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How do you modify CSS files via admin panel?

All theme styles are in style.css file. Let's say first line looks like: body { background-color: #fff; } Now, I've created an option in admin panel named body_bg. User types #000 there and I ...
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Customising Word press Admin - Add Post Page functionality to another similar page

We are Customising Wordpress Admin to build a biz application. WE are using Wordpress as a base to build our application. We used the Add Post page as Add Customer - customised some fields and we ...
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Modify WP-Admin login fields

Hi is it possible to modify the login fields required to login into wp-admin? Say to use the email address instead of the username together with the password to gain access. How would I go about doing ...
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How to remove Broken Link Checker widget from admin menu

I'm trying to clean up the Admin Dashboard widgets so that only the administrator level users can see the various meta boxes, but no matter what i've tried the Broken Link Checker widget will not go ...
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Performance-issue in WP-admin with a lot of posts

When clicking on "Manage posts" to view all posts in WP Admin, it takes waaay to long. This is a new WP-site, but we are importing posts from an old site, and currently we have 3,376 posts at the ...
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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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js error on post editing page

I'm getting a Javascript error on the wp-admin/post.php page which prevents me from adding tags/editing the post's link.. pretty much everything with JS... anyway, the error is: > Error: ...
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How to restrict dashboard access to Admins only?

How would we restrict access to the WP admin area to all users except admins? The users on our site have their own profile pages which do all the functions they need. So admin should be off limits to ...
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Is there ANY way to remove comments function and section totally?

I don't want any comment querys to run. I don't wont anything about comments to be shown in wordpress admin area. Is this possible in any way? EDIT: Remove all links to the comments from admin bar, ...
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Creating a Post form outside of the Admin

I am merging Wordpress into a existing system and require our users to be able to make posts to a multi-site WP install. I have a database table that will link our own member to specific blog IDs and ...
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How to take the help button and link off the dashboard

I want to take the help button/link off fron the top right of the dashboard. I dont want to do it with a plug in so if you could tell me where the code is located and what to take off that would be ...
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How to control contextual help section by code?

I had added some content to contextual help section for plugin options page. Now I'd like that page defaulted/toggled to contextual help section open on specific condition in my PHP code. My only ...
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show/hide toggle for subpages in wordpress admin area

We have a wordpress site using many subpages to each page - I'm looking to create a show/hide accordion toggle within the backend to show and hide subpages allowing us to keep the page listings clear. ...
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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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Is it OK to move admin menu items?

I have a site with eight custom post types. Each is registered with 'menu_position' => 5 (below the Post menu). A side effect of having more than four CPTs is that the Media menu now appears in the ...
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WP Database Error (Windows Server 2008 & SQL Server)

I have a WP site up and running for my wife and she attempted to install a text widget that linked to her Twitter account (she says HTML was taken from Twitter.com). I am not sure exactly what she ...
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WordPress and bbPress Login conflicts?

For some reason, if I log into my WordPress dashboard, I get logged out of my bbPress forum. When I log into my bbPress forum, I get logged out of WordPress. I followed all of the instructions ...
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How to move wp-admin login page to another location?

It can be another layer of security..
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wp-admin - save options without refreshing?

I have my own plugin options page, but when users hit "Save" button the whole page refreshes. Is there a way of changing my script below to something that will for example popup yellow box saying ...
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Restrict Viewing of post on both front and backend?

Any ideas to restrict viewing of posts to post author only? The twist: Restrict both back AND frontend. I'd like to avoid the role scoper plugin. Example: The author creates a post, and can now ...
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How to customize admin posts based on the user who is logged in

We are building a site that will have 10-15 photographers posting content. There will be a common blog + each admin has their own portfolio to manage. "Portfolio galleries" and "portfolio pages" are ...
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Change headers in admin posts list

Is there anyway to show different information shown about custom post types in their list in the admin, wp-admin/edit.php?post_type=myposttype ? Obviously I could rip it apart by adding php or js to ...
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Is There a WordPress Hook to Filter the Edit Posts View?

I want to be able to customize the WordPress edit posts screen to filter based on a custom field (or whatever). Unfortunately I'm not sure what filter or hook to use here, and instead of opening the ...
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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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Using DePo Masthead with WP 3+

Does anyone have any experience with running DePo Masthead in WP3+? I'm thinking of changing the theme on my personal site and blog.
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Changing Admin Menu Labels

I have spent the last day using the functions.php file to fully customize WordPress for my client sites. I am amazed at how much I have been able to accomplish and how much easier it will make things ...
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Replacing Scripts in Admin Load_Scripts

I'm currently creating a plugin that requires me to overwrite one of the Wordpress admin panel javascript files. I have recreated the file with the changes, I need to know how to replace the existing ...
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jQuery UI & Admin (Calendar)

Am I smoking crack or why wouldn't this work? :/ This all seems pretty straightforward: function admin_head() { ?> <link type="text/css" rel="stylesheet" href="<?php ...
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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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Pre-fill fields with content from outside when creating a new post

I'd like to find a way to fill some of the fields from the /wp-admin/post-new.php page from an external source. It works for the title: loading /wp-admin/post-new.php?post_title=title1 fills the ...
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How to create a wp admin page (for use in an ajax request)

How can I create a URL to an admin page (under /wp-admin/) that I'm not adding to the navigation? I want to use the URL for an ajax request.
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Help with accessing wp-admin page and resolving error messages

I was recently advised to reinstall both wordpress and my wordpress theme due to (i think) a still unresolved error with a slide manager, but on doing so, apppear to have lost access to the admin-wp ...
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Add “external” link to admin menu in the backend

Trying to add a link to my admin menu (dashboard/backend) that leads to the frontend of wordpress, so I basically want a link in the menu that takes me to the blog. I've found a couple of ways to ...
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Upload media file problem

I have a strange upload problem similar to: wordpress upload http error? I have an 8MB upload limit and no control of the php.ini. My client can upload small media files (images and PDFs) ...
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URLs of plugin resources?

I am trying to add in a script and css file for my plugin into the admin header. Is there a function similar to get_bloginfo('url') that I could use to reference the files correctly without having to ...
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jquery UI in wordpress admin

Does anyone have experience with using the jQuery UI plugins in the Wordpress admin area? I´ve been trying to use the datepicker functionality in jQuery UI, but its conflicting with the built- in ...
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Add a custom field when adding / editing a page / post in admin panel

I create a new theme and I the page / post is divided to: Title Slogan Content I want to add a slogan field in the admin panel, where the user adds or edits a post or page. After I will use in ...
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Create custom fields as image uploads [duplicate]

How can I define a custom field that works as an image upload? Should be fairly basic but I can't seem to find the solution. Let's say you create the post type 'book' and want to create 3 fields: ...
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Limit User Iinterface for Admin?

Is there a plugin or a way where I can restrict or limit the buttons on the admin interface for a certain user? For example: for the user who has a role of a writer, he/she can only post content, ...
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Front-end Register Form

I'm looking for an easy way to place the user registration form on the front-end of a WordPress site. I've already used wp_login_form() to place the login form on the front end, but now I need to do ...
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Wp-admin widgets have no title texts

In wp-admin when I enter widgets I see their bars, but the titles of widgets are missing. only :Something remain visible and the others are gone. What happened? How do I fix that? Edit: Found it ...
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how do you create an admin interface in plugin for your theme

I'm creating a theme that would need some settings on the client side. So I need a admin interface where they can set some values. (like, source of image, title, or numbers) so in my theme, I can ...
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How to protect wp-admin from third party access?

How can the wordpress administration panel and the login page wp-login.php be hidden such that only the website administrator can access it? Can the URL be rewritten through some mod_rewrite rule ...
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Admin panel: Javascript not loading properly. Cannot edit pages/posts

I am using the latest Wordpress.org install. None of my back-end javascript is working, none of my navigation drop downs, admin panel areas are not loading as well. I have not edited any core files. ...
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Load Balanced WP with single server admin access

I am trying to complete my load-balanced installation of WP and I have come into an issue. I would like to sync the uploads folder between the two installs but I do not know how to limit wp-admin ...
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Where should I put “run once” plugin pages?

Where should I put an administration page that should only be used once? I am creating a plugin that will index all used HTML tags in your posts, so you can cleanup posts if you change themes and ...
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Remove/Add widgets from/to the Available Widgets pool

Is it possible to remove/add widgets from/to the Available Widgets pool (either by plugin or editing core files)? There are 3 widget files located at: /wp-includes/widgets.php /wp-admin/widgets.php ...
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How to display multiple custom columns in the wp-admin users.php?

I'm using the manage_users_columns to display a custom field I create in the usermeta database called company. My code is as follows: function mysite_column_company( $defaults ) { ...
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How to search all user meta from users.php in the admin

The search form at the top of the users listing in the Admin area (wp-admin/users.php) is limited and does not search all of the user meta fields, such as bio, instant messenger handles, etc. I've not ...
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How to get the post editor and media library to respect HTTPS administration mode?

I have a site with FORCE_SSL_ADMIN turned on. When I'm editing a post with an embedded image, or when I'm viewing images through the media library, they are loaded using the http:// protocol rather ...