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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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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 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 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() && ...
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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 ...
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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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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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Site Title and Tagline in Theme Options Page

I'm using the Options Framework Theme to put together an options page. The user(s) I'm building this for would like to be able to edit a few settings directly from this page, including of which - the ...
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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 ...
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Custom text-only header

I am developing a WordPress theme and would like to make use of a custom header on a the homepage (I'm using a custom page template). I would like this header to not include an image, but rather an ...
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Getting the different post statuses + count like in edit.php, in a custom submenu page

I'm trying to create a submenu page for reordering posts/pages. Right now I'm trying to include the list that display the different post statuses, for example: All (5) | Published (4) | Draft (1) I ...
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In the Wordpress admin, how can I find out which page (themes.php, widgets.php, etc.) I'm on?

In the Wordpress admin, how can I programmatically find out which page (themes.php, widgets.php, etc.) I'm on?
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Creating WordPress Admin Themes

Is there any way to create our own admin theme rather than the default one. or do we have to override the default style sheets to get the desired look??
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Add column to pages table

Hey all i am trying to find the section within the edit.php page where it populates the table with all my current pages. What i want to do is add another colum to the table in order to launch a side ...
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display list of posts/pages in admin edit post/page

Basically, I thinking how i could get a mini wp-admin/edit.php view inside the wp-admin/post.php page. does this even make sense to anyone?
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show/hide toggle for subpages in wordpress admin area

We have a wordpress site using many subpages to each page - I'm looking to create a show/hide accordion toggle within the backend to show and hide subpages allowing us to keep the page listings clear. ...
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WP Database Error (Windows Server 2008 & SQL Server)

I have a WP site up and running for my wife and she attempted to install a text widget that linked to her Twitter account (she says HTML was taken from Twitter.com). I am not sure exactly what she ...
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Make sub menu items a main link in the admin menu using fuctions.php

I am trying to customize the admin area using the functions.php file to make things easier for my clients. One request I have got before and hope to be able to accomplish, is to move some of the sub ...
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Change the Return URL from the Customizer

I want to change the return URL after someone cancels or closes out of their changes when using the Apperance -> Customize option within Wordpress. In the wp-admin/customize.php file here is the code ...
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Using List Table Filters for ALL Custom Post Types

Is there a way to create sortable columns for admin tables across ALL post types? I am working on a project with 7 Custom Post Types, and wondering if there is a better approach than using multiple ...
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Filter Media Library by author or post_parent

I am trying to filter the Media Library so only media items that are uploaded by the current user OR children of the post being edited are visible. I've had no problem doing it if the conditions are ...
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Change label of title field for posts in the backend

I am trying to add some HTML to the title label in the backend of WordPress. Attempt 1: I am using the following (simplified) function: function change_post_titles() { global $post, $title, ...
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Hide username from users list

I've hidden the username column from users administration with the following code: function modify_user_columns($column) { $column = array( "cb" => "<input type=\"checkbox\" />", ...
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Add content before/after admin post wp-list-table

I know there are two hooks to add content before and after a taxonomy wp-list-table. Is there an action to add content after the post type wp-list-table on the edit.php page? For $taxonomy List ...
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how to redirect to url.com/wp-admin if url.com/admin is typed in?

How would I create a wordpress function that will redirect a user to myurl.com/wp-admin if they type in myurl.com/admin? I would like to have this as a wordpress function.
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How do I change the default admin color scheme in MP6

How do I set a different default admin color scheme for all users? For example, it's set to MP6 as default now, but I want to make it MP6 light by default. The users may or may not change it later! ...
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Redirect loop in /wp-admin/

A site I manage has just become inaccessible to the admin today. I just updated apache on the server to enable mod_deflate and also to upgrade PHP from 5.3 to 5.4. Since doing that every time I ...
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How to find out if an wp-admin action edited a file?

I want to create a small plugin to automatically purge the APC opcode cache after specific actions in the Wordpress admin interface. This is necessary if e.g. apc.stat is set to 0, as a change to a ...
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js Conflict in admin panel - I guess it's from the core WP installation

A client's site: causing serious js conflict or js loading disabilities, is under custody. Activating DEBUG, Deactivating all Plugins, and Activating Default theme "T13" found that, still the problem ...
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Ordering Post 2 Post admin meta box by meta from CPT

I've just started using Posts 2 Posts (brilliant plugin by the way) in combination with a custom post type called "Artist" and the WP Event Manager Plugin. My aim is to use P2P to link Artists to ...
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Bulk Delete Users Error uri too large

I am trying to delete thousands of users at once. After seeing that I can only display up to 999 user records at once using the "Screen Options" menu I thought that might be ok. But upon clicking ...