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How i add new link after Edit | Quick Edit | Trash | View in quick edit section

I want to add new link in custom post type . I have create a custom post type and i want to add new link after Edit | Quick Edit | Trash | View links like Edit | Quick Edit | Trash | View | PDF . How ...
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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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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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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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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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How to add custom columns to Custom Post Type admin screen

I have another dumb question, but I can't get one thing :) I've found this very good article on creating custom post types: http://thinkvitamin.com/code/create-your-first-wordpress-custom-post-type/ ...
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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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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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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' tab....
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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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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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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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.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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Custom Dashboard Home Screen Options

I want to make the entire Homepage on the Dashboard empty and add in my own custom screen options. How do I go about doing this? Do I create one from scratch or edit what's already there? Is there ...
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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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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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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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Can I disable this core query?

When a user creates/updates a post within the admin, it takes between 15 and 30 seconds for that operation to complete. The culprit appears to be this slow query: SELECT ID FROM wp_posts WHERE ...
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How to remove comments option from wp-admin bar and modify profile icon

i want to remove the comment review icon from the wp-admin bar and change the profile settings in wp-admin.
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WP_Query pagination not working in admin area

I've created a custom plugin page. On this page, I list posts using wp_query(). It works fine. I want to add pagination, but it doesn't work, even when I'm using the code provided within codex: <?...
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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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How to disable or hide “collapse menu”

Is there a code in functions.php that I can add to disable or hide "collapse menu" button? The one that is on the left side of the admin menu in the dashboard. I'd need it for both admin, authors, ...
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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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How to stop wordpress from showing the selected category on top of others in the category selection?

By default in the category chooser at the edit post screen wordpress displays the selected categories on top of the others, i find that extremely annoying and i would like to disable the feature even ...
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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 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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How to Add a Third Level Sub Menu to the Wordpress Admin Menu

Is there a function, action or filter that I can use to add a third level dropdown menu to the wordpress admin menu. For instance, right now in the sidebar menu their is a menu for posts and under ...
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How to check if I'm on a custom post type archive in the admin area

I am trying to alter the query that's ran on the admin page of my custom post type. This page: /wp-admin/edit.php?post_type=my_venue. Typically, I would use is_admin() && is_post_type_archive(...
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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 set_roundtable_columns($...
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user_has_cap filter allows edit but will not allow save

Problem I'm working on a website where we need to be able to put a username in the custom field of a custom post type, and allow the user specified to make changes to that post and only that post. I ...
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How do I add to the list table a filter?

I am trying to find the hook for adding a filter to the list under "Posts [Add New]":
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Elegantly using JavaScript on widget admin forms

I'm working on a project involving a lot of widgets, and I'm thinking it'd be really great to have a "More options" section built using jQuery UI Accordion that expands when clicked. So, I've ...
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adding the category to the admin column for a custom post type?

I have built a custom post type called article and the information given on the admin summary screen is sparse. I was able to add the featured image post thumbnail image using the http://codex....
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Is there a way to submit only meta box content in Post edit page

On the admin add/edit post page, I have a new meta box with submit button. I want to submit them separately. For example if some one click on Publish / update button then it save all post content and ...
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How to set Active plugins as the default screen?

In my testing environment, I've got one hundred plugins. I'm more interested in seeing first the Active plugins than the complete list (All). How can I change the default screen for the Plugins menu ...
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How do I allow users to follow a post and then allow admins to email all users who have followed that post?

I'm looking to build out the following functionality, but I'm having trouble finding any help on it: user follows a post > user's email is pulled into an admin page and associated with said post > ...
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Restrict admin access to certain pages for certain users

As the title says, I'd like to restrict back-end access to certain pages for certain users. While doing a site with 45-50 pages, I realised it would be a much better user experience if the Page menu ...
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Create a clickable name in WP_List_Table for Plugin Admin

I've been developing a plugin where I wanted to create a table, styled and working just like Wordpress's native Post/Page tables. Following the guide below, I was able to create the table and load my ...
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Redirect users away from Admin breaks ajax

Tried to make a simple redirect for some users I don't want to access the wp-admin/, so I did this code: function no_admin_access() { if ( !current_user_can( 'delete_posts' ) ) { ...
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remove_action with profile_personal_options

I'd like to remove the action profile_personal_options (more specifically the color scheme and visual editor checkbox) which shows up in wp-admin/user-edit.php. I believe it's as simple as running it ...