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

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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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Editing part of a link that is recurring on website

I have a site: Coolthingsaddict.com the site has hundreds of affiliate links to the Amazon affiliate program. Within each of these links, there's an element with my Amazon affiliate ID. I need to ...
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Post thumbnail is not shown in wp-admin

I am currently working on a theme for a client and now just got into a problem: When I want to set an image (also existing/already uploaded images don't work) the editor just not accept it and don't ...
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Is it possible to outsource wp-admin to another server?

This question might be very crazy and stupid, but I wonder if there is any chance that I could host the whole wordpress backend on another server, in order to minimize server load. For this, I guess, ...
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Lost password link not working

Has anybody come across this error message before when clicking the forgot password link on the wp-admin page? object(WP_User)#5816 (7) { ["data"]=> object(stdClass)#5815 (0) { } ["ID"]=> ...
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Added fields in quick edit screen need to update at the moment

I have added the meta fields in quick edit screen in wordpress admin section. When Isave the quick edit screen, it will be saved but not shown at cuurent time but when I reload the page it will show ...
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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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Admin wp_ajax hook returning 0

I've done some research but I can't seem to find the correct answer so I'm hoping someone can give me a hand. I'm attempting to use the wp_ajax hook in the admin section. The functionality should be ...
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Page template for a site from network

Is there a way to dispay in the Wordpress admin distinct templates based on which blog you are ? Let's say that for the blog travel I have the page template page-travel.php. How can I hide it on all ...
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How can I control which plugins run in the dashboard?

I do not wish to activate/deactivate plugins. But for plugins that have no menu pages/submenu pages, that mostly do things on the frontend, I wish to disable while viewing the dashboard/admin pages. ...
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Error when open wp-admin

I know this question is asked many times here. But none of the answers solved my problem. When I try to log-in to my site through wordpress-admin, like this, mysite.com/wp-admin it gives me the error ...
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Subsite admin in redirect loop, resources on frontend are all 404 and .htaccess changes back

I have a Multisite with three sites. The main site isn't affected by any of this, but the subsites are both broken. 1) When accessing wp-admin on one of the subsites, I get a redirect loop. 2) When ...
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Dashboard Widget CSS

I want to add a class name to my custom dashboard widget but I've found no way to do this searching the codex. Right now the only class name on my widget is postbox (which is added in ...
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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 ...