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How do I filter the excerpt metabox description in admin?

I want to change the default "Excerpts are optional hand-crafted summaries of your content that can be used in your theme. Learn more about manual excerpts." help text below the Excerpt input area to ...
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Redirect from the dashboard to edit.php if wp_is_mobile() is true

Looking for a way to redirect the user from the dashboard straight to edit.php if wp_is_mobile() is true. This is what I've tried: function redirect_if_mobile() { $screen = ...
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wp-admin does not redirect to dashboard

I have a weird problem, which I could not solve yet. I installed wordpress 3.4.1 and made an own template. I use one plugin - qTranslate. Everything is fine on my local copy and also on my dev copy ...
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Sorting custom post types in edit.php : Post disappear

I've got a few custom post types with different taxonomies and I have a function that adds certain categories to post list view in edit.php admin screen. Everything good there. I've also added a ...
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Rotating background images with admin options

I recently saw an admin panel that had options to set background images for a page. The option was found on from clicking pages and then a "main page". Under the description was a form that allowed ...
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List latest posts in WP-Admin

I run a multiple author site and I have created a plugin in wp-admin where authors can connect and collaborate with each other. To enhance it, I want to display a list of latest posts, this list ...
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Publish page by invoking submit via jQuery

I'm looking for a solution to a bug that occured in an answer to an earlier question. The general idea is that I want to invoke submit on the post form and have the page published. What happens now ...
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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 disable categories/most used in 'add new post'?

How to disable categories/most used in 'add new post'? I tried function: remove_meta_box(), but it doesn't work for me, i tried it in functions.php for my theme, it's mistake?
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Open Wordpress 'Add New Post' admin page with parameters set via $_GET

I want to launch my web browser from an automation tool I use and open Wordpress "Add Nwe Post" page in the admin area with specific title and content (it varies everytime, I generate it dynamically ...
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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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How to disable automatic excerpt generation *in admin*?

I'm adding a custom column named Excerpt with Codepress Admin Columns, and would like to know specifically when the Excerpt has not been filled out. Instead WordPress shows post content automatically, ...
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How do I duplicate a single post, with all its properties, and save it as a different post?

In a wordpress plugin, how can I duplicate/clone a single post? I would need to: 1) get a specific post 2) clear its ID property so that it's saved as a new post 3) save it. In the process, I would ...
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Remove Meta-boxes (Yoast SEO plugin) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: WordPress SEO by Yoast: Hide Meta boxes in posts for non-admins I was wondering how to remove Meta-boxes from the post page. I would like that only administrators or ...
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How to add custom columns to Custom Post Type admin screen

I have another dumb question, but I can't get one thing :) I've found this very good article on creating custom post types: http://thinkvitamin.com/code/create-your-first-wordpress-custom-post-type/ ...
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Hide extra menus from Wordpress Dashboard

How can hide extra menus from Wordpress dashboard. That is some plugins gives plugin settings menu may under Settings or anywhere else, how we can hide all this type of extra menus while plugin active ...
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changing wp-admin/widgets.php

We want to design the widgets page in the admin panel a little differently, mainly in order to help the site administrator understand where each widget will appear in the site: For that, we need ...
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Redirect users away from Admin breaks ajax

Tried to make a simple redirect for some users I don't want to access the wp-admin/, so I did this code: function no_admin_access() { if ( !current_user_can( 'delete_posts' ) ) { ...
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Admin comments and user restrictions

I have set a bunch of roles within wordpress with the help of the "members" plugin. But the capabilities regarding the comments moderation are very limited ("manage_others_comments" or not) What I ...
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Moved wordpress from localhost to live and wp-admin shows white screen

Hi I developed a website in wordpress on my localhost then moved it to a live server. Everything is working fine except wp-admin. When I go to domain/wp-admin it shows a white screen. Yet when I go to ...
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Users disappeared from wp-admin

I have a WordPress multisite network and the question is related to one of my sites on that network. The site has a login page before you can use that site. So I created a user from wp-admin with the ...
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Modify “View” in admin panel for custom taxonomy

Fristly, sorry for my bad english. Secondly, I can't find a solution for my problem since 2 weeks. It's a simple things but I can't find how to do it. I explain my problem : I got 2 custom taxonomies ...
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Change top level menu item to point to custom submenu item

I'm using a plugin called CMS Page Order http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/cms-page-order/ (Now referred to as CPO) It's pretty simple, the said plugin adds a new item to the submenu of every ...
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Filtering the Admin Comments List to Show Only Comments from the Current User?

In the Comments page (/wp-admin/edit-comments.php), every logged in user can see all the site comments. I'd like the users to see only his/her own comments and the comments that are left to ...
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remove_action with profile_personal_options

I'd like to remove the action profile_personal_options (more specifically the color scheme and visual editor checkbox) which shows up in wp-admin/user-edit.php. I believe it's as simple as running it ...
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How to stop wordpress from showing the selected category on top of others in the category selection?

By default in the category chooser at the edit post screen wordpress displays the selected categories on top of the others, i find that extremely annoying and i would like to disable the feature even ...
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How to change a specific admin label

I'm trying to change on the backend from: Appearance -> Header To Appearance -> Logo But the Changing Admin Menu Labels answer didn't help so far. Any new tip? Thanks
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Looking for a hook to add attachment information to the media library tab

I would like to be able to determine if an image has been attached to a post by looking at the collapsed viewmedia library tab. Is there's a hook I can use to add that data to this view of the Media ...
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Any problem in using native jquery ajax style instead of using admin-ajax.php?

I had problem using admin-ajax.php while creating one plugin. I had problem using "add_action( 'wp_ajax_ajax_action', 'ajax_action_stuff' )" in my plugin where i have used oop module. So I want to go ...
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How to make certain page templates visible to admin only

Making a site for a client, I have some pages that the client won't be able to edit or delete. These pages rely on specific page templates. However, I don't want these templates to be available for ...
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lock meta box position on post edit screen for contributors

Our website has an open system for contributors (WP User Role) to add news and calendar content to the site. I'd like to set and lock the position of the content and meta boxes on the post edit ...
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How do I add a favicon that only shows during viewing of my plugin's admin panel?

How do I add a favicon that only shows during viewing of my plugin's admin panel? I mean, what event do I intercept?
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Grabbing how many posts by month for a dashboard widget

I am trying to develop a dashboard widget that counts posts or post types by month. I am really not sure how to go about doing this. I know how to create a dashboard widget and all that with post ...
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Custom text-only header

I am developing a WordPress theme and would like to make use of a custom header on a the homepage (I'm using a custom page template). I would like this header to not include an image, but rather an ...
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How to disable 3.3 Tooltips?

I find the 3.3 Tooltips annoying when I'm upgrading many live and dev sites. How do I disable them via functions.php? Unenqueue wp-includes/js/wp-pointer.js ?
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How to get the password and username of the add new user form (admin back end) in wordpress

I am trying to get the username and password that entered by the wordpress admin in the add new user screen to use those into creating a webmail account using cpanel api. How to do that? is there is ...
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Add column to pages table

Hey all i am trying to find the section within the edit.php page where it populates the table with all my current pages. What i want to do is add another colum to the table in order to launch a side ...
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How to prevent access to wp-admin for certain user roles?

I did try using the plugin Front End Users but this clashes with something as it prevents access to some front end pages. So I need to manually just set it so that anyone who isn't one of two ...
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How do i best handle custom plugin page actions?

I'm constantly running into the same annoyance, so i thought i'd see if there's any ideas or experience out there... I've created a plugin that uses it's own admin page. It has to. Now that i sorted ...
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WordPress' ALL post count info on its dashboard does not match phpMyAdmin's ALL post count!

While phpmyadmin's wp_posts table reports something like this Showing rows 0 - 29 (10,223 total, Query took 0.0022 sec) SQL query: SELECT * FROM `wp_posts` LIMIT 0 , 30 Wordpress's dashboard ...
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Custom Fields - Taller editing area

Don't know if this is possible, but can the custom fields be adjusted to be taller in the admin panel? It's a bit tedious to have to stretch the textbox every time you want to edit an existing field ...
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How To Create User Specific Admin User Pages?

The aim is for a proposed site to have customers be able to login and be able to view a private and customer specific ADMIN page NOT frontend page (although this would be much easier to achieve). ...
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How to change the title of a Meta Box on a specified Custom Post Type? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Change The Title Of a Meta Box Is it possible to change the title of a Meta Box on a specific Custom Post Type add or edit page? For example, if I'm viewing the post ...
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How to change the default home page for the WordPress Dashboard?

Is it possible to change the Default "Home" admin page when logging into the WordPress Dashboard? I thought about a couple of possibilities... Substitute the content on the Dashboard home page ...
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Wordpress shows my picture in admin bar

I have installed wordpress on my dev but during installation, I did not upload any picture for my profile but on admin bar, it is showing my picture. How I can remove it?
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Creating WordPress Admin Themes

Is there any way to create our own admin theme rather than the default one. or do we have to override the default style sheets to get the desired look??
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Show posts of parent in edit.php

I'm creating a post type for a site where there 4 main 'parent' pages in a custom post type. For the sake of argument the post type is 'schools' the 4 (of many) parents are: Cambridge Teesside ...
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System audit plugin? [closed]

Is there a plugin that tracks wordpress admin settings and actions? eg when plugins are activated/deactivated, plugin settings are changed, user settings and permissions changed?
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Remove “Parent” Selection When Adding/Editing Categories?

I've been trying to find a way to hide/deactivate the Parent dropdown menu from the Posts -> Categories screen. http://example.com/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category I was able to hide the ...
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Completely disabling widgets

How do I completely remove widget support from a theme/plugin ? Like removing the appearance -> widgets page, and prevent WP from loading widget classes and all widget-related stuff.