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WP Cron doesn't save <iframe> or <object> in post body

I am using wp_cron to auto grab posts from a remote website and save them in my wp db. NOTICE! I am executing my code from my plugin, not from my template functions.php or somewhere else. I have my ...
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Hide pages in CMS Tree Page View hack

Hi I am trying to hide some pages in wordpress dashboard from CMS Tree Page View. Can someone pls help and tell me how do i achieve this. I am trying to add filter in function.php but it doesnt work. ...
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How to add conent (text) to Add New pages form of admin in WordPress

I am new to WordPress. I have created a Shortcode. Now I want to add description of Shortcode to Pages->Add New Page so the user can easily use the Shortcode which I have created. I want that text ...
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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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Adding Content Areas to Custom Page Template

I am not sure how to ask this, which is why I have been having trouble finding anything via google searches. I am hoping someone here will understand what I am looking for and be able to direct me to ...
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Unwanted redirect in admin area

I have a strange behaviour on my backend. This is possible due to the way my WordPress is located. I installed it in a VirtualBox, using Ubuntu from the standard repository (i.e., apt-get install ...
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Media upload default title from file name

I'm on a roll today with the questions. Is this easy? Again, I can't seem to find the right filter (nor previous question with a suitable answer). So if you download an image say, from GettyImages, ...
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wp_dequeue_script not working in my plugin

There is a theme my client is using. It enqueues many scripts in the admin area of WordPress. I'd like to dequeue these so that my plugin works properly. Commenting out this code wp_enqueue_script( ...
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Set user admin language preference by lang parameter

A site I'm working on allows users to login and submit content for a directory listing. The site uses WPML to serve translations, but the WPML language switcher does not affect the admin interface. ...
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Fixing admin menu offset

I've encountered a little problem during my plugin development. I've added a search box on all pages and it's working flawless but the only thing that annoys me is that it's causing the menu to ...
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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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Cannot access my wp-admin after installing Gzip compression [on hold]

I have installed a WP Plugin called Gzip Compression to increased the speedpage and had an awful surprised: have no access to the website at all, giving me an error of invalid form of compression, and ...
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How to remove 'create new post' entry for a custom post type?

I have a custom post type that is created using a form on the site. I want to disable new post creation from wordpress admin. Is there a way to do that ?
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Row actions for custom post types?

I'm working on a plugin, which converts a site into a feedback sort of portal. I made a new object page, 'Feedbacks', which displays all the feedbacks is a tabular format, and I'm using ...
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Add a box below admin toolbar via plugin

First of all thanks for your time and for your help. I'm looking to add a custom box below the admin toolbar on all pages via plugin(the blue one from the screenshot). In future i would like to add ...
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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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The Commercial tab is missing from the Plugins page when trying to update Types 1.7

I have Types installed and registered on my live server, but also want to get it installed on my development server (which of course has a different URL so will have to be registered separately). ...
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Multisite network admin – URL / redirect error

I followed this guide on how to set up a WordPress installation that is optimized for git deployment. Basically, WordPress is moved into a subfolder called wordpress, index.php and wp-config.php are ...
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Redirect loop (only for multisite network admin)

I can log into http://localhost/wp/wp-admin/ fine, but logging into http://localhost/wp/wp-admin/network/ produces a network redirect loop (ERR_TOO_MANY_REDIRECTS). The site also loads just fine even ...
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Solution for extremely slow pages or custom post in WP-admin

Somehow WordPress likes to load all the pages and custom post in the admin area. When you have a site with more than 500 pages things get slower and slower. After 5000 pages things start to timeout ...
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Why does WordPress require a ftp server to be running on the webserver to transfer plugins?

I had asked a related question on Super User: A use case of a system "receiving" files over FTP would be, for example, the way WordPress plugins are installed via 1-click where WordPress ...
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Is it save to require plugin.php early to be able to use get_plugin_data() earlier?

I'd like to avoid hard coding my plugin's version at multiple places. To realize this the function get_plugin_data() comes in handy. But here the fun comes to an unpleasant stop. Checking for a plugin ...
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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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Prevent sorting and dragging of specific postbox metabox

I'm attempting to limit the jQuery sortable functionality on certain postboxes/metaboxes when editing a post/page. So far I've enqueued my custom .js file in admin. wp_enqueue_script function ...
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Clicking On View Post In Draft Opens New Tab

Since 4.0, when you save a post as a Draft the View Post link opens the saved post in a new tab. (target ="_blank") Is there a way to revert back to the previous behaviour (which was to open the ...
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Can't connect to WP-Admin, blank error message

I have to work on a website, but I cannot connect to the WordPress Administration... I did a forget password and resetted the password multiple times so I know that I have the right username/password ...
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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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Allow Editor to Select Content From a Post Category Dropdown List (Advanced Custom Fields)

I'm sure something like this has been done before, but I cannot find the right search terms to find it. Right above my footer on pages, I want to output a single post's content from a given category, ...
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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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Create new user from phpMyAdmin

I'm trying to copy site that I have created in free web hosting server to my windows pc that runs WP on WAMP. I copied all files, but took wp-config.php from sample site I run on my PC and have done ...
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Split posts into separate screen on custom post type admin screen

I have a custom post type called 'event' that has a meta_key of event_status with a value of either 'upcoming' or 'past' depending on the event date. I am trying to split all past events into their ...
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Problem assigning Custom User Roles to Custom Post Type

I'm having issues assigning custom capabilities for custom post types to custom roles in the WordPress admin. The markup works for one post type but not others. Let me explain a little... I've ...
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WordPress Get Header and Footer using in Admin Area

I was wanting a way to get the site header and footer and use it in the admin area. Idea #1 An answer to another related question states to use an iframe instead I think we can use an ajax call get ...
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WP AJAX is not working, always returns 0

I've checked any threads here regarding this and did a debug test which worked, I'd like to understand why my own code doesn't work as it presents the same functionality explained in every possible ...
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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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No transacted pages while creating menu with Plylang

I'm using Polylang plugin to support my multilanguage site. But why I can't add translation pages to newly created menus. I see only main language pages in selection and if I choose them I have main ...
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Creating Admin Plugin - Content of a page is displayed at global scope as well

I've started creating a WP plugin which should work only in Admin Area. I've managed to create top-level menu with required sub-menu items, but when I try to print content of my page, it prints it ...
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Always show same size tags for Tag Cloud in Wordpress Admin

I wanted to know if there was a way to modify the back-end of Wordpress to do 2 things: Make all tags' font the same size, so none are larger than the others Always show the most used tags when ...
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Post preview in iframe without saving the post

I aim to make a live preview inside an iframe of the current edit post. The preview should render the post content only. Thats why I guess an iframe is actually a good idea. The frontend includes ...
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Post thumbnail is not shown in wp-admin

I am currently working on a theme for a client and now just got into a problem: When I want to set an image (also existing/already uploaded images don't work) the editor just not accept it and don't ...
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How to use ajax in wordpress plugin to get data from coustom DB?

i have created php script that work great as stand alone. now i need to create this script as wordpress plugin. so i have created custom table in wordpress DB. then i tried to make the ajax call. in ...
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Sort custom fields in admin by last field added

I'm trying to sort custom fields in admin post by last added fields but it sorted by words and number example my add is 3 , 6 , 4 , 7 , 5 , 1 when admin post save my custom sorted by number be ...
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Editing part of a link that is recurring on website

I have a site: Coolthingsaddict.com the site has hundreds of affiliate links to the Amazon affiliate program. Within each of these links, there's an element with my Amazon affiliate ID. I need to ...
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Is it possible to outsource wp-admin to another server?

This question might be very crazy and stupid, but I wonder if there is any chance that I could host the whole wordpress backend on another server, in order to minimize server load. For this, I guess, ...
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Lost password link not working

Has anybody come across this error message before when clicking the forgot password link on the wp-admin page? object(WP_User)#5816 (7) { ["data"]=> object(stdClass)#5815 (0) { } ["ID"]=> ...
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Added fields in quick edit screen need to update at the moment

I have added the meta fields in quick edit screen in wordpress admin section. When Isave the quick edit screen, it will be saved but not shown at cuurent time but when I reload the page it will show ...
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Customize a WP_Posts_List_Table class

How can I customize output of tables of records in wp-admin/edit.php? What options are available for editing display_tablenav('top') and display_tablenav('bottom') before outputting in class ...
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Wordpress site stopped working after simply opening header.php in the wp-admin editor

I opened header.php inside the wp-admin editor and suddenly the actual site is filled with diamond shaped question marks. Admin area still works. The weird thing is that I didn't even perform any ...
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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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How to check if a user is in a specific role?

I have a pretty specific requirement to show different text in a field label on the user profile page based on the current user's role. I can't seem to figure out how to check whether the current use ...