the enter/return key on the keyboard? By default WordPress saves the post in draft status. To provide some background, I have an ...
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Custom edit post column - category not showing

I added a custom column to a custom post type: add_filter('manage_posts_columns', 'custom_columns', 10); add_action('manage_posts_custom_column', 'custom_columns_thumb', 10, 2); function ...
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add button to post edit page when post_status=publish

Question what hook can be used to add a custom button to the 'Publish' metabox on the 'Edit Post' admin page? Use case I have a hand-rolled custom post type called ash_newsletter. I want to add a ...
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No Edit / Delete Links for Custom Post Type?

I've created a custom post type for "testimonials" as well as rearranged the edit post display with custom columns for that post type... Everything works as expected EXCEPT for the fact that when I ...
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Consolidate Metaboxes into 1 Big Metabox

I have a post type with 7 (count it SEVEN!) taxonomy tag boxes. By default, the only options to display these metaboxes are - 7 small metaboxes on the right side stacking or turn these tag metaboxes ...
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1answer
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2nd button row from WP Super Edit or TinyMCE Advanced doesn't show to 2nd admin

I'm currently using WP Super Edit. But the same problem persists with TinyMCE Advanced. This is how it is configured: http://i.imgur.com/4PyXi.png http://i.imgur.com/YniBi.png http://i.imgur.com/...
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Using WPAlchemy metabox values in another metabox

I'm building a quite complex custom post type structure and I would need some help regarding my metaboxes. What I want to do: Thank's to the have_fields_and_multi() function, the user enters data ...
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1answer
710 views

WordPress Post Editor Toolbar Missing

I've just migrated from one host to another (VPS). Now the post editor toolbar has gone away. And also parts of the website shows on the admin side when using the post editor. The only thing I did ...
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1answer
521 views

How to add “Check all” to Edit post page in WP?

I want to add a checkbox to Edit Post page in Wordpress admin and clicking on that checkbox should select all categories How can I do that? Image description bellow...
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How to enable the <br /> tag in Wordpress posts and pages

i can't understand why so simple feature are disabled by Wordpress Team. I want have line breaking with "br" tag. On one wordpress forum was idea to modificate editor.js (in wp-admin/js) and ...
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1answer
912 views

How to add multiple checkbox elements to media attachments?

Based on solved question from: How to add a checkbox element to attachments editor with example Theres an example of multiple Checkboxes, for example: Colors, patterns, etc... A grouped list but ...
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Editing a Post, 99% CPU?

I have a blog with ~15k posts, and a DB size of 14.4M. The website works blazingly fast from the front end, but post-edit and post-listing screens hang - either loading partially or not at all. Even ...
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How to show an error message after publishing a post?

I'm using the transition_post_status hook to perform some operations after publishing a post. In some conditions I would like to show an error message in a red box under "Edit Post" and above "Post ...
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1answer
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How can I automatically set a post slug based on the post title during post publish?

When you create a post in WP, if you don't specify a title rapidly, WP generates a default slug on autosave, based on the post ID. Then, when you add the title later, unless you modify the slug by ...
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1answer
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Wordpress hook that gets featured image from direct URL?

I use a lot of plugins on my site so I'm trying to minimize the amount more plugins. I was wondering if there's a wordpress hook I can use so that I can use an image that is hosted on imageshack and ...
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Adding a Nav menu to post admin

i want insert a dropdown menu with list of menus, that i've created in nav-menu.php, to post-admin... For example, when i'm creating a post, i want insert a menu "Paul" in a post (only a post that i ...
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Create and edit posts from front end

I've created a very nice custom post type using the fantastic ACF plugin, but now I need a way for users to submit posts from the front end. Plugins like Gravity forms and Front-end Editor are nice, ...
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1answer
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How to get Text Selection in WordPress Editor

I want something like if I select any word in WordPress Visual Editor, it will get replaced with my own text. Actually Visual Editor is an iFrame. We can do this thing in textarea, but how can we ...
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Add a label to the editor?

I'm working on a custom post type. I have the editor enabled but the content that will go in that box is secondary and it isn't clear what should be typed there so I want to add a label for the editor....
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Create default_content layout template based on post id

Background What I am attempting to do is create a custom post layout template for a specific post (or even page) that the WordPress user can simply insert content using the WYSIWYG editor without ...
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Should the WP post editor B (bold) button be inserting a <b> tag instead of <strong> in HTML5?

Using WP 4.0. I thought that the html5 schema was supposed to be turned on by default. That would mean that clicking the B (Bold) button would generate a <b> tag, rather than a <strong> ...
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Post/Page Publish/Update button not clickable once I make an edit

I open a page and make an edit and the update button becomes grayed out. I have to copy all page content, refresh the page and paste it back in the page, only then does the update button become ...
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tinyMCE duplicates previous block element when pressing return (visual editor)

Going crazy with this. Can't figure out if this is normal behavior. I have added a filter to rewrite image inserts to use <figure> and <figcaption>. Works well. However, when I insert ...
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1answer
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Limiting allowed html elements/strip harmful scripts from editor

How can I limit html elements allowed in the tinymce editor in Wordpress 3.1 and ensure harmful scripts have been removed (script/embed tags, etc)
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1answer
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Prevent stripping MathML tags on post save

I am trying to add MathML markups in wordpress custom post. But, it is stripping all MathML tags when I hit the publish button :( I have disabled "wpautop" and "Visual Editor". These are not helping ...
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1answer
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Custom Post Type Capabilities

I have a custom post type which I want authors to be able to edit others posts but no able to delete others posts. My code as follows: $labels = array( 'name' => __( 'Book', '...
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Show box only on edit post

I've made a video custom post type and on the edit page I've placed a meta box where I display a shortcode associated to the post, to make it easier for the user. However, I wish the shortcode and/or ...
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Disable the visibility options in WP

Is there a way to disable the public vs private vs password-protected visibility UI when editing or quick-editing a post? A quick scan in the code yields #visibility, which I could hide using jQuery, ...
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Adding a tooltip above Categories postbox in Post Editor

I'm looking to add an onmouseover tooltip link above the categories postbox/widget in the post editor screen of the Wordpress backend to help further clarify to the users on my site which is the most ...
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TinyMCE Autoresize

Looking for a way to make the TinyMCE editor always relative to it's content so that the height of the editor changes accordingly to how much text/images it contains. There seem to be plugins for ...
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Set default post author to none on new post

On a large multisite install with 200 authors I need the author on new posts to default to none. I unset the post_author div and moved it to the publish box (where it should be anyway) and wrote a ...