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

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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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using slug instead of ID in admin edit post url

In Admin, is there any way to use a slug instead of a post ID# within the url that takes you to a post's edit screen. So instead of: http://mysite.com/wp-admin/post.php?post=5562&action=edit ...
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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 ...
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How to Activate Ajax autocomplete in the “Right Now widget” in wp-admin?

in wordpress multisite we have "Right Now widget" where you can search for "users" and "sites". the question is how to enable the Ajax autocomplete for this fields? the input code is: <input ...
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wordpress plugin admin area save settings

I am brand new in wp plugin development and i need your help cause throw web the answers that i find confused me. So i would like to make a countdown timer wp plugin for my website that will display ...
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How Can I Found Admin Directory

I need to install a plug-in to my client's website but I don't know admin path. Probably he changed the directory with a plug-in but I can't find it. I have admin, FTP and database login/pass. I ...
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Forcing ALL plugin Admin menus into a separate menu

I'd like to move ALL of the menu's generated by various plugins such as ACF, Layerslider, WPMU Dev etc, into a separate menu structure. In short, I'd prefer an item called "Plugin menu's" and below ...
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sharing wp-include - wp-admin on same installation

This is not a security or privacy issue.. I have multiple wp installations (usually a couple for project), so in the next installation I'll be setting up I'm thinking of cutting down some space ...
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Multisite network admin – URL / redirect error

I followed this guide on how to set up a WordPress installation that is optimized for git deployment. Basically, WordPress is moved into a subfolder called wordpress, index.php and wp-config.php are ...
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How do I add a custom button to my “edit” list? ( edit.php?post_type= ) beside “Add New”

I have a custom post type for a plugin I'm creating and the label for the "add an item" type of button (at the top of the list page) needs a partner-button that says "import" and one that says ...
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Customizing label/title output of admin nav_menu selecter

On the left side of the menu editor, where you can add Page, Posts, Links, or Categories to a menu, how would I append a string to the title that shows up next to the checkbox? I've tried using ...
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Search box for hierarchical taxonomies in admin interface

When hierarchical taxonomies (like categories) have lots of terms it gets difficult selecting them in the admin interface. A UI solution would be a search-box (like non-hierarchical taxonomies / tags ...
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How to redirect wp-admin to subdomain?

I am using Varnish with W3TotalCache plugin to cache and I don't want the WordPress administration files in WordPress Dashboard to "use" Varnish! I want to redirect example.com/wp-admin to ...
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/wp-admin/network inaccessible after changing domain name

So I changed the main domain name of my Wordpress Multi site installation, and now there's an odd quirk in WP Admin. Any link that points to the Network section of WP Admin doesn't include any domain ...
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Getting user meta value in default user list in wp-admin (MU)

is there any way I can get value from a specified user meta in the default user list in WPMU? I am talking about the wp-admin/network/users.php list. It lists Username, Name, E-mail, Registration date ...
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Change wp-admin and wp-login.php url in wordpress multisite

I have setup wordpress multisite and now I want to change the login URL /wp-admin and /wp-login.php to /login. Similarly for the sub-directories http://test.com/site1/login. I tried few plugins but ...
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Custom Admin Message from external source to multiple users

I am administrator for several wordpress sites. Each site has an editor and I would like to find a way to be able to write a single message in an external centralised place, and have that message ...
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Posts Admin Pagination Items Count

Does anyone know what the wordpress post admin item count is based off of? I'm seeing a mismatch between this number and what my Draft + Published posts total is. Please see screenshot attached. ...
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Change password from admin panel

while updating password from admin panel of wordpress dashboard, I am facing this unique issue. when I am typing password which is very weak, and updating it. I am getting message, profile updated ...
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Link Redirection issue for wp-admin

I am facing a problem when I login into the wp-admin dashboard. It is not allowing me to login with my domain name, but when I modify the url "www.example.com/blog/wp-admin" to ...
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Media Uploader is not working in default rich text editor in my custom plugin

I am working on my custom plugin that will store records in its own database tables. I am willing to add contents via WordPress default rich text editor. I found some code on WordPress stack exchange ...
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How can I modify the native LINK quick tag to add my own code?

I want to always add an HTML class whenever I use the LINK quick tag in the Wordpress "New Post" or "Edit Post" screen, to end up with: <a class="external" href="http://www.mylink.com">My ...
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View Details/Edit/etc. view for custom admin plugin

I am working on a plugin for Wordpress that will have formatted data from a couple of non-Wordpress tables in the same database as WP, and I am not quite sure how to go about having something like a ...
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wp-admin/admin-ajax.php returns 404

www.mysite.com/wp-admin/admin-ajax.php returns error 404 when logged out. www.mysite.com/wp-admin/admin-ajax.php loads a blank page with 0 when LOGGED IN. This is the proper behavior as per ...
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Media library not loading in custom post type

I have a WordPress multisite, and I created a plugin to share WooCommerce's product with a child website by changing the global variables ($wpdb) values when the URL has the post_type=product ...
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profile.php sometime returns webpage not available for subscriber. Why?

I have a problem with my WordPress site when I log in into site being a subscriber and want edit my profile sometimes it retuens Webpage not available, or sometime it works fine. I don't know why. ...
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Hooking into the Meta Boxes (Name/Web Address/Description) on the 'Add New Link' Page

Is there a way to modify/adjust the meta boxes (Name/Web Address/Description) on the 'Add New Link' page? I'm trying to add some jQuery functionality to them but am unsure how to 'hook' into them.
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Widget Areas Still Appearing in WP ADMIN When They Shouldn't

I had a bunch of "Widget Areas" registered for my theme. I removed a few and added a few. The ones which I removed, I deleted the code which is hooked on widgets_init for registering the sidebars. I ...
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Update Custom Field Value In New Post Form From URL

I created a custom field for a custom type using Types plugin. The custom field is displayed using radio button and represents the sub type of the custom type, i.e. 'video', 'audio', 'file', etc. And ...
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Uncaught TypeError: undefined is not a function (shortcode-box)

I have a Wordpress theme that the author is no longer maintaining, and has stopped functioning properly with the update to Wordpress 3.x. Over the past few months, I have been working to resolve the ...
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Adding Radio Options or Select Options to Meta Box Title

I am adding Radio Options and Select Options to miscellaneous Meta Box titles. The HTML is rendering just fine in the title of each appropriate Meta Box title. There seems to be a bit of ...
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Admin area for user, custom theme or admin theme?

In my WordPress site, I need to provide some backend functions for logged in user, so currently I have two choices use the wp-admin, customize the menu by hiding irrelevant items create a custom ...
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Is it possible to change the images source that are shown in the admin side?

All of my images are in a CDN. On the website that's where the images are coming from but on the admin side it is pulling them from the server. Is there a filter or action I can use to change the ...