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Undeletable posts, users or other content

Recently I tried to move a WordPress instance to a production server and (besides other issues) had to deal with a page that could not be deleted via the admin panel. The success message would show up ...
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Woocommerce: trigger new order email without changing status

We are working on trying to process phone pledges for a non-profit where the payment is not received and will be invoiced. I have a custom checkbox field in the Woocommerce admin, when checked, I ...
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How to remove menu installed in wp-admin by a theme?

I installed Placester theme.And then disabled it, and deleted it. But there is still a menu there. How can I remove it? The only installed plugins are: Akismet Contact Form 7 Google Analytics by ...
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Checkbox not showing as checked on UserProfile (even with checked=“checked”)

I have a dynamic list of checkboxes that are showing on a user profile in the admin area (user-edit.php). A user should be able to select the checkboxes which will save their selections as an array ...
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inserting a post from an extern php file but post content doesn't show on wp site

I'm doing a php file that insert post's on my wordpress site. I'm filling all the fields in wp_posts, but the content doesn't shows on my wordpress site. I wonder if it's because the categories are ...
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Let user delete comment on front end only

I have a edit comments page on my sites front end and have placed a delete comment link for users. The link works however it takes the user to the backend to confirm the comment deletion. I cant have ...
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Limit access to wp_admin

I'm attempting to limit access to wp_admin by IP address but I still have a few that are getting through. I have an htaccess file in my wp_admin folder with the following: # Block access to wp-admin. ...
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Wordpress wp-admin redirect_to points to URL with folder name

I am having problem with wp-admin where the redirect_to variable holds my wp-admin URL with the folder name included in the URL. When I remove it, the redirect works good. The problem occurs when I ...
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Wordpress admin panel pages search not working?

wordpress admin panel pages search not working. Any idea about this? when i search for the specific page that exists in the list but wordpress search gives no results in the search.
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woocommerce_get_country_locale hook not working

I am trying to override the "woocommerce_get_country_locale" hook in many ways, why its need mean? I need to remove the state field for particular country! Shown below are what I tried? Attempt 1 ...
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How to enable comments meta box for other author posts?

I am working with a ticket system. which is a custom post type I created as ticket. And allowed to submit tickets in the front of my site. The registered users can post a new ticket, which Can be ...
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What do I need for testing a single script in admin

I like to test a single script in the wp-admin area. Do not know what to include at the top of my script.php file for testing including all kind if DB access + Wordpress like $wpdb->get_results, ...
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Admin field validation

I've seen a lot of examples of field validation for custom fields and checkout fields with WooCommerce similar to what I'm already doing here: function custom_override_checkout_fields( $fields ) { ...
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Image editing: “Edit Original” and “Replace” buttons missing on old posts

I have a site I've recently migrated to a new server. Everything is mostly looking okay, except on existing posts: when we go back to edit a post, and edit media attachments within it, the "Edit ...
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Wordpress error on my website

Hey guys I launched a recently built website for my client and everything seemed to be working fine, but recently whenever I try to edit anything, add a new page, delete something, etc. I get a fatal ...
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Making changes to woocommerce order before save

I use the hook woocommerce_before_calculate_totals to intercept and make changes to the cart before data is saved. Is there a hook or other way to do the same in the admin area? I need to evaluate the ...
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Applying jquery to WordPress admin edit.php

We use the latest versions of WordPress with the Woocommerce plugin. I'm searching for the best way to apply jquery to custom post types such as WC. I have a lot of hooks already for Woocommerce, so ...
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Getting admin style sheets for custom ajax response page with thickbox

I'm trying to use thickbox to bring up a small option in the WordPress users page for adding credit to a user. This all works fine, user clicks on the link, it fires an ajax request to admin-ajax.php ...
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Plugin dev: How to multiply instances of a plugin in the same metabox?

I have a picture uploader that fits inside a metabox in the administration. I would like to have four instances of this uploader in the same metabox in order for the administrator to manage 4 ...
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How to change admin page template?

I am trying to change the template for the admin page. I'm trying to remove the admin bar and replace it with the menu from the front end. Thanks
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Enqueued Stylesheets Effecting Admin Styles

I'm building a custom theme for a client and I've been adding stylesheets incorrectly for a while, so I decided to do it the correct way :-). However, when I add the stylesheet to my functions.php ...
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How to add a class to wp-admin custom sub menu item?

I was given the following code snippet: <?php add_action( 'admin_init','acme_custom_menu_class' ); /** * Iterates through the menu items in the dashboard and then applies a custom class * ...
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SSL doesn't deliver parts of Wordpress Administration Module

I have a very strange problem in my website. Let me figure it out: Firstly I have an SSL website https://example.com when I log in into /wp-admin i can't see some features like my Media Library or my ...
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Unit testing in the WordPress backend (is_admin() is true)

I've asked this on IRC, Twitter, Slack — am utterly astonished by how difficult it is to locate the answer to this: I have a bunch of plugin code that only runs when is_admin() returns true, i.e., ...
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Get URL of current featured image with JS in edit post view

Is it possible, somehow, to fetch the URL of the currently set featured image when you're in the edit post view? So far I've looked at fetching via jQuery such as: var url = ...
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How to add attributes to WordPress Admin Sub Menu List Items

I have been trying to find a way to add a class or an id to my custom administration sub menu. I only see a class on the first menu item. I would either like to add a css class or an ID on my sub menu ...
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No plugin and theme installation possible

I just installed the most recent Wordpress on a server. Installation went fine, I can login the dashboard. However, I cannot download any plugins or themes. First, I thought it was a permissions ...
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Changed site from HTTPS back to HTTP broke site

I have changed my site to https and now I can't log in. I can't use as admin the site. When I click to open site it says: This webpage is not available ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED. What should I do?
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Allow SVG in WP step by step

I'm not strong in WP programming, bu I try to understand what to do to enable SVG in my site. I found that in need to add function below to functions.php: /** * Add SVG capabilities */ function ...
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Redirect non-admin users away from wp-admin/index.php (main dashboard page) to wp-admin/profile.php

I've set it so non-admin user can't see the "Dashboard" link or can't have access to the main "wp-admin/index.php" page. I've also added a plugin that restrict non-admin users from creating a new ...
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The same picture looks different in different WP sites with the same theme

I have pictre shown below that looks differently when I place it to different sites that are created on the same theme: In site No1 it looks normal, like in my question body: In site No2 ...
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Echo string in admin panel footer beside version no

can anyone help me out about how to showing something lets say "Hello World" beside the version no that shows up in the wp admin dashboard footer? I've already tried the action named admin_footer and ...
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Cannot login in Wordpress even after changing hash password in phpmyadmin

An hour ago I changed the password of my Head Admin user. But after this I was not able to login anymore. So I have tried to reset the password in PHPmyadmin with the md5 encoding and even with this ...
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set cookie before log out and after admin login

Hi I am new to wordpress. I had researched lot about this but didn't succeed. I want to set cookie value NULL before logout and custom value after admin logged in. So I put below code in ...
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Adding custom OGP meta tags stops wp-admin redirecting to wp-login.php

I tried to use custom OGP meta tags in my theme's functions.php file. I followed the method described here; I literally copy pasted the code. After adding the code into my theme's functions.php ...
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Removing options from attachment details

In the image gallery section of my Wordpress admin, when I click on an image I get something like this: My site allows multiple users to add images and I feel that most of these fields are ...
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Add custom option to admin menu wordpress

I need to create a new option in my wordpress admin menu, I know I can create this using add_menu_page() but what I specifically need is an option to 'Add Property', which has similar options in there ...
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Order by modified date working in POSTS but not PAGES

I found the following code at bytefreaks.net. It adds a sort-able column to edit.php, but the column appears only on Posts and not on Pages (...?post_type=page) bytefreaks suggested putting it in ...
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WooCommerce order bulk edit with custom hooks in function.php

I'm working on a Wordpress site with WooCommerce. I have to implement some additional functions, one of them is some simple operation after marking the order completed. I use ...
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Why is the Dequeue Not Working For All Plugin Styles and Scripts?

I'm trying to increase the load performance a with more sensible loading of admin scripts and styles. I am dequeueing and deregistering scripts and styles where they don't need to be loaded. I've ...
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wp_nonce_url to users.php for deleting user not working

Using wpjobmanager plugin for my site gojobr.com.au : I've encountered a problem: to combat spam users that keep posting the same spammy jobs (they are doing so manually so no a captcha won't solve ...
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I cannot access my WP website after changing settings

I have broken my website. I went into the general settings in the Dashboard and changed my site URL from www.therealdeal.org.uk/newsite to www.therealdeal.org.uk. I left the Home address as ...
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wp-admin search posts by title only and show sub pages

I've got a custom post type that in the CMS I would to be able to alter the search so it only searches by title of the post, then also pulls through all sub pages of that page. Currently I have the ...
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Making menu link open in new tab?

I'm trying to add a top level menu to the left sidebar of the WordPress admin panel. Here's the code I currently have: add_action( 'admin_menu', 'linked_url' ); function linked_url() { ...
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Next and previous page buttons in wp-admin don't work

I have a problem I have never seen before. For some reason the next and previous page buttons in my wp-admin are messed up. Everything is working just fine on the website except for those buttons. The ...
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Super Admin unable to access appearance/customize.php on multisite

Basically when I am on my main site, in the admin area, my url is site.com/wp/wp-admin, when I try to navigate to the theme customize page I get the "Cheatin, uh?" message. On my second site I am ...
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why automatically folder is created on WP root and under wp-admin folder?

When I refresh my site then new folder with strange name is automatically created on root and under wp-admin folder: This folder is automatically created ...
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Backend freezing on certain pages of a subsite

I recently made an existing website into a WordPress multisite, and then added a new site as a subdirectory. Note: All of this only occurs in the one subsite. The first problem was that no scripts ...
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How do I host Wordpress on a hidden domain through a reverse proxy?

I have a reverse proxy for http://www.xxxx.com/guides/ pointing to Wordpress on another domain. I want to edit and administer it via the other domain, but I don't want the contents to be publicly ...
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Pre-populate Woocommerce Order items with fees in admin

I cannot seem to get this down, I only have experience with editing Woocommerce templates and not anything in /includes/. The goal: Add 5 empty fees in the Woocommerce Order details admin area ...