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

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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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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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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: ...
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Custom height/width for thickbox in WP Backend

I use thickbox in the WP backend for preview or other content. On own pages in the backend works my script very fine and a can use custom width and height for the thickbox. below my code: ...
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Using Image insert control in code

I am adding additional pages to wordpress backend and I would like to use the built-in image uploader and browser. I couldn't find any examples on how to add it to my form. Assuming that I have a ...
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How to change the wording in wp-admin back-end?

I don't want to edit core files in order to change the page where a user enters new posts, so is there a way to do it within a theme, perhaps within functions.php ..? Specifically, I'm trying to ...
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Custom Metabox with Taxonomy Dropdown - Saving Issue

My goal was simple --- to create a custom post type with a custom metabox with a simple drop down list of taxonomy terms instead of utilizing the tags or checkboxes. The reason was to ensure that the ...
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Organizing Code in your WordPress Theme's functions.php File?

The more customization I make to WordPress the more I start thinking about if I should be organizing this file or splitting it up. More specifically, if I have a bunch of custom functions which only ...
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Making Custom Fields Standard in the Admin UI

I've added a few different custom_post_types to my Wordpress 3 installation. They are all a bit different from eachother, and should store unique information in custom_fields. But while one may store ...
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Changing the Order of Admin Menu Sections?

I am getting a bit frustrated over here after having spent a few hours trying to accomplish this fairly simple task without any luck. Essentially I have 5 custom post types which I created and all I ...
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Remove favorites action menu and screen options panel

I was playing with: $wp_meta_boxes, $menu and $submenu global arrays to remove "things" on admin dashboard (using unset on PHP foreach iterations). Now I'm stuck trying to remove without using jQuery ...
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Loading External Scripts in Admin but ONLY for a Specific Post Type?

So I continue to run into this issue and I just looking for the best and simplest solution to solve this problem. I have come to make use of custom post types in many different projects and have ...
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How can I make a Live Demo of my Premium Plugin? Are there security risks?

I'm glad to have the opportunity to ask my first question here. The scenario is this: My team and I released a Premium Plugin last week. We have since received a number of requests for a Live Demo. ...
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Registering jQuery kills admin functions

I recently added the following into my theme's functions.php, in order to load jQuery from the CDN: function my_init_method() { wp_deregister_script('jquery'); wp_register_script('jquery', ...
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Adding Fields to the Category, Tag and Custom Taxonomy Edit Screen in the WordPress Admin?

The question is "How do I add one or more fields to the Category, Tag and Custom Taxonomy Edit Screen in the WordPress Admin?" This question was asked on the wp-hackers list August 1st 2010 and I ...
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Adding “Interesting Tags” & “Ignored Tags” like StackOverflow.com in a WordPress Blog?

How to give "Interesting Tags" "Ignored Tags" selection option like stackoverflow.com in a WordPress blog? If a blog is about lots of topics and I want to give option to user to choose option like ...
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Adding a Taxonomy Filter to Admin List for a Custom Post Type?

I have created a Custom Post Type called 'listing' and added a Custom Taxonomy called 'businesses'. I would like to add a dropdown list of Businesses to the admin list for the Listings. Here is what ...
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I get “The PHP Date/Time library is not supported by your web host.” on my CentOS host, what library to I need to install to add support?

I did some quick looking around, but my PHP skills are pretty nascent. I am sure there is just a package that needs installing. Edit to add additional information about the setup: Using: yum info ...
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What's the easiest way to stop WP from ever logging me out

After a certain amount of time WP logs out all users and forces them to log back in again. For development environments on my local machine this is obnoxious and absolutely unnecessary. Is there an ...
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How can I improve the line break handling in the WYSIWYG editor?

I always find myself in HTML mode in the editor to try and get simple things like breaks between paragraphs to show up right (using <p></p>). Is that normal? Is there a better editor out ...
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How to eliminate weird 404 errors in wp-admin?

I run a WordPress site with about 70 active plugins. Every so often, I'll get a random error page ("Not Found", though I haven't checked the headers to see if it's a 404) on a /wp-admin/ page that ...
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How can we make managing lots of pages in WordPress Admin better?

WordPress obviously comes from a blogging background but can be used to serve sites with a lot of Pages. However, where it falls short for me is not in regard to performance but in the Admin area's ...
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Can I rename the wp-admin folder?

Is it possible to rename the wp-admin folder? I know I could just rename it, but unless it's supported by the code lots of things would break. If I use a custom folder name, it will make it slightly ...