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

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Save plugin settings to a custom array and database table

First of all, please bear with my ignorance on the topic. I'm super new to WP Plugin development, and have been struggling with it for some time now. I'm developing a simple Wordpress plugin (well, ...
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How to create a form and display its content as table in admin panel?

I am new to Wordpress CMS and have been into a problem and don't know how to go about it. The problem is I want to create a form with first name, last name, phone number and a submit button. On ...
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Mowing site to another domain in simplest way

I need to move my simple Wordpres site from www.mysite.oldplace.com to www.oldplace.com in most as possible simple and native way. My simple site specification: WP 4.4.2 Twenty Twelve 1.9 theme ...
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Admin pages have no content

Not the usual white screen of whatever horror, my site is shown normally until you go to the admin dashboard. While the dashboard (or the admin menu if you will) is visible and responds accordingly, ...
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Where is function to prevents non logged users access wp-admin?

Where is the function, that prevents non logged users, access restricted pages in Wordpress? I've looked in several files, but not found. I want to modify the way Wordpress authenticates to check ...
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WordPress Login for multiple sites

i am facing a strange issue, i have around 450+ WordPress sites, hosted across multiple providers (some on shared hostingS, some on VPSs, around 8-9 different locations & providers) But since last ...
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How to add an admin notice upon post save/update

I have a post type the uses post_save to take the address from the post-meta and retrieve the lat/lng coordinates from the Google API. I need a way of notifying the user if there was an issue with ...
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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 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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Blank /wp-admin/ what else can I try to fix this?

On my website (which I expect i cannot post a link to) the /wp-admin/ page is coming up blank, and the /wp-login.php page is coming up with error: "ERROR: Cookies are blocked due to unexpected ...
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Return 404 on chosen pages like /wp-admin/

let me start by saying i use the theme: x. i've jumped onboard in trying to restrict access to the wp-admin page for non-logged-in users and non admin users. first i tried with the code below: if ...
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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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All of my WordPress sites have Bold Open Sans

I have no idea what happened to all of my WordPress sites' dashboard. Every local site and even my production sites are using a bold Open Sans font. It is miserable and is driving me nuts. I need help ...
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How to access global $wp_meta_boxes variable on front-end?

Is there a way to take the global $wp_meta_boxes variable to be used in the front-end? Currently the $wp_meta_boxes is accessible on specific admin pages only. I've found a similar question about ...
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How to put placeholder text in the main post input area?

I'm making a course plugin for a university in England. I'm looking to put some default placeholder text in the main post content area, on the admin side. Its the rich text editor I want it to go ...
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Handling dozens of sidebars

We have the job to realize a page with custom sidebars. Sidebars can be created on the fly on post an page edit screens, to add a custom sidebar on each page. The client wants to use this to add ...
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When moving a WP site, why does wp-admin redirect to old site?

I am in the process of moving a WP site from one host to another. I copied the database and all the files, created a new database and imported the old one. I then changed the wp-config file. The home ...
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Mixed content and expired session issues with SSL and wp-admin

I am developing a site that has an SSL certificate. I've activated wp-admin being conducted over https (using define('FORCE_SSL_ADMIN', true); in wp-config.php). It's created a lot of issues using ...
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How to return 404 when called edit-comments.php?

I removed the edit-comments.php link from the backend but I can still access to it when I know the link ./wp-admin/edit-comments.php. How can I deactivate this link as well and return a HTTP 404?
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Tidying up URL at login/homepage

I am creating a website where you essentially land on the wp-admin from the homepage. I want the website to simply have www.exampledomain.com but have the wp-admin as the homepage with nothing like ...
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How can i move something from user panel to frontend user edit

Hellow stackexchange, How can i move this : It's from a widget that put that there and i want to move it here: On Frontend user edit panel. I look into the widget code and i try something but ...
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Ajax form submission from admin panel

I have created a page in admin panel and there I have created a form for CSV export/import . Action of my form is "/wp-admin/admin-post.php" . I want to submit that form via ajax . I want to remain on ...
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How can I filter the post of a CPT by taxonomy Term in admin meta-box dropdown?

I've searched frantically trying to find a solution for this. I'm trying to generate two drop-down fields within one side, Meta Box. The first drop-down field should be populated by the terms of a ...
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wp-admin will not redirect to wp-login.php

For some reason my plugin is causing the /wp-admin/ to not redirect to wp-login.php as it should. I've narrowed it down to these two lines of code: foreach( glob($this->path['modules_dir'] . ...
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Best practice for plugin: always detect admin-ajax call?

Recently I was debugging/hacking a plugin authored by someone else. I put a breakpoint at a spot I was interested in - a relatively complex admin page. I noticed that even during admin-ajax calls ...
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How to do a query only on a specific admin page?

I'm making a page for settings API using Codestar Framework, and loading fields using their filterable configure - question is not related to Codestar. In one of such dropdown field, I need to load ...
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500 internal server error on wp-admin only

I am getting a 500 internal server error when I try to log into www.mysite.com/wp-admin/ and www.mysite.com/wp-login.php. The actual site is up and running just fine so it cannot be a database ...
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Limit access to wp-admin but still be able to log in from different locations?

I have problems with some cms attacks, and I uploaded the following .htaccess to wp-admin # Block access to wp-admin. order deny,allow allow from x.x.x.x #studio ip deny from all Is there a way ...
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Is there a way to choose a parent before a child in a custom taxonomy?

I have a site with a custom taxonomy that is hierarchical. I want to be able to allow the users who have access to the backend post editor to choose a parent term first, then have only that parent's ...
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Can an admin check passwords of registered users?

I have a site where I open accounts for users and hand over login credentials to them. Now, Let's say that a user forgot his password, and wants to reset it. He clicks "Lost your password?" link on ...
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What hook do I use to edit the post statuses option in admin?

I want to restrict pending posts to only certain users in the admin section, so I want to remove it from the post status options when viewing all posts (the bit highlighted in red in the image below): ...
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How to disable the “Post Lock/Edit Lock”?

I want to disable this just for one Post Type, as it doesn't really matters if there's another user editing it (the main content editing area is Ajaxified and non-admins can only see that). I ...
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How can I modify page <h2> content in the admin panel?

I'm modifying the layout and content of the wordpress admin panel using a custom plugin. For most sections I have been able to change the page heading (i.e. the title wrapped in h2 tags at the top of ...
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Registering for a domain on Wordpress

I have recently started development with wordpress for a project and its wonderful! I am following Wordpress Essential training on lynda.com to help me build a foundation on the subject matter. I ...
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How to show postmeta in custom columns for the posts screen?

I've got a True/False value added to posts (Exclusive versus Curated) that was added via Advanced Custom Fields. How do I get that value to show up as a column on the Post list (/wp-admin/edit.php) to ...
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Disable plugin on admin page

I have just made a plugin which shows me fb icon on fixed position. My problem is that the plugin shows on each page include administration panel there I don't want to show. It may be visited only at ...
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issue in wordpress auto delete post and redirect to another 1

i am getting strange issue on WordPress, my site is huge traffic and database. one thing.. my WordPress is updated 4.4.2 all plugins updated. now i get issue when i publish new post most of the posts ...
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Security in WordPress plugin development

My plugin is Mailer.app for WordPress, I'm 85% completed and I'm focusing on security before release. Before the questions, I should outline the plugins architecture: The plugin is able to take in ...
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Password reset problems

Hello having an issue ive not yet come across with wordpress. Upon trying to reset the password, I get the validation email but when clicking it i get the following error Your password reset link ...
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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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Locked Out Of Wordpress Admin Dashboard After Server Move

Recently I made a clone of my Wordpress installation from a production to a development server. This entailed me copying and backing up the database and public_html folder to transfer the production ...
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Add filter-by-tag in the all posts admin console page

By default the 'all posts' page contains the following filters by date by category Is there a way I can add 'by tags' as well ?
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Why a strange discrepency between get_current_user_id() when using AJAX versus output of document.cookie?

I'm developing a simple Ajax function as part of a plugin intended to be used from within the traditional WP Admin dashboard but am encountering a discrepancy regarding the login cookie state. The ...
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Using TinyMce with textareas in meta boxes on custom post types

I am trying to use the http://www.tinymce.com/ plugin to add a tinymce to my textareas in my meta boxes I have created. I've googled other ways and either I cant get it to work or didnt grasp the ...
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Getting 404s in wp-admin after logged in

I'm successfully able to login but the links point to 404s until I correct them manually. Here's the step by step scenario: Visited wp-admin/wp-login.php and login successfully say the dashboard ...
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How to filter users on admin users page by custom meta field?

The Problem WP appears to remove the value of my query variable before it gets used to filter the list of users. My Code This function adds a custom column to my Users table on /wp-admin/users.php: ...
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How to make sure your admin doesn't hi-jack you site?

I have a domain and I would like to hire someone to develop it. Could it be possible to give him full control, yet be safe that he does not hi-jack the site. Or the only way is for me to be the admin ...
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How to get specific page screen ID

Is it possible to get the screen id of a specific page? I've search on google and couldn't find anything related to specific page screen ID I'm not looking for the get_current_screen() ID or the ...
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Create Admin Only Taxonomies?

Is there a way to create admin-only taxonomies in wordpress? I have some things I'd like to tag with private, admin-only terms (for various reasons.) Is there a way to do this? EDIT: Use case: I ...
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Can't change language (only “English (United States)”)

Wordpress should always allow me to change the language, anytime. However, sometimes I get stuck in these kind of situations, where I only get to choose "English (United States)". (Settings > General ...