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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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Slow admin - waits and is blocked for a long time

I have a wordpress site and sometimes when logged in to the admin it can be quite slow. I've attached an image to show what i mean. The first request waits for about 8 seconds before anything else ...
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Is there an easy way to flag posts in the admin area?

I'm looking for a plugin, or maybe a bit of code (even another example I can look at that does something similar)... I'd like to be able to have certain users 'flag' posts, such that when something ...
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How can I enable a TINYMCE rich text editor in the admin interface?

I'd like to add some text above my category archives, and I'd like to use the built-in Wordpress TinyMCE editor to do it. I've seen some plugins like black-studio-tinymce-widget which does a nice job ...
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Is Wordpress secure enough for a multi-user article directory?

One of my friends is going to launch a small article directory (ex: http://ezinearticles.com/) using WP. The site will be hosted on a shared hosting in the beginning and will be moved to a dedicated ...
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Remove dashboard, use Pages tab as default

Is there a way to have "Pages" set as the default tab when the user logs in to the admin area? I am using a heavily customised set up, where none of the dashboard widgets are useful so they are hidden ...
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Adding and removing columns from the admin pages panel

I would like to remove "Comments" and "Author" columns from the list of pages, and add a couple of my own "Permalink" etc. Is this possible? Is there an appropriate hook I could use?
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Use a different domain for SSL

long time lurker - first time poster. A client of mine has a website developed in CakePHP, and a wordpress blog installed in the /blog/ directory. Let's say the url of the main domain is ...
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Get Stylesheet To Showup in WP Admin Panel Editor

So I have a css file that is called blue.css and a universal one called style.css I have a few css colors inside a /css folder. How do I get all those css files to show up in my Admin panel editor?
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What are the standard admin CSS id/class tags?

Is there a list of WordPress CSS id/classes that i can use to build plugin option screens that look and feel more like a normal WordPress option page? i have found some through serendipity but it ...
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“WordPress installations is currently out of date” problem with difficult situation [closed]

[NOTE] I had asked this question in wordpress.org's support forum one month ago. But I didn't get any feedback there. And I am not sure whether or not this is right place to ask this question. But I ...
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Does it matter if two people are using the same Wordpress admin account?

Just wanna ask around if its possible for a person to disconnect from wp-admin when someone is already using the same account? Like for example two people are sharing only one wp-admin account. One ...
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Error establishing a database connection

I was in the midst deleting trash file and the internet connection is becoming really slow. When I clicked the Products tab in the wp-admin it says that: "Error establishing a database connection", ...
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Plugin API for easy admin list table generation, handling & exporting of MySQL tables?

I'm aware of the WP_List_Table class (which has helped tremendously as it stands). However, I'm hunting for something even more capable - some form of API whereby you could simply 'register' a MySQL ...
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Renaming wp-admin without hard-coding it. Is it really possible?

I would like to rename my wp-admin folder due to some security concerns. Is it really possible? The less it looks/is built like default WP, the harder it is to attack known vulnerabilities. Being ...
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Modify “Recent Comments” List in WP-Admin

This one might be a little tricky, but I'm looking for a way to make the Recent Comments widget on the wp-admin a bit more useful/action-driven. I'd like to be able to filter to only show the Pending ...
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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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3.3: How do you hide the new dashboard welcome panel?

I have tried various versions of this here: unset($wp_meta_boxes['dashboard']['normal']['high']['dashboard_wp_welcome_panel']); ...
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Reordering themes in admin panel

I've been searching for a hook to change the order in which themes are displayed in the admin panel (i.e. wp-admin/themes.php) but so far haven't been successful. Is there an existing hook to do ...
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Functions containing parameter 'yourtheme'

I had a colleague create a new theme and while doing so he copied an old theme and made the changes necessary. Now, in many of the files, there are functions that contain the old theme name in the ...
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sortable custom column in media library

trying to make a custom column sortable in the media library. Found lots of examples for posts, and users but can't get them to work on the media library page. function wpse_hook_isv_columns() { ...
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Generate PDF using tcpdf from WordPress admin side custom page [closed]

I'm generating PDF using tcpdf library in WordPress admin side. but getting the following error. TCPDF ERROR: Some data has already been output to browser, can't send PDF file It has header_sent() is ...
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Removing fields from category/taxonomy edit form

Terms like 'slug' and 'description' on custom taxonomy edit pages tend to mislead my client. Is there a way of removing these from the page flow? At the moment I'm using JavaScript, which isn't ideal. ...
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How to add a button which saves the post then executes a function

Currently, I have a function called 'pub_notification' in my functions.php file which sends an email when the post is published, using the following code: add_action('publish_post', ...
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How to prevent parent admin page from appearring as a child admin page

I am using this code: add_menu_page($page_title, $menu_title, $this->capability, $menu_slug, $function); Which is adding top level admin page. When I add: add_submenu_page( $menu_slug, 'sub ...
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submit for review issue

I have installed WordPress on my linode vps and it was running without a problem till today. Today I realized I dont have admin rights to post a page in wp-admin. It doesn't show me submit button, ...
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How can I modify page <h2> content in the admin panel?

I'm modifying the layout and content of the wordpress admin panel using a custom plugin. For most sections I have been able to change the page heading (i.e. the title wrapped in h2 tags at the top of ...
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WordPress menu to change page title

I am using wp_list_pages. I am unable to change page title For eg:- I made a page with name lorem ipsum and want to show in content area the same name i.e lorem ipsum. But in menu, I want to show ...
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customizing wp user with custom fields

I want to allow the admin of a site i'm building to highly customize the wordpress user. This will be a highly advanced plugin so I'm fine creating a whole new page in the admin to do this ...
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Embed Wordpress Admin in an iframe

I am trying to embed the admin "new post" wordpress page into an iframe: `<iframe height="500px" frameborder="0" width="740px" src="my_wordpress_domain/wp-admin/post-new.php"/>` For some ...
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Custom column for changing post status via ajax

I'm currently trying to implent a new custom column at the page manage screen that will let me change the status (published/pending) of the different pages via an easy toggle link. From what I've ...
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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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Custom admin post.php page

I'm working on a CPT but I need to have more control over the layout of the post/edit page (post-new.php and post.php). I thought hacking through admin_init would be the best option, but I can't get ...
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Not Found (404) error on admin page, CSS gone on blog

I manually installed wordpress on my server and the wordpress files are located in "www.mydomain.com/wordpress/", however I wanted my "www.mydomain.com" to be the address for my wordpress blog instead ...
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Getting post meta data, while editing a post in wp-admin panel [closed]

is there any chance of getting post meta data while editing post in wp-admin? For example - $price = get_post_meta($post->ID, 'price', true); isn't working, and it won't return post meta data, ...
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Admin top level menu, pointing to an external url

I want to create a entirely new top level menu in the admin menu section, and have that be an external link, is this even possible with the current system? The solution that t31os provides in this ...
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maintaing consistent layout wordpress dashboard

I am developing a functionality in WordPress so that once user updated any information admin can approve/reject the information only after which it should get published in the front users,in specific ...
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how to group custom post types

hi wanted to know do i group my custom post types to appear together in a group in the wordpress back end menu bar like this below in the picture what code do i have to use in my functions.php so that ...
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Target a certain page within wordpress backend (admin) i.e. Pages > About

How can i progammatically see if the page that is currently open in the wordpress admin is 'About-Me'; I wish to run specific functions depending on the page the user is editing in the ...
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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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How can I set up multi language admin ui?

I will have two admin users, one of them only speaking italian and the other only speaks english. How can I setup multi-language admin user interface?
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How to correctly make admin pages for custom tables which don't show in the menu? [closed]

I have to create a custom table to store data for a client because they want a very precise search capability. I already have this working with custom post types and using custom fields, but with 800+ ...
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Where did the screen options menu go?

Where did the screen options menu go? I can't seem to find it anywhere in the new "improved" admin interface. Screenshots from the dashboard page:
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How to disable admin flyout menus?

Seriously, I hate flyout menus with a passion, and now they're popping up all over the place in the admin screen. (They are particularly heinous when you use the blue admin theme, because they add a ...
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Is it possible to tell if a user is logged into Wordpress from looking at the cookies which are set?

Is it possible to tell if a user is logged into Wordpress from looking at the cookies which are set on a site? If not, how could I add hooks to the login success and logout actions and set my own ...
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Wordpress 3.2 Admin UI Guide

Is there such a guide somewhere so that I could use standard UI elements (especially since the 3.2 rewrite) instead of marking up my own? Like the Categories metabox tabs for example.
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Making plugin to use different table prefix cause permission problem

I have multiple wordpress websites that uses the same files and database but with different table prefixes, I use a plugin "Shortcode Exec PHP" and I would like to use the same shortcodes on all the ...
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Uncaught SyntaxError: Unexpected Token Illegal

I have a local install of Wordpress running & I am suddenly getting these errors in my console when I open a modal window (such as file upload): Uncaught SyntaxError: Unexpected token ILLEGAL ...
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Admin table list API?

wp-admin table lists - like post list Is there a API or something to build table lists in wp-admin? With table lists I mean like the list of posts for example. It has columns, sorting, paging and so ...
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Manipulate list of themes in wp-admin

I'm running a multisite network with 100+ themes installed and activated. Is there a way to manipulate the list of available themes in wp-admin so that certain themes appear in the list first? (a kind ...