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Wordpress edit.php category filter to show only posts from direct category and not posts from it child category

On the admin edit.php page, when i filter the posts by a particular category (using the built in dropdown) it shows all the posts related to that category, and all the posts that are 'under' its child ...
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page not found or 500 server error while posting

I'm getting Page Not Found or 500 Server not found errors when I publish my content or when i'm trying to add new post or gallery. But, if I refresh the page again it is working perfectly. please help ...
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profile.php sometime returns webpage not available for subscriber. Why?

I have a problem with my WordPress site when I log in into site being a subscriber and want edit my profile sometimes it retuens Webpage not available, or sometime it works fine. I don't know why. ...
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Add filter-by-tag in the all posts admin console page

By default the 'all posts' page contains the following filters by date by category Is there a way I can add 'by tags' as well ?
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Filter Media Library by author or post_parent

I am trying to filter the Media Library so only media items that are uploaded by the current user OR children of the post being edited are visible. I've had no problem doing it if the conditions are ...
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Change label of title field for posts in the backend

I am trying to add some HTML to the title label in the backend of WordPress. Attempt 1: I am using the following (simplified) function: function change_post_titles() { global $post, $title, ...
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Hooking into the Meta Boxes (Name/Web Address/Description) on the 'Add New Link' Page

Is there a way to modify/adjust the meta boxes (Name/Web Address/Description) on the 'Add New Link' page? I'm trying to add some jQuery functionality to them but am unsure how to 'hook' into them.
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Add button in TinyMCE editor to insert text

I'm searching a way to add a custom button to the TinyMCE editor when clicked insert into the visual editor some text. For example: button called "Hi" when clicked insert into the editor "Hello I'm ...
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Hide username from users list

I've hidden the username column from users administration with the following code: function modify_user_columns($column) { $column = array( "cb" => "<input type=\"checkbox\" />", ...
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How can I delete all sales history? [closed]

I would like to delete my entire sales history because it contains sensitive customer info. USing wordpress E-commerce. I would like to delete the sales log, and where that data comes from (guessing ...
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Widget Areas Still Appearing in WP ADMIN When They Shouldn't

I had a bunch of "Widget Areas" registered for my theme. I removed a few and added a few. The ones which I removed, I deleted the code which is hooked on widgets_init for registering the sidebars. I ...
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How To Remove WordPress Version From The Admin Footer

Is there anyway to remove version number from the right side of WordPress admin footer? I know this code will add some text before the version number, but it will not remove it: function ...
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how to use thickbox in admin?

I would like to show my retrieved content form my classes method in thickbox. How could I do this? I have been adding the proper id to my desired hyperlink but all of the admin body is getting parsed ...
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How do you create a custom edit.php / edit pages page

I need to create 3 custom edit.php pages which only display pages with a certain parent and the Post New button links to a new page with the corresponding parent. The closest answer I can is do not ...
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wp_list_table search box does not show

I'm using wordpress 3.8 and a custom class derived from WP_List_Table. Why is there no search form? My code in plugin class: function __construct() { ...
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.htaccess in wp-admin produces a redirect loop

I've decided to take the advice of protecting the /wp-admin directory using .htaccess on a website which keeps getting hacked. Whenever I upload .htaccess to /wp-admin, my browser says /wp-admin has ...
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List latest posts with least comments in WP-Admin

I want to encourage my authors to provide feedback to new posts that have not received enough exposure. To do this, I want to add a box to WP-Admin that lists the top 3 latest posts (from the past two ...
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When moving a WP site, why does wp-admin redirect to old site?

I am in the process of moving a WP site from one host to another. I copied the database and all the files, created a new database and imported the old one. I then changed the wp-config file. The home ...
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Downgrade admin account by mistake

I made a huge mistake changing my admin account role from 'administrator' to 'Basic User'. Don't know what to do. Any suggestions how should I proceed to retrieve my account role back again, please?
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Update Custom Field Value In New Post Form From URL

I created a custom field for a custom type using Types plugin. The custom field is displayed using radio button and represents the sub type of the custom type, i.e. 'video', 'audio', 'file', etc. And ...
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Best way to filter featured image text for a custom post type?

I am trying to change the "Set featured image", "Remove featured image", and "Use as featured image" text links of a custom post type for my plugin Meteor Slides. I found the ...
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Display all entries from all gravity forms & filter by field values

We have a requirement for a few forms on a site - contact form, competition entry, volunteer page etc. I'd like to be able to view & export lists of all the entries & filter them by state, ...
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How to access global $wp_meta_boxes variable on front-end?

Is there a way to take the global $wp_meta_boxes variable to be used in the front-end? Currently the $wp_meta_boxes is accessible on specific admin pages only. I've found a similar question about ...
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Restrict admin access to certain pages for certain users

As the title says, I'd like to restrict back-end access to certain pages for certain users. While doing a site with 45-50 pages, I realised it would be a much better user experience if the Page menu ...
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wp-admin url doesn't allow to login and redirects to same page

I am using wordpress 3.6, the latest version. In this version when i access login page for admin url like www.example.com/wp-admin and i enter user name and password, wordpress redirects me to the ...
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Unable to locate WordPress Root directory

I'm trying to upgrade WordPress version of a blog and it fails. I input FTP info (host, user, pass and type) then I get the message: Unable to locate WordPress Root directory. Installation ...
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Require Login Redirect to Login Page

With the following function : function require_login() { if ( !is_user_logged_in() ) { auth_redirect(); } } Which action should be used? ...
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Super slow admin panel

My admin panel in wordpress is super slow. I disabled all the plugins, I changed the theme to "Twenty Eleven" and I updated Wordpress. Still, the admin panel is very slow. I have 2008 posts and 6 ...
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Sort All Posts by Category Name in the Admin Panel?

I'm working on a pretty complicated site where everything is managed by category type including automatic spinner image submission, etc.. Unfortunately, its doggone difficult to manage things when the ...
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Remove 'Check Compatibility' from Plugins menu

Is there a way to remove the 'Check Compatibility' link that appears under plugins in the plugin menu? If so, how can I remove the link from a given set of plugins, and alternatively from all plugins ...
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remove_meta_box for all post types doesn't seem to work

To remove a metabox from all post types at once, using a foreach seems like the logical thing to do. However it doesn't always work and I don't understand why. For examlple viewing the "Post" post ...
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Uncaught TypeError: undefined is not a function (shortcode-box)

I have a Wordpress theme that the author is no longer maintaining, and has stopped functioning properly with the update to Wordpress 3.x. Over the past few months, I have been working to resolve the ...
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Limit Words in Category / Term Description - Admin Panel

I'm working with a Taxonomy where the Terms have lengthy descriptions. It makes the Admin Panel look really ugly when WordPress tries to display these descriptions for 10 categories. I'm trying to ...
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Removing the main link to Jetpack from the menu

I need to remove the link to the Jetpack settings, but not the links to Omnisearch and Site Stats from the admin menu for everyone not having an administrator role: For this, I came up with this ...
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How to set admin login page as home page

How can I set the backend admin login page as the homepage of my wordpress application? When the user types in art.com, I really want to let me go to art.con/wp-admin. Is this done on worse press or ...
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Make a custom column sortable, by custom post count

I have the following code which at the moment displays all posts from post_type product in a column called Art in the users section of wp-admin. (slightly modified from ...
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White screen of death on admin and other dashboard pages

I have created a theme for the first time. but except the public area I cannot access admin by wp-admin. After changing he theme I saved redirected URL of admin which is this ...
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adding the category to the admin column for a custom post type?

I have built a custom post type called article and the information given on the admin summary screen is sparse. I was able to add the featured image post thumbnail image using the ...
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404 Admin Error

I am new to WordPress and was looking at settings in the admin. I believe I changed the directory of the site from example.com/wp/ to example.com. When I saved the changes I immediately saw a 404 ...
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Questions regarding add_meta_box()

Registered a custom post type (xyz) and after that added a meta box using this excellent Tuts+ tutorial, so then I can reduce the usage of 'Advanced Custom Fields' where I can (but I love ACF most). ...
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How to add an admin notice upon post save/update

I have a post type the uses post_save to take the address from the post-meta and retrieve the lat/lng coordinates from the Google API. I need a way of notifying the user if there was an issue with ...
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What is the best method to close off the backend?

The goal: Completely remove the ability to access the WordPress backend on the production domain. Ex. return a 404 for http://example.com/wp-admin Purpose: I don't want any possibility of WordPress' ...
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How to load library scripts in admin from plugins in noConflict wrapper?

For my plugin I need to make a meta box for some custom fields in my CPT (xyz), and to organize the fields, I need to implement tabs. And I's taught to load jQuery/JavaScripts using ...
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Using Foundation 5 in WordPress Administration Area

I am attempting to implement Zurb's Foundation 5 in a development to enable me to utilize its functionality to create better page UIs within the wp-admin. However, for some reason Foundation's JS is ...
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How to hook in and modify the new revisions UI (3.6+)?

Let's say I want to add some post_meta into the "new" revisions UI. I'm saving some meta on revisions only, and want to display it on this screen. Normally, I'd open up wp-admin/revisions.php look ...
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How to remove admin menu pages inserted by plugins?

I've got the following code, which cleans up a lot of stuff that is not going to be used within the admin area: add_action( 'admin_menu', 'my_remove_menu_pages' ); function my_remove_menu_pages() { ...
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Admin blank but Admin menu showing

A client website has recently had the issue of a blank admin but the menu is showing. No admin pages appears at all. Just plain ol white, nothing showing in the source code either. Front end of the ...
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Making WP Admin Folder accessable JUST under a different link

I read all your post regarding renaming and moving the admin folder a few times but I still didn't find the real answers to my question! I got a page, lets say available under mysite.com ,the real ...
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Adding fields to the “Add New User” screen in the dashboard

I'd like to add the field "Company Name" to the add new user page in the admin panel. I've done quite a bit of searching and have been unable to find details on how to do this. I can easily add info ...
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Plugin: How to make links in admin page open up inside of the admin panel

In writing my plugin, I have added my menus and submenus to the admin page. The pages load and function as intended. What I am trying to do is create some links inside of these pages that will pass ...