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

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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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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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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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Post preview in iframe without saving the post

I aim to make a live preview inside an iframe of the current edit post. The preview should render the post content only. Thats why I guess an iframe is actually a good idea. The frontend includes ...
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Sort custom fields in admin by last field added

I'm trying to sort custom fields in admin post by last added fields but it sorted by words and number example my add is 3 , 6 , 4 , 7 , 5 , 1 when admin post save my custom sorted by number be ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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I am not accessing my login

I installed and activated a plugin for the content security of my website, but now I can't get access to my login page. When I try to login, it shows me a message in the URL place that your page is ...
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redirect to another domain after login and publish

My domain name includes a special character e.g. "aél". After I log in, it redirect to a totaly different dopmain: "al" the character "é" is missing. Can anybody help, how this problem can be ...
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wp-admin won't load when domain includes Hungarian characters

I have a Hungarian domain: "akadálymentes-honlap" After I login, wp-login.php redirects to "www.akadlymentes-honlap.hu/wp-admin". Hungarian character "á" is missing. I made a test, where I put IDN ...
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Custom dropdown filter in media grid view

With the new grid mode in the media library the good old WP_List_Table specific restrict_manage_posts filter for adding custom filtering options is not available. All happens through JavaScript. I ...
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hide the administrator from the users dashboard

How can I hide the administrator from the users dashboard after wp-admin login? All the options I have found here are for older version of Wp and do not work. WP Version 4.1.1
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Moving website - admin section

I have successfully moved a wordpress site from /test directory to the root, so now the website url looks like www.example.com. Fine. However the admin section (wp-admin) still points to /test ...
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update_user_meta not working

I'm trying to add additional profile pages and then allow users to submit custom profile data through the pages. I want this data to be unique to each user and only viewable by that user. The code is ...
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Populate field on submission via edit page

I've got a events listing plugin which I need to modify slightly. When adding an event via the edit / new page in admin the event date is split into 3 parts, like so: ente$meta_box_events = array( ...
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Unable to render Admin Notices

I am trying to build a plugin and on activation I would like to render message on the dashboard whether the table exists or not but on activation I am getting the following error: The plugin ...
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Trying to use and understand JSON API and get_posts

Me and my friend are breaking our heads to implement something. We are trying to get the results similar to function get_posts from JSON API ...
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wordpress admin panel breaking , seems it does not getting CSS

I've just installed a wordpress . the front-end is okay but when I'm there to login to my admin, then i see everything is terrible, it seems it does not getting CSS file for admin. here is the link ...
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Customize WP Admin Login Page and Restrict Access

I am a newbie to WP and by late trying my hands on customizing admin login page. So far I have made a custom login and registration form which allow access only using e-mail address. I need to allow ...
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custom script not loading at admin pages

I want to load a custom script on the admin pages. Seems simple right. Still, for some reason the script is not loading. I've tried putting this in my themes functions: add_action( ...
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How to use screen options with ajax pages?

How can I use screen options with backend ajax pages? Here is the code. I want to create pagination in AJAX pages. However $screen is null. $user = get_current_user_id(); $screen = ...
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How can I remove subdirectory folder from wp-admin urls?

I have the following root file structure: |-- composer.json |-- composer.lock |-- index.html |-- index.php |-- vendor | |-- autoload.php | |-- composer | `-- fancyguy |-- wp | |-- index.php | ...
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Set Featured Image from URL using Javascript (or jQuery)

Like the title says, I'm needing to set the featured image of a custom post using javascript (or jQuery) using an image hosted externally. Basically, I have a script that searches a separate database ...