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

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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 ...
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Add a page that appears in the backend admin that lists files to download? WP 3.3

I am currently using WP 3.3.1. Basically I just want a page for users who login via wp-login.php and see the backend admin panel to be able to see a page that shows a list of files they can download. ...
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Where do i create my own function in wp-admin

i want to create my own function in wp-admin same like do in wp-content->functions.php, but i don't know where is the function file in wp-admin folder. anybody know where is the function file in ...
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Change the Default Pages Menu View in wp-admin

I can't seem to figure out how to change the default view for "Pages" in the admin menu. The initial view is the "Pages" view (/wp-admin/edit.php?post_type=page) How could it change this to ...
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wp-admin redirects to 404

Yesterday I logged onto my site and found that when I log in as an admin I get a 404 error as seen below: I have done a bit of research and uploaded a backup, modified my .htaccess file to below: ...
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Selecting a post in Dashboard

How to make in the admin's dashboard a <select> with the list of all posts of specified post type? I need this in order to save a post ID with set_option() call. How to do this?
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Modal window from within Wordpress admin

How can get a modal window to work from within the wordpress admin? I want to create a modal window that will work from a meta box within the wp-admin. Any ideas?
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Removing an admin page added by a 3rd party plugin. Gravity forms in this example

I'm trying to hide a help page from editors, added by the gravity forms plugin. I believe I've run into the same issue before with other plugins, so I'd like to know the correct way to do it for 3rd ...
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Blank page for edit.php

I get a blank page on /wp-admin/edit.php after change the number of post to display. The bug is due to the PHP memory, but on my hosting I have no possibility to change this value. How to reset the ...
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No HTML/Visual mode option in admin panel (New Post)

There is no option for switching html to visual mode in add new post page of my admin panel there is no js error in console reinstalled WP from WP updates admin panel too, and there are no 404 on ...
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How to add some custom HTML to the edit posts page

On the wordpress admin edit posts page, I want to display some custom content and script, underneath the meta box. I want to hand code this as the various plugins I could use (advanced custom fields ...
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difference between add_object_page and add_menu_page

According to Codex, the add_object_page "essentially does the exact same thing as add_menu_page() in case you're wondering". So.... what is the difference between those two functions?
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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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Using multiple instances of wp_editor in Custom Post Type admin area

I've written a custom plugin for my fishkeeping website which allows users to enter information about a species of tropical fish (i.e. "habitat", "distribution", "locality", etc). Each of these are ...
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Is there any record of installed plugins in the database?

I have my live install on one server and a development install on another. I've added a plugin to both but it only appears in the plugin list in wp-admin on one. For a plugin to appear in wp-admin ...
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Wordpress br in content problem

I have this irritating problem with a post in Wordpress (see the url below). http://www.bytewire.co.uk/services/website-design-essex/ You'll notice the second lower case bold heading (Why Bytewire ...
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a plugin to share a post to social networks via admin? [closed]

I'm not looking for a share this post button for the front end. I've seen a couple of similar topics here but not exactly what I'm after. What I would like is a plugin which offers the options in ...
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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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I keep getting logged out in Firefox

For some reason, tonight when I have gone to work on my Wordpress installation I firstly found myself logged out, even though there was a few cookies left in Firefox relating to the website and when ...
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Best way to insert something directly after <head>

Could someone perhaps tell if it would be possible to insert -in this case- a <script></script> directly after <head>, but before: <script type="text/javascript"> addLoadEvent ...
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Is it possible to add an item the Post Publish panel?

In the Admin area when you edit a post, I'd like to add a custom item to the Publish panel in the top right corner. Is it possible to access this through the Wordpress API? If so, what functions do I ...
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Admin ajax request return 0 with die()

So i'm using this configuration for an AJAX call in the administrative area (like this): add_action( 'admin_head', 'ajaxPerNgg' ); function ajaxPerNgg(){ ?> <script type="text/javascript" > ...
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Removing fields from the Media Uploader/Gallery

I've been searching high and low for an answer. I simply want to remove the Alternate Text, Caption, Description and Link URL-fields from the uploader and gallery view. I seem that every thing else ...
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Custom Post List View: Page or something else?

I have a workflow / best practice question about making views for Custom Post Types (both list and detail). Currently, I put the "list" view for my Custom Post Type (called, "Menu Items") into a ...
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Uploading Images in the Link Manager

In /wordpress/wp-admin/link-add.php there is the possibility to add an image to a link, but it belongs to the category "Advanced" and is really a little too advanced for an average user, which needs ...
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How to remove 'create new post' entry for a custom post type?

I have a custom post type that is created using a form on the site. I want to disable new post creation from wordpress admin. Is there a way to do that ?
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How-to make the admin area mobile friendly [closed]

Currently the admin-UI is a no-go for mobile browsers. Therefore I'm searching for a plugin that makes the back-end/admin-UI accessible and a little more friendly for mobile devices. Features, the ...
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In the Wordpress admin, how can I find out which page (themes.php, widgets.php, etc.) I'm on?

In the Wordpress admin, how can I programmatically find out which page (themes.php, widgets.php, etc.) I'm on?