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

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Working with post values in the admin panel

I have this basic admin page functions.php <?php include('ui.php'); ?> ui.php <?php function gui() { include('gui.php'); } function add_page() { $themename = 'Cesaro'; ...
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admin_print_styles incuding $_SERVER['DOCUMENT_ROOT']

All the Javascript isn't working in the admin area on my production server. Locally it works fine. I have narrowed it down to /wp-admin/wp-header.php line 72-78 do_action('admin_print_styles'); ...
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Why should I password protect WP-Admin?

Just occured to me: what's the point of password protecting www.yoursite.com/wp-admin when a user can just type www.yoursite.com/wp-login.php, bypassing the password on /wp-admin? Am I missing ...
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Redirect members to custom page upon logging in through WP admin

When a members logs in through WP admin, I would like to redirect them instantly to a custom URL. What will I need to change to make this possible? Respond with step-by-step details would be ideal.
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Sort by post word count in admin area

I have a custom post type called species which consists of a number of meta_fields. Ideally, what I'd like, is a word count for each species profile (that's just the term I use for a singular post of ...
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special characters after saving draft interpreted as �

I am trying to create posts in hindi language. These characters UÉeÉMÑüqÉÉU after saving/publishing are interpreted as U�e�M��q��U. Though, the special characters are stored with no change in the ...
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Error messages & can't reach admin after upgrading to 3.4.1 WordPress

My hosting company upgraded their php, so my site was getting all sorts of error messages. So, I make a backup of all my content, deleted the wp-admin, wp-includes and loose files in html, then ...
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Sort wp_nav_menu() by menu order

I have made a custom menu handler for the back end, sorting the via a drag drop based on CMS Page Order. The problem now is that it seems that it's not possible to sort wp_nav_menu in any other way ...
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Getting the different post statuses + count like in edit.php, in a custom submenu page

I'm trying to create a submenu page for reordering posts/pages. Right now I'm trying to include the list that display the different post statuses, for example: All (5) | Published (4) | Draft (1) I ...
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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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WYSIWYG editor not in a post editor?

It is possible to use the WYSIWYG editor in theme settings (not in a post editor)?
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Remove rows in the manage post/page view

I'm looking for a way to remove the rows with the title, date and other stuff that's shown on the manage posts/pages screen (highlighted with red in the image below). I know that I could easily hide ...
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I cannot log into my wordpress site with my wp-login.php [closed]

I can login into wordpress.com - but I cannot login to to my hosting wordpress site: http://www.hunterbaby.com.au/wp-login.php When I try to reset password it only recognises my wordpress username - ...
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How to put placeholder text in the main post input area?

I'm making a course plugin for a university in England. I'm looking to put some default placeholder text in the main post content area, on the admin side. Its the rich text editor I want it to go ...
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How To Create a Metabox of HTML Content with Instructions For Editors When Editing a Post or Page?

I would like to add a custom Metabox with HTML content in the screens New and Edit Posts/Pages ( /wp-admin/post.php?post=POST_ID&action=edit), so that I could display a list of editorial ...
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Remove “posts” from admin but show a custom post

After checking out: http://codex.wordpress.org/Function_Reference/remove_menu_page, I successfully use the following code to hide some stuff from the menu: add_action( 'admin_menu', ...
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How to change the label text in default setting pages?

I've seen various tutorials on how to modify the menu items of a Wordpress Site's admin, but I'm trying to find a tutorial or way on how to modify the actual admin page labels. Here's what I mean: ...
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Custom Columns WordPress Admin

I am just about finished creating custom columns through the WordPress admin panel. The custom post type I am using is called "slides". I figured out how to add the column titles and all of the ...
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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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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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can't access backend while frontend works perfect

Before 2 days there was a automatic update for wordpress, which I for my website. When the update was over, I tried to access backend but I always get this message: Fatal error: Call to undefined ...
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retain querystring values when savincustom options in admin

Quick question, I have a custom options page which posts to options.php, however I have a few sections to my options page where i change the post url like so: <form ...
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Migrated wordpress site give “Undefined variable: php” warnings

I have just migrated my wordpress site from my laptop to my desktop. I get server error 500 when I try /localhost/wordpress/wp-admin. So I turned on WP_DEBUG and now I get a series of Notice: ...
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Hide a theme on list of themes in wp-admin without editing core files

I'm running a multisite network with 200+ themes installed and activated. Is there a way to manipulate the list of available themes in wp-admin so that certain theme does not appear in the list? I ...
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plugin to post from admin to flickr [closed]

I'm looking for a plgin which allows the admins to post to flickr directly from the admin panel when posting. I saw this and thought it would work but seems to only 'get' images not 'post' them ...
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firing function at login within class

I've got a function that I'm trying to fire at wp_signon (grabs data from a remote server and updates accordingly). I'm running the function within a class that is on a secondary file in a plugin ...
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Creating your own options-general.php page

I wanted to develop a duplicate General Settings Page instead of the built in one and all the settings on the built-in General Settings Page will also be displayed on the new General Settings Page.. ...
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Hide Pages on Edit Pages based on Capability (edit_others_pages)?

Currently, WordPress does a great job displaying pages on the Edit Pages admin area for users with the capability edit_others_pages. However, if a user has edit_others_pages and has not yet authored ...
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How to Custom Edit Post Title & Permalink Slug?

I'm trying to build some functionality where if you're logged into an admin account you'll see a small 'edit' link next to each post title. clicking will use jquery to create 2 form inputs - 1 with ...
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Wp-Admin FTPS Connection Error unlike Filezilla

My wordpress website is just moved FTP to FTPS protocol. When I tried to make a connection with FileZilla, the connection is successful. There is nothing wrong with my FTPS connection. Status: ...
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Alternatives to DISALLOW_FILE_EDIT wp-config Constant? It Breaks Some Plugins

The Problem I first noticed this with the plugin Quick-Cache, which activates without problem, but doesn't shows up anywhere. Its menu it's simply not there. Found why, and became aware of the ...
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Why wp redirects me to wp-login.php when I visit a rewritten wp-admin URL?

I have this rewrite rule ^dashboard(.*) wp-admin$1 [L] and wp redirects me to wp-login.php when I try to visit /dashboard (even if I am logged in) Any idea why this happen, and how I can solve ...
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Add mass action to wp-admin/users.php

I'm heavelly modified my Wordpress, it's amazing what you can do with wordpress hooks, actions.. But i'm not able to find how can i add mass action for users. Let's say i select 5 users and i want to ...
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htaccess and htpasswd

im trying to lock my admin panel from my users with adding htpsswrd file to wp-admin folder. but also i want my users can edit their profiles. so i create this file (htaccess) AuthName "Username and ...
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Blocking Administrative Access to Authors and Subcribers?

I would like to turn off admin panel for authors and subscribers. Is there any secure way to keep them away from admin panel?
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Edits to plugin not taking effect

I want to make some edits to a plugin that I've downloaded. I used the Plugin Editor, but the changes did not show up. I tried refreshing, logging out/back in, and deactivating/activating the plugin. ...
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Im getting a 404 message when i try to access wpadmin

I cant access wp-admin at all after changing wp-config folder permission for hardening my security. The content for the site load find, i cant access wp-admin at all, all i get is 404 message. ...
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On cliking add new post redirect user to a custom page first

Probably my question title is confusing. I want something like this: I have custom post type When I click on add new, I would like to go to a "select" page The select page allows you to make a ...
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How to filter out Categories for specific post types on Wordpress Admin?

How can i programatically change the Category selection menu on wp-admin? is there a hook or filter to edit the Category List? My objective is to filter out specific categories for specific ...
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plugin to upload to youtube via wordpress [closed]

before you say it, i know that in most situations it's easier to do this the other way around (i.e. upload via yt site then embed) but i need a plugin to upload/manage yt videos via the wordpress ...
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The uploaded file exceeds!

I have configured Wordpress locally on my system(Windows 7 professional). I want to upload a theme to test it, but whenever I tried to upload the theme with more the 1MB. It shows me the error which ...
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Can I hook into wp_update_core outside of the admin?

I'm trying to bring some of the admin functionality to a custom front end in WordPress. Questions of security and pragmatism of this aside, is there an available hook to trigger wp_update_core outside ...
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Which file do I need to edit the All Posts page in the admin area?

I've never edited admin files before, but I need to edit the table used to list my posts in the admin area (on the All Posts page). Can someone please point me to the right file to edit? I've looked ...
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How to programatically set the post title of a CPT on wp-admin

I've been playing with custom post types & custom fields, using a combination of the types plugin and the advanced custom fields plugin, also having done the same manually. Occasionally I want to ...
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Is there a (offical) way for a theme to deactivate itself and show a message in admin?

I know that plugins can deactivate itself, but how about themes? I work on a parent theme (Framework) and I don't want users to be able to activate it. This is what I have so far. The problem is ...
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Add header and footer to WP backend

I want to add a header in the backstage in order to look more blend in like the frontend. Nothing much I want to add, just the header and footer is enough. The content section remains the original ...
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Filters 'request' and 'parse_query' not firing in sites.php nor link-manager.php

I'm trying to make sortable columns in Sites and Links listings admin pages. /wp-admin/network/sites.php and /wp-admin/link-manager.php The problem is the following filters are not firing up in ...
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Too many pages causes Wordpress admin to be unusable

We have a Wordpress website that now has around 9k pages in it after an import of many location targeted pages. The frontend runs perfectly fine and there is no performance damage (after I replaced ...
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How to display only logged in user's post comments in comments area

I am making a custom Wordpress site where School students logged in and add their posts. I am giving them rights to use wp-admin panel with little customization and modification. QUESTION: "How can ...
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get_current_screen and the WP_Screen class

So I'm trying to figure out how to properly use the get_current_screen. For learning sake, I'm just popping an alert for a specific page. I've looked at ...