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

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How to disable admin flyout menus?

Seriously, I hate flyout menus with a passion, and now they're popping up all over the place in the admin screen. (They are particularly heinous when you use the blue admin theme, because they add a ...
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Remove date and category filters when editing custom post types

The answers to this question give excellent instructions for adding filters to the admin edit.php screen for custom post types. But they don't explain how to remove the existing filters on date and ...
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How to fix a theme with page.php Default Template that accidentally deleted?

I am having a quite odd case with WP today, and after spending about an hour searching on google and forums, can't find any answers. I hope posting here might allow me some chance to get help from ...
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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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How to remove admin.php?page= from admin using .htaccess?

I've been looking for this everywhere, and can't find it - so I apologize if it is a duplicate question. I can't believe it hasn't been asked before... So please direct me if it has :) I'm looking ...
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WordPress admin webfonts (dashicons) go to blank squares after inactivity (random) [duplicate]

I'm using the new WordPress 3.8 and I've noticed that when I leave the admin page open in a tab, and return later, I'm getting a random thing happening with the dashicon fonts used for the menu icons. ...
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How do you create a custom edit.php / edit pages page

I need to create 3 custom edit.php pages which only display pages with a certain parent and the Post New button links to a new page with the corresponding parent. The closest answer I can is do not ...
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wp-admin blank in a clean install of Wordpress on PHP 5.4 [closed]

A clean install of Wordpress 3.4.2 is giving a blank screen when logging into the admin panel. This is due to the following resources not loading in Chrome: GET /wp-admin/ /wp-admin/:32 GET ...
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How do I rename the wp-admin folder with the admin_url filter? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I rename the wp-admin folder? I have applied some mod_rewrite rules to redirect /wp-admin to /my-admin - based on this tutorial. I also changed the admin url ...
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Adding fields to the “Add New User” screen in the dashboard

I'd like to add the field "Company Name" to the add new user page in the admin panel. I've done quite a bit of searching and have been unable to find details on how to do this. I can easily add info ...
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Pre-fill fields with content from outside when creating a new post

I'd like to find a way to fill some of the fields from the /wp-admin/post-new.php page from an external source. It works for the title: loading /wp-admin/post-new.php?post_title=title1 fills the ...
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How To Remove WordPress Version From The Admin Footer

Is there anyway to remove version number from the right side of WordPress admin footer? I know this code will add some text before the version number, but it will not remove it: function ...
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How to activate “custom fields” section in WP3

This is probably a stupid question, but I am setting up a finnish Wordpress installation. The "custom fields" section in the "write post" section is gone; I gather it is hidden by default. That is a ...
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Is there un-wp_autop function?

I have a problem with WP that need your help. Some of my posts have content that was applied "wp_autop" filters already. This filter turned all double break lines into <p> tag. I want to the ...
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How to add an admin notice upon post save/update

I have a post type the uses post_save to take the address from the post-meta and retrieve the lat/lng coordinates from the Google API. I need a way of notifying the user if there was an issue with ...
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Why should I password protect WP-Admin?

Just occured to me: what's the point of password protecting www.yoursite.com/wp-admin when a user can just type www.yoursite.com/wp-login.php, bypassing the password on /wp-admin? Am I missing ...
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Remove “Parent” Selection When Adding/Editing Categories?

I've been trying to find a way to hide/deactivate the Parent dropdown menu from the Posts -> Categories screen. http://example.com/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category I was able to hide the ...
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Add custom text to Page Tamplate without need to know html

I am new to wordpress. I have experience in css \ html \ js and asp.net (and also a bit of php now). I've added to my blog certain areas that are hard coded in html and css. In these areas I'd 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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Include Sticky Post in Page Posts Count?

I would like 7 posts showing on my homepage. I would like to be able to manually choose those posts by stickying them. Currently, I have my posts per page set to '7' in WP Admin. However, this does ...
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Export data as CSV in back end with proper HTTP headers

I wrote a plugin that displays all products in a woocommerce store in admin settings option, now I want to add a link to download the products as CSV file. The problem is, when I click the link I get ...
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Change the link of 'Howdy' at the top right

I'd like to change where the 'Howdy' link gets you when you click on it. I have a website with buddypress and instead of getting users to their profile page I want to get them to their 'Activity' ...
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Disable wp-admin console for subscribers

I do not want the users (role: subscriber) to be able to login via the wp-admin. How would you suggest I do this ?
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How to prevent access to wp-admin for certain user roles?

I did try using the plugin Front End Users but this clashes with something as it prevents access to some front end pages. So I need to manually just set it so that anyone who isn't one of two ...
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Why aren't sub-categories nested after creating post in the WP Admin?

I have several sub-categories set up. Everything displays properly as far as nesting (see below) when creating a new post. Category 1 --Sub Category 1 --Sub Category 2 --Sub ...
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How can I make a Live Demo of my Premium Plugin? Are there security risks?

I'm glad to have the opportunity to ask my first question here. The scenario is this: My team and I released a Premium Plugin last week. We have since received a number of requests for a Live Demo. ...
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Registering jQuery kills admin functions

I recently added the following into my theme's functions.php, in order to load jQuery from the CDN: function my_init_method() { wp_deregister_script('jquery'); wp_register_script('jquery', ...
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How to use Yoast SEO backend in english even if WPLANG variable is not english?

I added this code to my functions.php file add_filter('locale', 'wpse27056_setLocale'); function wpse27056_setLocale($locale) { if ( is_admin() ) { return 'en_US'; } return ...
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Filter Custom Post Type in Admin

I have a custom post type that has custom meta that I want to be able to filter on the Admin page. Much like the "All | Published | Drafts | and Trash" links located above the post list. I can't seem ...
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How can I remove the new stats message? [closed]

I've recently (latest update) been welcomed to my stats page with this annoying message: Can anyone tell me how to remove that offensive red "did you know" message? Edit: Looks like adding: ...
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Why does WordPress require a ftp server to be running on the webserver to transfer plugins?

I had asked a related question on Super User: A use case of a system "receiving" files over FTP would be, for example, the way WordPress plugins are installed via 1-click where WordPress ...
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Restrict categories to a custom post type

In the WP-Admin when creating a post or a custom post type I want to restrict certain categories to a custom post type. For example, Posts will only be able to select Category A and B. And custom post ...
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Add “Page Revised” column to Admin

How would I go about adding a column to the Page Admin area that would show the last revision date of all pages? Alongside the Author and Published Date columns? I need to keep an eye on the page ...
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Creating a Post form outside of the Admin

I am merging Wordpress into a existing system and require our users to be able to make posts to a multi-site WP install. I have a database table that will link our own member to specific blog IDs and ...
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How to control contextual help section by code?

I had added some content to contextual help section for plugin options page. Now I'd like that page defaulted/toggled to contextual help section open on specific condition in my PHP code. My only ...
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Load Balanced WP with single server admin access

I am trying to complete my load-balanced installation of WP and I have come into an issue. I would like to sync the uploads folder between the two installs but I do not know how to limit wp-admin ...
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.htaccess in wp-admin produces a redirect loop

I've decided to take the advice of protecting the /wp-admin directory using .htaccess on a website which keeps getting hacked. Whenever I upload .htaccess to /wp-admin, my browser says /wp-admin has ...
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What is an “Options Framework” for Wordpress

I am exploring a couple options frameworks for wordpress like the Redux Framework. As a non-developer interested in maintaining my own Wordpress based web app, when would an options framework like ...
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Custom login redirects to wp-admin on wrong password

My custom login form redirects to the wp-admin login when an user doesn't manage to guesses his/her credentials right. How can I manage to redirect the user to the current form instead? And of course ...
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How to make certain page templates visible to admin only

Making a site for a client, I have some pages that the client won't be able to edit or delete. These pages rely on specific page templates. However, I don't want these templates to be available for ...
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Only allow new subpages to be created

I'm looking for a way to only allow users to create new subpages once there are nine pages that are parents/root pages. Once there are nine parent pages when trying to create a new parent the users ...
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Add mass action to wp-admin/users.php

I'm heavelly modified my Wordpress, it's amazing what you can do with wordpress hooks, actions.. But i'm not able to find how can i add mass action for users. Let's say i select 5 users and i want to ...
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Add a page that appears in the backend admin that lists files to download? WP 3.3

I am currently using WP 3.3.1. Basically I just want a page for users who login via wp-login.php and see the backend admin panel to be able to see a page that shows a list of files they can download. ...
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Get Stylesheet To Showup in WP Admin Panel Editor

So I have a css file that is called blue.css and a universal one called style.css I have a few css colors inside a /css folder. How do I get all those css files to show up in my Admin panel editor?
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WordPress User Roles, Custom Post Types, and Admin views

My friend mentioned that there is a simple way to modify what users see in the admin sidebar based on their user role. I have a large number of custom post types, one for each user, and I need to ...
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Rename W3 Total Cache admin menu

I'm developing a plugin that I'll install for all my clients to make WordPress slightly easier to use for them. One of the things it will change is name of the W3 Total Cache Admin menu from ...
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wp-admin slow in multisite

Running Wordpress 3.1.2 (newly updated, installed as 3.0 about a year ago) with subdomain multisite & using the Sunrise domain mapping plugin. The frontend is fast, the backend (wp-admin) is very ...
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Where is default wp_head() implemented?

I'm trying to customize a theme, and I see that the header.php calls "wp_head()". I can't seem to find an implementation of this in the theme, so I presume there is a default implementation that ...
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Adding “Interesting Tags” & “Ignored Tags” like StackOverflow.com in a WordPress Blog?

How to give "Interesting Tags" "Ignored Tags" selection option like stackoverflow.com in a WordPress blog? If a blog is about lots of topics and I want to give option to user to choose option like ...
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Adding menu_order to CPT admin page

I have a custom post type (cpt_roundtable), and am trying to add a column to the admin page showing the menu_order for each entry. This is in my functions.php file. function ...