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How do you create a custom edit.php / edit pages page

I need to create 3 custom edit.php pages which only display pages with a certain parent and the Post New button links to a new page with the corresponding parent. The closest answer I can is do not ...
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Adding Content Areas to Custom Page Template

I am not sure how to ask this, which is why I have been having trouble finding anything via google searches. I am hoping someone here will understand what I am looking for and be able to direct me to ...
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Decrease edit.php and post-new.php load [duplicate]

On a new install with default Twenty Fifteen theme and no activated plugins. I used Really Simple CSV Importer to import ~4000 pages with title and one word content for each. This is to have my pages ...
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Custom WP_Query doesn't display all posts

I'm building an options page which allows users to choose three posts and three custom images that display on the site's front page. I am using the Settings API to create a custom WP_Query which pulls ...
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Adding description to wordpress blog post through wp-admin panel

Is there a way to add a description to my Wordpress blog post through wp-admin panel?
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I keep getting logged out in Firefox

For some reason, tonight when I have gone to work on my Wordpress installation I firstly found myself logged out, even though there was a few cookies left in Firefox relating to the website and when ...
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Show parent-child relationship for categories in the wordpress admin

How can I show child categories under there parent category in the wordpress admin? On a post the format of the category box would look like this: Category 1 Sub-Category 1.1 Sub-Category 1.2 ...
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WP AJAX is not working, always returns 0

I've checked any threads here regarding this and did a debug test which worked, I'd like to understand why my own code doesn't work as it presents the same functionality explained in every possible ...
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How To Display Admin Toolbar On Custom Template

I am trying to get the admin toolbar to display on a custom page. I am using a custom php file for this. The basic structure of the page is like this and this will display the basic structure of my ...
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wp_is_mobile() inside js

I've stumbled upon a issue that i can't fix. I've implemented a autocollapse menu ..all works fine UNTILL i go to mobile version where the wp core's menu bugs out with my menu js code. Basicly i ...
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wp_dequeue_script not working in my plugin

There is a theme my client is using. It enqueues many scripts in the admin area of WordPress. I'd like to dequeue these so that my plugin works properly. Commenting out this code wp_enqueue_script( ...
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Dynamic admin submenu

I'm creating a plugin for WordPress with dynamic sub-menu's fetched from the server. Putting the dynamic loading of sub-menu's into the menu_setup() hook function would slow down other WordPress ...
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Get all of user's custom post types in WP Admin for plugin

I am making a WordPress plugin and hit a rough point. I'm trying to make it so a user can select from all their post types, including custom post types. The code I have below shows the post, page, and ...
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Too many redirects after added SSL redirect on port 80 virtual host

I have 2 virtual host for my wordpress blog. One handles the http port 80 request and other handles port 443 https requests. I have added the following in my virtual host for port 80 to redirect all ...
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Wordpress admin menu pages not receiving passed info

I have a Wordpress menu page (A) and a wordpress submenu page (B). I want to pass data from A to B. A has a list of items and I want B to show the details of each item, by passing the item id to it. ...
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How to update my website with WordPress?

I want to update my old website with WordPress but I got some problems... Is it possible to create a website without domain name (before publish) and replace it with my old website domain name as soon ...
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Manually Disable Basic Auth from hacked wordpress database

A wordpress website was hacked. i setup a new server and new db server. when we try to visit the admin, we get a http basic auth prompt. i need to know what to look for in the database to disable this ...
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Display existing admin list table for custom post type in another location without recreating it

I have two custom post types; Inventory and Jobs. I have customised the columns displayed in the Inventory admin list table (ie. wp-admin/edit.php?post_type=inventory) to display relevant fields Is ...
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Only allow administrators and editors to access wp-admin

I am trying to restrict access to wp-admin so that only administrators and editors are allowed. At the moment I am using this function: function restrict_admin(){ //if not administrator, kill ...
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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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WP admin display custom field if another field value is “Female”

I have 3 custom fields: Gender, Partner name, and Partner last name. I need a js or CSS function. If I select "Female" from ecpt_gender select box, 2 custom fields appear by CSS changing the display ...
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sort tags by tag ID in admin panel

I want to sort tags list by tag id in my WordPress admin panel. There is 1000s tag in admin tag list and I want to know which are the latest added tags, but there are options to sort with Name, ...
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How do I enqueue styles/scripts on certain /wp-admin pages?

I have two simple functions that load stuff using wp_enqueue_style() and wp_enqueue_script(), something like these: function admin_custom_css() { wp_enqueue_style( 'stylesheet_name', ...
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White screen of death only in wp-admin

I'm able to log into the website but the moment after login, I get a white screen in wp-admin. I can still access the website and it shows that I am logged in with the toolbar at the top of each page ...
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Add data to post edit page, when post is published

I need to customize the "post edit page", for a custom post_type, but to keep things simple let's say it's on the post_type post for now. When the post status is published, I need to run a PHP script ...
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WP Cron doesn't save <iframe> or <object> in post body

I am using wp_cron to auto grab posts from a remote website and save them in my wp db. NOTICE! I am executing my code from my plugin, not from my template functions.php or somewhere else. I have my ...
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Hide pages in CMS Tree Page View hack

Hi I am trying to hide some pages in wordpress dashboard from CMS Tree Page View. Can someone pls help and tell me how do i achieve this. I am trying to add filter in function.php but it doesnt work. ...
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How to add conent (text) to Add New pages form of admin in WordPress

I am new to WordPress. I have created a Shortcode. Now I want to add description of Shortcode to Pages->Add New Page so the user can easily use the Shortcode which I have created. I want that text ...
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Media upload default title from file name

I'm on a roll today with the questions. Is this easy? Again, I can't seem to find the right filter (nor previous question with a suitable answer). So if you download an image say, from GettyImages, ...
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Set user admin language preference by lang parameter

A site I'm working on allows users to login and submit content for a directory listing. The site uses WPML to serve translations, but the WPML language switcher does not affect the admin interface. ...
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Fixing admin menu offset

I've encountered a little problem during my plugin development. I've added a search box on all pages and it's working flawless but the only thing that annoys me is that it's causing the menu to ...
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Cannot access my wp-admin after installing Gzip compression [closed]

I have installed a WP Plugin called Gzip Compression to increased the speedpage and had an awful surprised: have no access to the website at all, giving me an error of invalid form of compression, and ...
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How to remove 'create new post' entry for a custom post type?

I have a custom post type that is created using a form on the site. I want to disable new post creation from wordpress admin. Is there a way to do that ?
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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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Add a box below admin toolbar via plugin

First of all thanks for your time and for your help. I'm looking to add a custom box below the admin toolbar on all pages via plugin(the blue one from the screenshot). In future i would like to add ...
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The Commercial tab is missing from the Plugins page when trying to update Types 1.7

I have Types installed and registered on my live server, but also want to get it installed on my development server (which of course has a different URL so will have to be registered separately). ...
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Multisite network admin – URL / redirect error

I followed this guide on how to set up a WordPress installation that is optimized for git deployment. Basically, WordPress is moved into a subfolder called wordpress, index.php and wp-config.php are ...
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Solution for extremely slow pages or custom post in WP-admin

Somehow WordPress likes to load all the pages and custom post in the admin area. When you have a site with more than 500 pages things get slower and slower. After 5000 pages things start to timeout ...
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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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Is it save to require plugin.php early to be able to use get_plugin_data() earlier?

I'd like to avoid hard coding my plugin's version at multiple places. To realize this the function get_plugin_data() comes in handy. But here the fun comes to an unpleasant stop. Checking for a plugin ...
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Prevent sorting and dragging of specific postbox metabox

I'm attempting to limit the jQuery sortable functionality on certain postboxes/metaboxes when editing a post/page. So far I've enqueued my custom .js file in admin. wp_enqueue_script function ...
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Clicking On View Post In Draft Opens New Tab

Since 4.0, when you save a post as a Draft the View Post link opens the saved post in a new tab. (target ="_blank") Is there a way to revert back to the previous behaviour (which was to open the ...
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Can't connect to WP-Admin, blank error message

I have to work on a website, but I cannot connect to the WordPress Administration... I did a forget password and resetted the password multiple times so I know that I have the right username/password ...
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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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Allow Editor to Select Content From a Post Category Dropdown List (Advanced Custom Fields)

I'm sure something like this has been done before, but I cannot find the right search terms to find it. Right above my footer on pages, I want to output a single post's content from a given category, ...
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Create new user from phpMyAdmin

I'm trying to copy site that I have created in free web hosting server to my windows pc that runs WP on WAMP. I copied all files, but took wp-config.php from sample site I run on my PC and have done ...
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Split posts into separate screen on custom post type admin screen

I have a custom post type called 'event' that has a meta_key of event_status with a value of either 'upcoming' or 'past' depending on the event date. I am trying to split all past events into their ...
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Problem assigning Custom User Roles to Custom Post Type

I'm having issues assigning custom capabilities for custom post types to custom roles in the WordPress admin. The markup works for one post type but not others. Let me explain a little... I've ...
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WordPress Get Header and Footer using in Admin Area

I was wanting a way to get the site header and footer and use it in the admin area. Idea #1 An answer to another related question states to use an iframe instead I think we can use an ajax call get ...