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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 ...
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wp-admin blocking causing http error on uploads

I'm using this function to prevent users apart from admin from getting to the backend of wordpress. (Note, that addition to allow ajax requests too): add_action( 'init', 'my_block_users' ); function ...
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How do you force the wordpress dashboard to be 1 coulmn by default?

How do you force the wordpress dashboard to be 1 coulmn by default? I want to show the dashboard as a single column for all users.
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Disable or lock parent pages from being edited in wordpress admin

Is there a way to disable or lock parent pages from being edited in wordpress admin? I only want the children pages to be editable.
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blocking the admin section (but still using admin-ajax.php)

I am building a community based WP site at the mo and have blocked anyone bar admins from using the admin section on the site with: add_action( 'init', 'sw_block_users' ); function sw_block_users() ...
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Where can I edit Admin Panel Page file

I need to edit the "Help" section of the "Page" page in the Admin panel. Since wordpress doesn't allow multiple line breaks I need to make sure the user knows that if they add the "" tag in the HTML ...
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Add column to pages table

Hey all i am trying to find the section within the edit.php page where it populates the table with all my current pages. What i want to do is add another colum to the table in order to launch a side ...
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Remove date and category filters when editing custom post types

The answers to this question give excellent instructions for adding filters to the admin edit.php screen for custom post types. But they don't explain how to remove the existing filters on date and ...
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WordPress User Roles, Custom Post Types, and Admin views

My friend mentioned that there is a simple way to modify what users see in the admin sidebar based on their user role. I have a large number of custom post types, one for each user, and I need to ...
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Where can I find admin-header.php file online?

I am using Wordpress for my website. I was working on CPANEL yesterday and was browsing public-html/wp-admin folder under the File manager. There were many files and I accidentally deleted the ...
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Use tag interface for hierarchical taxonomy?

Custom taxonomies are great. I registered a bunch of new taxonomies and wrote an importer to import our hierarchical taxonomy into WordPress a la XML. The problem is one taxonomy has about 1,100 terms ...
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How to filter by post-format in admin?

I need to filter my posts by Post-Formats in admin ? How can I do that ? For now, Wordpress allows to filter by Categories and Dates.
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Display Plugin Panels Outside of Admin Areas

I'm trying to find a way to display the work area content of different plugins on pages/posts/areas aside from the admin backend. For example, how would I display the options panel for a certain ...
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How to add wordpress blog to Windows 2008 R2 site

One way is to install php and wordpress on server following WordPress Windows 2008 Web Server R2 IIS 7.5 setup. Is it possible to reroute url like blog.yourcompanyname.com to another ip address and ...
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Is it possible to display my theme sidebar in wordpress admin?

I'm trying to create sidebar in my wordpress admin. This is because I'm trying to make my wordpress admin look like my front end. My front end theme has sidebar in the right side. So i would like to ...
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Create a admin page in wordpress without admin menus (“wordpress sidebars”)

I'm creating a new page in WordPress admin for a theme. In this new page will be a list of people registered (in a form), but with few details / information. So when a person clicks on something, I ...
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How to change a meta value (of a published post) after X days.?

I have a custom field. I would like to change the text of that custom field after x days. I want something like this: if ( published post is more than 90 days old ) { echo "your post is more ...
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How to display terms and conditions in post area?

I'm running a multisite. I would like to display "Terms and conditions" when user trying to create a new post. Users should Click "I agree" link and then proceed to create a new ...
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auto generated robots.txt problem

I have a site visibility in privacy settings set to allow search engines to see my site but for some reason when i go to the auto generated robots.txt file it shows User-agent: * Disallow: switching ...
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I can't access my admin page after changing main url

I have change the main URL of my wordpress theme. I accessed Admin area => Settings => and change my URL from : www.sampleURL.com to www.sampleURL.com/?page_id=2 and now every time I enter ...
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How to remove screen options and help links in the admin area?

I would like to remove screen options and help links in my admin area. How to remove that thing?. This is what i want to be removed. Thanks.
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How to hide wordpress default description box?

I'm using custom fields in my wordpress default post area. So i don't want wordpress default description box. I mean i dont want this field. Instead of description box i want excerpt box there. ...
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Admin menu success message

I have created a simple admin menu that allows users to enter in some basic information that is stored in the footer. When they click save the url appends &settings-updated=true Is there a way, ...
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How to add text editor in plugin menu?

Can I add a text editor to my plugin menu? So I can let users edit custom css file? Something like /wp-admin/plugin-editor.php but I want users to be able to edit only one file. The custome css file. ...
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How to display magic field's custom write panel in wordpress theme?

So here is the thing. I'm creating a site. A user can register in my site and post articles. The thing is I don't want separate admin area to post articles. I want to integrate everything in my ...
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Add a jQuery function to admin pages

I need to add a bit of document ready jQuery to post/page editors in admin. I'm hacking an old plugin that adds a text box to the editor page and handles inserting that text in a template file, but ...
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Change WP-Login or WP-Admin

Can I change the name of the wp-login or wp-admin file so that I can go to a different filename in order to login. I am trying to prevent hackers from finding my login and wp-login has become a very ...
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I cannot include a file in my plugin settings page

I'm trying to create a settings page. If I print things within index, I can see it. If I try to include it, I can't see anything, neither errors. add_options_page('My Plugin', 'My Plugin', ...
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Hook the Keydown Event in the TinyMCE Post Editor

I would like to hook the keydown event in the TinyMCE Editor on the edit post admin page. I managed to hook the HTML content editor using the following code: jQuery('#content').keydown(function(){ ...
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plugin: 'init' hook, check if we're not in admin

I've tried this inside of my plugin ('init' hook) but it doesn't work: if(is_front_page() || is_singular() || is_archive()) { ... } How could I check it using init hook? Thanks.
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How could I execute my plugin just in frontend (not in backend)

I don't need my plugin running through wp-admin, including wp-login. How could I prevent it? is_admin works fine but i don't know how to ignore everything related to wp-admin (like wp-login.php). ...
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wp_set_post_terms example?

My client has a post type that uses a lot taxonomies. I plan to put this script in a post meta box and hide the existing taxonomies. Do you know of a great wp_set_post_terms example? I want to make ...
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Adding fields to the “Add New User” screen in the dashboard

I'd like to add the field "Company Name" to the add new user page in the admin panel. I've done quite a bit of searching and have been unable to find details on how to do this. I can easily add info ...
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Why does WordPress require a ftp server to be running on the webserver to transfer plugins?

I had asked a related question on Super User: A use case of a system "receiving" files over FTP would be, for example, the way WordPress plugins are installed via 1-click where WordPress ...
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How to list ALL Pages in the dashboard?

I'm wanting to find a way to have all pages listed without paging and to do so in a method that isn't going to be over-written when I update WordPress, i.e. in the form of a hook. The page is in the ...
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Problems with removing admin bar

I am trying to remove the admin bar from a theme front end of a theme. I found the following code block: add_filter( 'show_admin_bar', '__return_false' ); remove_action( 'personal_options', ...