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

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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 ...
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How to add a custom-post-type post within another custom-post-type post edit screen using AJAX?

I've got two custom post types: CD and Track. Each of them has got some metadata associated with them. What I'm trying to do is to add Track posts to a CD post when the CD post is being edited. On ...
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Is there un-wp_autop function?

I have a problem with WP that need your help. Some of my posts have content that was applied "wp_autop" filters already. This filter turned all double break lines into <p> tag. I want to the ...
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How to hide or remove unwanted widgets on Multisite installation?

I am using Multi-site installation. I don't want all the widgets appear under widgets.php on dashboard .So I tried to find a way to remove or hide unnecessary widgets . SO that the new sub-sites ...
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How to check if a user is in a specific role?

I have a pretty specific requirement to show different text in a field label on the user profile page based on the current user's role. I can't seem to figure out how to check whether the current use ...
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Changing the 'wp-admin' URL to whatever I want

Is there a plugin that allows me to change the url of domain.com/wp-admin to domain.com/whatever-iwant ? Curious if there is an easy solution to this by now.
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how do I force a single column layout in screen layout

I am using multipress, but users with small screens cannot access the HTML tab as the Publish meta box has a div that slides above it, disabling the ability to click it. One idea is to force a single ...
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404 errors when updating options in admin dashboard

Whenever I try to update my Permalink settings or use the Theme Editor to modify some file, I am redirected to a 404 page. This also happens when I update the All-In-One SEO Pack plugin's settings. ...
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Why am I locked out of the system?

I've installed a wordpress site for a client. The site resides on mttv.co.il For some reson I'm being locked out of the system most of the time with no error message displayed The system takes the ...
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Error activating certain plugins

When I try to activate All-In-One SEO Pack or ANY (I've tried all by now!) caching plugin, the page goes blank - i.e the content of the page empty, except the WordPress bar on the top and the toolbar ...
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How can I add an image upload field directly to a custom write panel?

I've added a new page under "Pages" in the wordpress admin, and added several custom fields. I'd also like to be able to add an upload image field to the page editor - is there some way to do this via ...
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Best way to filter featured image text for a custom post type?

I am trying to change the "Set featured image", "Remove featured image", and "Use as featured image" text links of a custom post type for my plugin Meteor Slides. I found the ...
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Weird problems after recovery from security breach

The shared server that I used for hosting my WordPress website was hacked recently, and many of the index.php files, plugin files and uploads were deleted, with my MySQL databases untouched. But after ...
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How to replace “Password Protected” text with icon in Admin

In Wordpress, whenever a post is password protected the backend admin area appends the text in bold "- Password protected" after the post title. What I am looking for is a way to remove this text and ...
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System audit plugin? [closed]

Is there a plugin that tracks wordpress admin settings and actions? eg when plugins are activated/deactivated, plugin settings are changed, user settings and permissions changed?
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How to redirect/rewrite all /wp-login requests

Is there any simple way to have wordpress, php or apache rewrite all urls which involve /wp-admin to /admin? I have added this entry to my .htaccess file: RewriteRule ^admin /wp-login.php [L] ...
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Disable some features in Admin

I'd like to open my WP based blog to the general public so they can contribute, so I'm trying to lock-down my WP install. In particular I would like them to be unable to: edit the slug or assign ...
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How can I enable Google Analytics on a file download link?

I'm using Wordpress to present some software for download. The download links are provided via Custom Link entries in a side menu. I would like to enable Google Analytics tracking for these file ...
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Get cat parameter from admin-ajax

I have a plugin that restricts the categories users can view/edit in the admin. All works fine in WordPress 3.0.1, but as I started testing 3.1 I noticed that the category filter, which is AJAX, ...
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Filtering Posts by Multiple Taxonomy Terms such as in an Admin Post Listing?

After reading Adding a Taxonomy Filter to Admin List for a Custom Post Type? I tried it but I wasn't able to get it to filter two (2) different taxonomies at same time. The system is only filtering ...
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wp login redirects to homepage

wp login redirects to homepage just started to happen. I login to my admin area using /wp-admin no problem but instead of being redirect to the admin area i am redirected to a incomplete version of ...
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Change the text on the Publish button

Is there a way to change the text of the publish button on a custom post type to say some different? For example, Save instead of Publish. And also remove the draft button?
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Ajax solution similar to WP Categories functioning in Admin area

I'd like to implement a similar functionality as WP Categories screen in the Admin area. Where you can add category and it will appear in the list of all categories straight away. I have a CD custom ...
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Creating my own Admin Forms in a WordPress CMS?

I just decided to try using WordPress for a CMS (not a blog). The site will have some product information that I want the client to be able to update. Instead of creating an entire admin side just ...
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Subscribers become Authors after Upgrade? / Mass Update of Users?

I have a site with ~30K users, and the vast majority have role 'subscriber' on the main blog. After upgrading from WPMU 2.9.2 to WordPress 3.0.1 I noticed that all 30,0000 users are appearing in the ...
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deleted users still show in count?

I noticed that deleted users still show in the count of the users admin screen. On one blog I deleted 9 users only leaving the admin but it stil shows 9 in the count. In the physical database they ...
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Why can't I exclude private posts from this query?

My WP query to fetch some custom posts should exclude private posts, but this query is returning all posts, not just public ones: $wp_query = new WP_Query( ...
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656 views

Highlight custom widgets in the admin area?

I have created some custom widgets for my client to use, but I want to make them stand out amidst the fifteen or so standard widgets in the admin area. How can I do this? I have solved this problem ...
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2k views

Limit widget to certain sidebar?

I have multiple "sidebars", but not all of them are the same size. Not all widgets fit in all sidebars (for example, I have a "footer sidebar" where the client can place custom widgets, but they are ...
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Is there a quick way to find out what posts haven't been tagged?

Basically exactly what the title says, I am running 3.0.1 and want to be able to quickly flag up posts that have no tags currently assigned to them.
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How to add 'Insert HTML Table' button to TinyMCE in admin?

I am trying to figure out how to change the default buttons on the TinyMCE editor in the Wordpress admin. Specifically, I would like to provide an 'insert table' button. How do I do that?
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How to increase the file size limit for media uploads?

How can I change the Maximum upload file size? I would like to be able to upload 10Mb at a time.
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How to add a custom metabox to the Menu Management admin screen?

Although I am very thankful to the wordpress core team that they have finally integrated native menu management capabilities I get frustrated with some key elements which I would like to change. I ...
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Change ordering of fields of custom post type in admin page

I have a custom post type and am placing in custom meta boxes. How do I change the ordering of the fields of a custom page in the admin? For example, I have a custom field called subtitle. How do I ...
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Options for restricting access to wp-admin

So i've installed a plug-in which allows me to enable two-factor authentication for my users. The problem is that to enable the plug-in i have to log in as that user and enable it via their profile ...
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Add custom text to Page Tamplate without need to know html

I am new to wordpress. I have experience in css \ html \ js and asp.net (and also a bit of php now). I've added to my blog certain areas that are hard coded in html and css. In these areas I'd like ...
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Disable dragging of meta boxes?

Anyone know how to disable this functionality so the meta boxes can't be repositioned?
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Add text to post list/edit screens?

I'd like to add some descriptive text underneath the page title on both the list and edit post screens for the default post and also custom post types - e.g. "Below is a list of your recent blog ...
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Displaying Post Title on Post Edit page?

I'm trying to include the post title in a custom post type edit screen. For example if the post is called Biography, I want the edit page title to be 'Edit Biography'. I'm using the below code: ...
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Create mobile site with same content just different theme

I have a wordpress site and want to create a different theme for mobile. I'd like to create a subdomain such as m.domain.com which will use a mobile optimized theme much different than the desktop ...
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Sort admin menu items

On a related note to "Changing the Order of Admin Menu Sections?", I'm looking for a way to alphabetically sort the entries in each sub-section of WordPress's admin area. Currently, whenever a new ...
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Adding Visibility Options

I've searched for plugins but while some do halfway accomplish the task they are normally very complicated. I'd like to add option to the visibility menu when creating a page (and post, but page is ...
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Form Submitting Error with get_template_part()

I have come across an interesting problem regarding the get_template_part() . I have created a theme options page (named sitewideSettings.php) normally I would include this in functions.php like so: ...