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

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Replace Parent Page dropdown with number input

I have about 30 000 pages with hierarchy. I see, that my wp-admin performance is very bad because 95% of time PHP is building a tree for parent page parent select field of page attributes. My pages ...
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Widget stuck at particular point when dragging to bottom

This is weird, but when I try to drag a widget to the bottom of sidebar it stuck in the middle, if I hold the dragging and drag it back to top it works but I can't drag it bellow that particular ...
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Add options to Wordpress backend

I hardcoded a page to use for a Wordpress-Site I'm managing but then my boss decided that said page needs to be editable from the backend for our customers. Long story short: How do I add editablity ...
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Screen Options drop-down does not show

The screen options drop-down menu on the Appearance → Widgets admin page doesn't do anything when I click it. This happened since I enabled accessibility mode from that drop-down menu. How can I ...
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Can't toggle between Visual and Text or Screen Options

Any reason why the ability to toggle between Visual and Text stops working? In fact, all tabs stop working from time to time. This doesn't happen site wide, only a couple pages. It seems to happen on ...
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Where are screen options when in admin on mobile?

I'm working in the WordPress admin area on my smartphone. Where are the screen options? I need to "Show advanced menu properties".
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Why does nonce verification fail intermittently?

I have a strange re-occurring issue that has me stumped. Briefly, when writers are saving posts in the admin the nonce check fails intermittently and shows the message “Are you sure?”. It’s been ...
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How do I add an arbitrary link to the WordPress Admin Menu?

I am looking to add an arbitrary link to the WordPress Admin Menu. Example: | Dashboard | | Posts | | Media | | Custom Arbitrary Link | The functionality of this acts just like a normal button ...
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Moved from WP.Domain to Primary Domain, Can't Login

The original non-wordpress site existed on http://example.com. While building the new site on wordpress, it was built on the wp subdomain: http://wp.example.com. We just moved the original ...
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wp-login.php — redirect logged in users to custom URL

When a user login, we can easily change the redirect URL (see this, this, or this), but if the user goes to /wp-login.php, they will be redirected to the dashboard if they are already logged in. My ...
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How to stop - Database Update Required - from happening again?

So I have had the issue several times now where whenever I update WordPress it gives me the "DataBase update required" and then will not login in to the site. This happens every time I upgrade to the ...
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How to add some Instruction text to wp-admin custom Post Type Page

I have made a Custom Post Type named Education. I have added some custom fields to it. I want to show some Instruction to admin to how he can add content or in which case what fields to fill. Is there ...
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I can't login using wp-admin

I have posted my problem on the wordpress support forum but no one has gotten back to me, I really need to figure out what's wrong. I tried copying my site to a uk domain that I had and I am sure I ...
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Block access to wp-admin

I'm attempting to use a .htaccess file to block access to the wp-admin folder. I've read through the Brute Force Attacks doc (https://codex.wordpress.org/Brute_Force_Attacks) and I've added the block ...
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Cannot log in to the admin, no error message [closed]

After a WP autoupdate, I cannot log in to the admin. I have not changed my site URL. I have tried renaming my theme so WP uses the default theme. I've tried renaming the plugins folder so WP doesn't ...
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Can't log into WP Admin, can't access dashboard

My site isn't working - I can't log into the WP Admin and nor can I access the dashboard. Every time I try to access /wp-admin/, I just get the "too many redirects" error and I've tried every solution ...
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theme injecting css into wp-admin

Some of the CSS from my theme is being used in wp-admin. For instance "Add New Page" on /wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page is coloured blue, which comes from my theme, as stated by Chrome code ...
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Wp mwnu not works at all

I've try to make wordpress theme but have a big problem with navbar. when i try to make nav list after save my menu all the titles will disappear and all the links will gone! PLUS when I make dropdown ...
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Edit single attachment on click (WP-admin)

I've created a custom media manager for a CPT I've created. I have everything functioning properly except an edit function. I want to have an edit button for each attachment that gets added to the ...
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Missing data in admin ajax calls on fresh install 4.2.1

I have a fresh install of wordpress (no plugins installed), and i noticed that $_REQUEST in admin-ajax.php doesn't have data fields. For example, $_REQUEST for adding new menu looks like this: Dump ...
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wp-admin throwing 500 errors after update to 4.2.1

Site owner updated her multisite yesterday via the dashboard. The site itself is still running, but the network and primary site dashboard both return a 500 error. However, the wp-admin for two ...
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Unable to acess wp_admin

I am really stumped by this I am unable to access wp_admin. I have searched through this forum and others and all suggestions that have been offered that could be causing this issue when I check my ...
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More efficient remove meta data from posts?

Looking for a better way to do this, bulk remove custom field from all pages with a taxonomy -> people -> term of names. Any thoughts ? This is attached to a single button on a custom admin panel not ...
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How to change the descriptive text on the menus admin page?

On the menus admin page, it says 'Drag each item into the order you prefer. Click the arrow on the right of the item to reveal additional configuration options.' I would like to modify this to ' ...
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Can't log into WordPress after domain change

I can not reach my dasboard when I try www.mydomain.com/wp-admin it redirect and becomes ...wp-login.php?redirect_to=http%3A%2F%2Fmydomain.com%2Fwp-admin%2F&reauth=1" this and I can not ...
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Custome column sort by date not title

I've created a custom column. Currently they are automatically sorting by title however i want them to sort by date. I've tried adding a "query_post" like: ...
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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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Category control subcategories

After hours of googling and no result I am turing to you. I have a Wordpress site where me and my colleagues publish information to the rest of the company. There are several screens put up on ...
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In edit post show categories as select instead of checkboxes

In wp-admin edit post categories(taxonomies) are listed as checkboxes. People can select multiple categories. That is exactly what I don't want! I want the categories to be listed as an ...
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Get previous post ID for wordpress blog in admin area

I use W3 total Cache for my wordpress blog. I want to automatically purge the cache of the previous post, when a new post is published (or when status of a scheduled post becomes published). Note: I ...
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How can I delete all inactive widgets?

I want to cleanup all inactive widgets. I tried following snippet as suggested by this answer Script to remove all inactive widgets?. $sidebars_widgets = get_option( 'sidebars_widgets' ); ...
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Seems that admin_post_{action} does not executing

I'm trying to proccess different actions of my plugin with admin_post_{action} hook. But following code seems not working class TestPlugin { function test(){ die('working!'); } ...
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how to stop wordpress admin menu from scrolling with page

Ive already answered this question but when I came on here I noticed this question hasnt been asked, but the question is: How do you stop the admin sidebar menu from scrolling with the page?
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Hide username discovery

How do I stop my usernames being leaked? To explain I tested my WordPress site on http://wprecon.com, and found that my admin username (that I have changed) was able to be discovered. User ...
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What is wrong with functions.php? Fills error log with same error

After a third-party developer was used to reconnect our calendar with the Google Calendar API 3, we found that our .../wp_admin/error_log infinitely wrote: [14-Apr-2015 11:46:59 America/New_York] ...
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Search Posts or Users and Print results

Are there any plugins that would allow a user to search a custom post type and/or users and print results from the backend. For example, a user would go to /users.php search for users by role and ...
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How to hide media link to settings?

I want disable MEDIA LINK TO settings for authors. I tried following code, but authors are still able to change settings. add_action( 'print_media_templates', function(){ echo ...
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Modify users.php page to create page/post on button clicked

I am trying to create a new Column in users.php (Wordpress Users Page) with buttons. Each button, associated with the user, has to create a page or a post (based on my programmatically selection). I ...
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Issue with iframe in TinyMCE

How do TinyMCE generate an iframe in wordpress admin panel ?? Actually I could not find out the starting point of iframe which is generated by TinyMCE. Thanks
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Cookie Domain is preventing Admin login

I just defined a Cookie Domain in my wp-config.php: define( 'COOKIE_DOMAIN', 'http://www.example.com' ); define( 'WP_HOME', 'http://www.example.com' ); define( 'WP_SITEURL', ...
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How can I use the admin part of a plugin outside of the admin area?

I know it depends on the plugin, but I'm probably gonna need to do this with a couple of plugins. What would be the general steps to take? The way I see it there are two options: Include WP files. ...
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How to put categoies in admin menu

Hi i want to put two categories of post in admin menu which are floorplan and community. So those categorizes directly can see in admin menu. if i am not wrong from function.php i may do it.
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AJAX requests broken due to HTTPS for wp-admin

I have my wp-admin section forced to HTTPS via a plugin. I also have specific pages that are using https on the frontend (login, billing, etc.) I seem to be having an issue with HTTP pages using AJAX ...
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Get admin menu contents on frontend?

I'd like to access the variables $menu and $submenu while not being in admin dashboard. For example I'd like to display their contents in wp_footer. It seems almost impossible to me, since action ...
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wordpress login loop after install

I spun up a AWS instance to run a LAMP stack + the latest Wordpress (4.1.1). I am doing everything from the command line as root and do not use Cpanel or phpMyAdmin After creating the user + DB and ...
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WordPress Multisite on IIS 8.5 - options.php not found on save changes

I've just installed a fresh WordPress on IIS 8.5 and configured it to work with sub-directories. On the primary site everything works fine, but... The problem occurs on the sub-sites that are created ...
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Select box saves but doesn't update value in admin

I have a select dropdown in my custom meta box in the admin area. It offers two options Approved and In Progress. When I select an option and save it the database is updated, but the value in the ...
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How to add next height number in Order Attributes inside the Add new page. [duplicate]

By default, when a new page is added it will be given the next highest number not already assigned to a page.
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Wordpress Admin - Add Edit link to specific page under Pages Menu

I am trying to add direct links to edit specific pages, under the Pages menu: Currently I am using, which give me the menu item / link: add_pages_page( 'Hero', 'Hero', 'read', '15', '' ); ...
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How to get User Profile path dynamically in wordpress admin panel?

I create registration plugin in front end for user. my all user save as 'subscriber'. Now I wont to get each user profile path from User Profile path dynamically. Simply, Admin Profile path in back ...