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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 ...
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How do I proprely navigate through my custom post types?

I want to redesign my website using WordPress and Bootstrap. I did most of the work, however, I have trouble navigating through my pages. Before I tell you anything, just want you to know that my ...
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get_comments() returns empty array if called through AJAX

I'm facing a quite strange issue with a simple get_comments() implementation in admin panel. Code is this (post ID is truly 1234) get_comments('post_id=1234&status=approve'); It returns proper ...
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Hook function on click of Button “Pages” in the WP Admin Panel / Not Activate Plugin

I need a hook which I can use for add_action('TheHookINeed', 'add_hooks_for_advanced_page_manager'); I need the function add_hooks_for_advanced_page_manager() executed before the page overview site ...
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Can't access wp-admin/wp-login of my website

Whenever I'm trying to access mysite/wp-admin "Update database required" notificiation comes up. http://awesomescreenshot.com/04844f1y64 After clicking on update database the error of upgrade.php ...
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change text in users.php “create new user” button

i am trying to change text in h2 a (create new user in users.php) using some techniques like: but none of them seems working. any suggestions? <h2> משתמשים <a href="user-new.php" ...
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“widget” on edit.php which loads/saves data

i am trying to add a "widget" to the edit.php post-filter-table as seen in this plugin: https://wordpress.org/plugins/advanced-post-manager/screenshots/ i would love to do this with piklist or ...
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wp-admin page redirecting to 404 error page

I updated my Wordpress site to 4.0.1 from 3.8.5 and now I can't access my wp-admin page. It redirects to a 404 error page. I've already tried deactivating my plugins by renaming my plugin folder via ...
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User Meta Search Script with Strange Number of Results Per Page and Incorrect Number of Items

I have not been able to find a plugin that allows me to search well on user meta fields from the WP backend users search. The closest I’ve found is "Improved user search in backend" however, this is ...
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_wpnonce blank screen

this is killing me! I don't understand what is making _wpnonce and _wp_http_referer appearing in the url. If I manually delete them from the url, it is working, so this is the problem. Even with all ...
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Why WordPress not logout after I have close my browser?

The default login cookie has expiry time as "session", so suppose when I close my browser, I need to login again when I visit wp-admin. But I've found that serveral time I've closed my browser (kill ...
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Failed to load resource at admin screen

So I've done Wordpress clean install in a live server. Everything looks fine and seems to work. However, if I go to the admin's edit page or post and try to add or change the featured image, the Media ...
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media_sideload_image uploads an image multiple times!

i want to upload an image programmatically into wordpress media library and then attach it to a post! i found media_sideload_image function in wordpress codex but when i use it in functions.php file, ...
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restrict_manage_posts for users?

restrict_manage_posts is great for allowing me to filter posts by taxonomy on the admin page. Is there any way of using a similar function for the users admin page - so I can filter by user meta data ...
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Wordpress login not working

Ok so i needed to add a new user to my wordpress site DreamersCorp.org. When registering in the wp-admin screen it worked. I then proceeded to login and it failed. I then reset the password. I once ...