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How can I create a plugin installation link?

Currently, my code is generating the wrong nonce, I guess. Here is the code: $action = 'install-plugin'; $plugin = 'akismet'; wp_nonce_url( add_query_arg( array( 'action' ...
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Adding Radio Options or Select Options to Meta Box Title

I am adding Radio Options and Select Options to miscellaneous Meta Box titles. The HTML is rendering just fine in the title of each appropriate Meta Box title. There seems to be a bit of ...
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Admin area for user, custom theme or admin theme?

In my WordPress site, I need to provide some backend functions for logged in user, so currently I have two choices use the wp-admin, customize the menu by hiding irrelevant items create a custom ...
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Taxonomy Terms - Orderby Custom Value

I have a custom value which is being stored as term_group but in the admin panel I would like to order them by that term group. I'm able to sorta do this through this function, but there's a problem: ...
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Disable image attachment links

Is there a way to disable image attachment links trought a filter in functions.php or something ? I know it's possible to do it manually when you add an image to a post but I want to disable this ...
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How can I make my .htaccess file writeable by wp-admin?

My ISP changed the hosting for my Wordpress blog and everything stopped working. There was a DNS issue but they resolved that, but then every page apart from the home page returned a 404 error. When ...
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Hide admin login without plugin

I'd like to hide my admin login, since it was disabled some time ago because of attacks. (I do not remember what they were exactly, my site was down for another reasons long time) I know there are ...
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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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Remove header text option from the backend

I want to remove the header text option from WordPress backend, under the Appearance->Header page at the bottom. Is there any hook or filter to remove this option from the backend? Thanks!
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Extend Screen Options

I'm customizing the WP-admin and want to add a toggle button to switch between the customized admin and the default admin. I'd like to place that button in the Screen Options drop down tab. Is there ...
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How to add php stylesheet to admin section instead of admin_head hook

how can we do the below code using separate file let say admin-style.php add_action('admin_head', 'custom_admin_style'); function custom_admin_style() { $bg_color = get_option('custom_color'); ...
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How can I fix this WordPress Admin load-scripts.php error?

I have a strange error going on in my WordPress admin panel. Last night, I overwrote my wp-config.php file by mistake and it broke everything, as you would expect. I promptly restored it to an older ...
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Replacing select2 in admin backend for all selects

I originally posted this question as a javascript question here, but think maybe it would be better asked here. I tried adding select2 to all wordpress admin screens. However, since many selects are ...
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How to change “wp-admin” to something else without search-replacing the core?

for example: foobar.com/wp/edit instead of foobar.com/wp/wp-admin How would I do that? I've tried using this in htaccess but it won't work: ##### ABOVE THIS POINT IS ALREADY INSERTED BY WORD PRESS ...
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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 ...
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Rename wp-admin [duplicate]

I want to rename the admin URL 'wp-admin' to e.g. 'admin'. I set a rewrite rule in the .htaccess to acces the admin login: RewriteRule ^admin wp-admin [NC,L] That works but I can still use /wp-admin. ...
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Is it possible to change the images source that are shown in the admin side?

All of my images are in a CDN. On the website that's where the images are coming from but on the admin side it is pulling them from the server. Is there a filter or action I can use to change the ...
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Backend option to include a javascript file on specific pages?

I am working on a template that my coworkers will be using to populate content. On some of the pages there will be a slider or multiple sliders but on other pages there won't be any. Because of this, ...
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How to debug failed changes to posts?

I just rebuilt my server with Ubuntu 14.04, Nginx 1.6.0, PHP 5.5.9 and Wordpress 3.9. I am able to complete the Wordpress install and login to the Wordpress dashboard, however, I can't make any ...
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Change height of Add New Post input box

The textarea box on the Add New Post page is too high for my application. I'd like to change it to 260px high. However the style is embedded. What's the best way to change it, without altering the ...
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Wp-Admin extremely slow!

I noticed my wp-admin became extremely slow so I installed a plugin called debug bar extender to get some more info and found this: Any idea what on earth could be causing such a slow down? This ...
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Is it possible to load an admin page inside a thickbox?

I'm currently trying to load a custom made admin page inside a thickbox. It's for creating new users with loads of extra custom data and none of the stuff I don't care about. Administrators can ...
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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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Weird admin area

Everything works fine but it looks weird and I'm worried. See attached screen grab. Any ideas?
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Unable to access dashboard (wp-admin) only

I have a site with wp 3.8.1. After I'm logged in to site, white screen welcomes me instead of dashboard page. It logged me in the site, I can access another admin pages & main site but not ...
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Using query string on edit CPT page

I'm adding a query string on the edit CPT page so I can add different meta boxes depending on what type it is. We're doing profile types, and the choices are student, staff, alumni and external. The ...
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Admin Pointers on a custom post type

Is it possible to leverage the Admin Pointers code (core, non published API) to create pointers on a custom post type? I was trying to use a plugin called Easy Admin Pointers, but it does not support ...
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Wordpress site stopped working after simply opening header.php in the wp-admin editor

I opened header.php inside the wp-admin editor and suddenly the actual site is filled with diamond shaped question marks. Admin area still works. The weird thing is that I didn't even perform any ...
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Loading jQuery library from WordPress admin

When we are developing Themes, we are taught to enqueue the jQuery library if necessary, because no jQuery library is available on the front-end of WordPress (if I'm not wrong). But when we are into ...
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On IIS 8.0 wp-admin returns 404, wordpress/wp-admin does not

Settings: we have a WordPress website running on IIS 8.0 in a shared hosting environment. Permalinks are set on Post name. Web.config has been edited on purpose (please find that below). Site root ...
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is_admin() triggers error

I've a plugin which includes other files and it looks like that : if( is_admin() ) { require( DIR. 'file.php' ); } In this file I run a class. This class is initialized on plugins_loaded. ...
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aMember access blocked by wp admin

I've recently changed host and was required to move my aMember folder under http://example.org/wp-content/amember - whereas before it as in http://example.org/amember. Since then I cannot login as an ...
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Copy my user account's wp-admin dashboard layout to other users?

On the Dashboard tab in wp-admin in my user account, I have certain items hidden in Screen Options and I have the panels arranged in a particular way. I want to copy the same layout to my other ...
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Add Post Screen Keep Category structure

So on the add post screen in wordpress there is the category checkbox div. Before you select a category for your post it shows the correct hierarchical structure as defined in the category admin ...
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add_post_meta displays in admin edit area

I use a simple way to add_post_meta() to wp_insert_post(). Everything's working fine, except my meta box doesn't appear in admin area. Is there a simple way to do that? <?php $condition = ...
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Why adding Categories does not auto refresh in Backend while using my custom theme?

If I am using my own created custom theme, the Post Categories Page in admin panel is not getting updated automatically when I add a new Category. To see the new category I have to reload the page ...
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How make a custom search on backend in Wordpress without plugin?

I have a post type called usr_jardin with a custom field called sim_nuip. I would like to get the search to work for the title of the post and also by custom field . I try this but does not work me. ...
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Resetting admin post form on JS validation fail

I've got a custom plugin with a metabox and dynamic form (the user can ask for more elements of the form), with jQuery Validation plugin working great. The problem is when the validation comes back ...
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wp_list_tables bulk actions

How to fire on bulk actions inside of an extended WP_List_Table. I have been adding the following bulk actions to may table's select box but on Apply won't really happens anything here are how I ...
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Customise Wordpress Update Notice in wp-admin backend area

Is there any way to customise the wordpress update notice in the backend admin area? I want to make it so that I can change the Please update now to Please contact now and link to a different URL. ...
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Require a Custom Taxonomy to be checked

I have a custom taxonomy, "position", with multiple terms for a custom post type, "employee" in the admin. I want to validate the form to require a position to be selected when you save/update a post. ...
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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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Subsites in Multisite installation throwing 404 error on wp-admin in IIS 7

Running into an issue where sub sites of a multisite (fresh installation of 3.9 and no plugins or themes) are throwing 404 error when trying to access the wp-admin section of the sub site. It is ...
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Remove “Get Shortlink” button in admin of custom post type

I want to remove completely this section under my title in my custom post type. (I don't need this because I use this only for content management). With this piece of code I can remove the ...
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Hide certain pages / posts on wp-admin, show custom filter

I'm integrating a separate ecommerce CMS into a wordpress theme, using page templates for some pages such as the basket, search and checkout pages. This is working out pretty well so far. However, ...
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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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lock meta box position on post edit screen for contributors

Our website has an open system for contributors (WP User Role) to add news and calendar content to the site. I'd like to set and lock the position of the content and meta boxes on the post edit ...
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Customizing Users in Admin Area

I know how to customize the users in the admin area of WordPress. I have done it many times. However, I would like to customize the user a bit differently as explained below. I would like to add a ...
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Why are plugin settings not all nested in one place?

Through my modest usages of WordPress, i have encountered many plugins. Some of them have menus displaying at the bottom of the menu panel, some are inserted within the menu panel as if they were WP ...
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wp-login not processing when not localhost

I'm trying to get a site up for a client on IIS7, MySQL. The front-end works fine no matter what and, as long as the siteurl and home parameters are set to "localhost" (either in database or ...