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

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Change page title in admin area

Is there someway to change the title in wp-admin? Been looking all over google but no one seem to mention it. I simply want to get rid of "— WordPress" and possibly change the "‹" into ...
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Custom Taxonomy back-end customizations

Using a hierarchal custom taxonomy associated with a custom post type, I need: (1) To change the admin meta-box to a drop-down menu to make sure the post has only one term associated. The drop-down ...
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What's the .php file which generates the Custom Background page in the admin panel?

What's the .php file which generates the Appereance->Custom Background page in Wordpress' admin panel?
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Can't edit style.css in subdirectory of my theme?

I want to edit a file style.css but the theme editor shows this: /* ---------- Reset Tags ----------- */ @import url("css/reset.css"); /* ---------- Reset Tags ----------- */ @import ...
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wp-admin is redirecting to back to home page (localhost)

I have WordPress installed on my localhost. All worked perfectly till today. But today when I enter http://localhost/wp-admin in the url to access the admin panel, it redirects back to the home page. ...
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wp-admin slow in multisite

Running Wordpress 3.1.2 (newly updated, installed as 3.0 about a year ago) with subdomain multisite & using the Sunrise domain mapping plugin. The frontend is fast, the backend (wp-admin) is very ...
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How to activate “custom fields” section in WP3

This is probably a stupid question, but I am setting up a finnish Wordpress installation. The "custom fields" section in the "write post" section is gone; I gather it is hidden by default. That is a ...
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A minimalistic admin theme for a WP 3 install

Is there a minimalistic admin theme that works with WP 3? Adminimize looks nice, but isn't compatible with 3.x.
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How to make ajax call in wordpress in right way?

I am trying to using jquery ui tabs with ajax calls to run a function. Here is the code i am using: function ajax_load_user_feed(){ if(isset($_GET['type'])) $type = $_GET['type']; ...
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Where are plugins located

I typically download and install plugins via FTP, but I have installed a few from the web interface. I am trying to move WP from remote to local and I am getting a blank wp-admin screen. I think its ...
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Excerpt textarea missing on post editing page in admin panel

Why is that? It's a new installation. EDIT: I don't have plugins installed and I tried to restore default theme to Twenty Ten, but it didn't change anything.
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Row actions for custom post types?

I'm working on a plugin, which converts a site into a feedback sort of portal. I made a new object page, 'Feedbacks', which displays all the feedbacks is a tabular format, and I'm using ...
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Restrict access in wp-admin area?

What action or filter do I have to check or compare against $pagenow? In the admin area, I need to let non admin and editor users only to access: index.php (dashboard) upload.php (attachments ...
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Making a client area in WordPress - Any good tutorials or plugins?

I'd like to make a client area in WordPress from my freelance design business. I'm capable of making it myself but I was wondering if there are any good tutorials and plugins that other people are ...
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display list of posts/pages in admin edit post/page

Basically, I thinking how i could get a mini wp-admin/edit.php view inside the wp-admin/post.php page. does this even make sense to anyone?
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Add menu page issues (permissions & position)

OK, I have an issue with Sidebar Generator Plugin. This plugin creates subpage called "Sidebars" in WP-Admin. The point is, it is created as a child of "Appearance" page. And I don't want it here, I ...
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Can't call external stylesheet for Wordpress admin (using wp_admin_css)?

I tried the following: <?php function my_wp_admin_css() { echo '<link rel="stylesheet" href="/wp-content/plugins/custom-admin-style/wp-admin.css" type="text/css" />'; } ...
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My wordpress site gets redirected automatically to the old site any known solution for this?

I had recently moved my wp site from a domain to other, but when I type in the new domain's address it gets redirected to the old domain/some_page. Is this any common problem? Is there any known ...
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Add “Page Revised” column to Admin

How would I go about adding a column to the Page Admin area that would show the last revision date of all pages? Alongside the Author and Published Date columns? I need to keep an eye on the page ...
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Wordpress blog clone.. wp-admin issue

I wanted to clone one wordpress blog I own into another domain .. I simply downloaded the root folder with all the files from Site1 and uploaded to Site2.. and created a complete MySQL script of Site1 ...
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Remove “From computer” media tab for posts with existing attachments?

On editing the attachments of a post whith at least one attachment previously uploaded, how do I remove the From computer tab and redirect to the Gallery tab? This is my current code: ...
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Hide a page in the admin end without a plugin?

I'm creating a series of pages with iFrames embedded in them, but it seems the only way to do this within Wordpress (i.e. using the templating system) is to create pages in the admin end and then ...
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Automatically exclude categories from metabox based on title

I am designing a website which will be used as a school PA system. Users will be posting entries into categories named for specific dates that correspond to school assemblies. We have two assemblies a ...
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modify buddpress adminbar only in admin pages

I have modified the buddpress admin bar by creating the following plugin which adds a simple text link to the bar: function bp_adminbar_currentsite_menu() { global $bp; ?> <li> <!-- ...
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Add a panel to edit post

I would like create a plug in that adds a panel of options to edit post page like the one added by All in One Seo but i cant find any good tutorial of any information about what is the correct action ...
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Completely disabling widgets

How do I completely remove widget support from a theme/plugin ? Like removing the appearance -> widgets page, and prevent WP from loading widget classes and all widget-related stuff.
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How to Disable Color Options?

This question is related to my earlier question, but I think it's specific enough to qualify as a standalone question. I am modifying an existing theme (the Twenty Ten theme that ships with ...
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Where is default wp_head() implemented?

I'm trying to customize a theme, and I see that the header.php calls "wp_head()". I can't seem to find an implementation of this in the theme, so I presume there is a default implementation that ...
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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 ...