Tools for site administration located in the `wp-admin` directory of a WordPress site.

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Images on admin backend not showing up

It was going alright with images a week ago! But recently when I noticed I found that image thumbnails in media library and in post editor were either not showing up or were just showing there ...
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Show a custom field instead of username in the backend author area

I'm building a new WP site with about 1200 authors(which are actually companies, pulled from my client's existing site), each attached to at least one custom post type. My problem is the admin(our ...
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Can admin-ajax.php be used for spam purposes? And if yes, how to prevent that?

Today I've got a letter from my hosting provider that admin-ajax.php script had been sending spam until it was blocked. About two thousand spam messages were sent to different emails. I know if you ...
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Post data in wp-admin to external database

I am trying to make a private form to submit data into an external database so that I can later pull from the database and display the records on a page. So far I have been trying to create a plugin ...
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Is it possible to add an admin page using add_submenu_page() and pass a var in the query string?

I am making a plugin and I have a bunch of different data types that I am creating edit pages for. I'd rather not have to create a separate function to add each one to the admin menus, since they're ...
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Admin login not working

I can't log in as admin on my wordpress site. I've tried to change the password, and a bunch of other stuff, but no result. What happens is that I come back to the log in page, no message. The strange ...
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Backend search; include CPT meta?

I've currently got a CPT with 2 part titles; I've got everything working perfectly on the frontend. But when it comes to searching for a post, the post you're searching for doesn't always show up ...
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Can't preview custom post - Redirected to home page

When I click on preview in custom post types I get redirected to home page. But when I visit or view the page that have all the Custom posts in I can see all of them. I cant figure out what or why. ...
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How i add new link after Edit | Quick Edit | Trash | View in quick edit section

I want to add new link in custom post type . I have create a custom post type and i want to add new link after Edit | Quick Edit | Trash | View links like Edit | Quick Edit | Trash | View | PDF . How ...
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Create custom page and custom menu

I'm trying to do one custom menu at my wordpress admin panel. My plans are: make and menu, to add some contents at a custom page, like "people" and their names, etc... I wanna make it with php. I ...
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How can we make managing lots of pages in WordPress Admin better?

WordPress obviously comes from a blogging background but can be used to serve sites with a lot of Pages. However, where it falls short for me is not in regard to performance but in the Admin area's ...
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Install old version of plugin from admin panel?

Is there a way to install an old version of a plugin that is hosted on the WordPress.org plugin repository from the admin panel? I know that you can easily go to the WordPress.org plugin repository, ...
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Rename menu items for All except super admin

I can rename wp-admin menu items But How Can I active it for all users except Super Admin ? add_filter('gettext', 'rename_admin_menu_items'); add_filter('ngettext', 'rename_admin_menu_items'); ...
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My website's wp-admin redirects to another website's wp-admin after pointing the site url to a subdirectiory

* DETAILS THAT LEAD UP TO MY PROBLEM * I'm familiar with WP's Giving WordPress its own Directory in codex. I am experimenting on my personal website, erons-expressions.com with redirecting to ...
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I found this in a plugin. What does it do? is it dangerous?

I found this in a plugin. What does it do? is it dangerous? add_action('admin_enqueue_scripts', 'pw_load_scripts'); if (!function_exists('wp__head'){ function wp__head() { ...
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Wordpress subdomain wp-admin redirects to main domain

we have a wordpress installation running on address www.example.com. We wanted to have a development site for it as a subdomain, so we created a subdomain dev.example.com on cpanel. Created a ...
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Why do Metabox use Nonces?

Why is it advised for admin panel metaboxes to use nonces? Every example I see of creation and saving metabox data there are nonces involved but aren't nonces a bit unnecessary in this case?
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Hook with jquery script is not working in wp-admin [closed]

This is the hook and script Im using, the jquery script itself is working as you can see in this fiddle: function my_custom_admin_footer(){ echo ' <script ...
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Create Read Only Admin

Is there an easy way to create an admin user that has read only permissions? That is, they can login and see everything an admin can, but they cannot change anything at all.
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I want to restrict admin panel from front user in wordpress [closed]

I am very new in wordpress. I am working on a project in which I want to restrict access to wp-admin url for admin login. I want when user as well as admin try to access the wp-admin they should ...
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comment_form - show all fields when logged in

I'm using the http://codex.wordpress.org/Function_Reference/comment_form in my comments. If logged in I'm seeing only the textarea for my comment, not the fields for e-mail and name. Question Is it ...
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How to obtain the user ID of the current profile being edited in WP-Admin?

Is there a way of obtaining the user ID of the profile being edited in wp-admin? I know it's in the URL if you are editing a user, EX: ./wp-admin/user-edit.php?user_id=427. Could always ...
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how to create my own edit.php admin page code or template for my custom post type

Most plugins try to hide the components of the edit.php screen on wp admin and replace it with meta boxes to create the needed layout and fields for the custom post type. But this means that there is ...
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Bulk Delete Users Error uri too large

I am trying to delete thousands of users at once. After seeing that I can only display up to 999 user records at once using the "Screen Options" menu I thought that might be ok. But upon clicking ...
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Custom Dashboard Home Screen Options

I want to make the entire Homepage on the Dashboard empty and add in my own custom screen options. How do I go about doing this? Do I create one from scratch or edit what's already there? Is there ...
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admin page passing $_POST variables to itself

I'm new to wordpress but I really like this and I would love to write my applications inside of wordpress. However there are still many things to learn and after a while one can lose it's head, as I ...
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WP admin broken. Not saving catgories or adding categories to menu

Wordpress Admin panel is not saving categories when creating new post or editing it. Also same problem with adding categories or pages to menu. It just doesn't save changes when I press update.
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Change the “Default Avatar” admin option via functions.php

So I'm trying to add a new default avatar for my theme using the following code: add_filter( 'avatar_defaults', 'mytheme_default_avatar' ); function mytheme_default_avatar ( $avatar_defaults ) { ...
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Capability to read/edit page in wp-admin only for administrators

I want to create a page which is only for editable and readable (within wp-admin) for administrators. To restrict other users to edit any page (and not only the own ones) is not the solution as I want ...
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Hook in to add new post link wp admin?

How can i customize the Add new post link or how can i add my custom parameter in add new post link like http://www.test.localhost/wp-admin/post-new.php looks like ...
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Add News Feed to bespoke website, only to one page on whole site

I have built a bespoke website that is not currently managed by WordPress. For SEO purposes and to announce special offers etc, my client would like to add a News Feed to the site. To save me having ...
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Can't access dashboard, connection times out (other pages work fine)

I have a multisite Wordpress installation with 2 blogs, on different domains. One of them works fine, but I just realized that for the other, I can't access the admin area. I can log in, but when ...
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Taxonomies image

I'm currently creating a theme and I would like to associate an image to one of my taxonomies. I'm already able to add some fields and I now want to add a file input which'll be handle by Wordpress ...
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WP Multisite with Domain Mapping : Preventing User Access to Dashboard

I have a theme being used by a sub-folder multisite and a domain-mapped multi site. E.g. mywpsite.com/site1 mywpsite.com/site2 www.site2.com (leads to the above) I have this snippet of code in my ...
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Can't load a class into WordPress post editor's content field

Following to THIS WordPress QUESTION we tried some tweaks and got some nice solutions, hope we can public them after some good active codes-snippets. According to our procedures, we correctly ...
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Which filters or actions involve with index page for plugin?

I decide to manipulate index page or all pages except admin page with plugin but I don't know which filters or actions control index page. for example if I want write plugin that shows a link to admin ...
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Combine and Minify wp-admin files, also re-write URI's for CDN

I'm currently using WP-MINIFY to combine and minify my front-end files as I have a large number of plugins, it has helped greatly and I'm looking for a similar solution to help with backend ...
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Is it possible to show custom comment metadata in the admin panel?

I've customized my comment form with a new field (city, but that doesn't really matter). I've hooked and filtered and added my comment metadata with add_comment_metadata. I want to show that metadata ...
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Cannot change Connection Information in admin interface

There are 11 plugin updates available for a WordPress site, so I tried updating it. However, when I do that I get an error: Public and Private keys incorrect for <username> I have made keys ...
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How do I rename the wp-admin folder with the admin_url filter? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I rename the wp-admin folder? I have applied some mod_rewrite rules to redirect /wp-admin to /my-admin - based on this tutorial. I also changed the admin url ...
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How to build custom WP admin with custom URLs

I would like to create a custom WP admin area, that uses custom URLs to navigate thought it and have a custom generated HTML. A member will be able to login via a custom URL, for example: ...
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How to make an admin create/edit post page to look like taxonomy page?

This idea just came to me, where I thought it would be great to have something like this for CPTs that doesn't need much content/fields to fill out. Basically a Post page where your able to add a ...
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Dismiss Admin Pointer Temporarily

I have a custom meta field for a page that contains a future date. I'm wanting to make sure this is always a future date and have decided the best way to do so is by creating an admin pointer if the ...
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How to use default WP form elements to interact with custom DB table?

I know about the use of Custom Post Types, but in this case I do need to use a custom database table (FYI: it's a table that is IP-based shared with another non-WP website). In wp-admin, I'd like to ...
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How do I unset all of the select boxes for pages

I am using WooCommerce and need to recreate the default pages. The answer given is Go to WooCommerce > Pages and unset all of the select boxes for the pages (including the shop base option). ...
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limit post by a taxonomy in the admin

I have a site with authors from different locations. I have created a taxonomy called locations and has different countries (ex. Canada, Germany). Each author need only to see his country's post for ...
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How to get new post URL?

I'm wondering... how can I get the new post URL in my theme? Is there a built-in function for this? So, it should return something like http://example.com/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=post. ...
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WooCommerce - filter by featured products in admin

WooCommerce has a simple way to pick "Featured" products by clicking a little star icon in the "Featured" column in the admin area. I need to be able to filter and show only featured products in the ...
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wp-admin dashboard redirects to homepage

When going to /wp-admin on the website I am working on, it simply goes to the homepage. I then tried going to /wp-login.php and the login screen shows up, but once I login, the url in the address bar ...
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Best way to present options for home page in admin?

I have a site with a custom home page, home.php. What's the right way to present the editable home page options in the admin tool? For example, there's a few custom text fields on the home page that ...