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Can you ungroup Custom Fields?

I have been using a lot of Custom Fields to use Wordpress like a CMS, beyond simple posts and post meta. The admin area for adding new posts has little "widgetized" movable areas like the ...
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how to use thickbox in admin?

I would like to show my retrieved content form my classes method in thickbox. How could I do this? I have been adding the proper id to my desired hyperlink but all of the admin body is getting parsed ...
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Show message on wordpress admin dashboard

I have created a form. On success of the form, I am redirecting the user the their dashboard. Now, I want to be able to show a success message/notice on the dashboard. What is the convention to show ...
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How to redirect to action on custom page within admin section

Currently I'm developing(well at least trying to;) plugin which will handle custom gallery of images. I stumbled upon one problem though. I'll try to picture it. I've created custom menu page on ...
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How To Create User Specific Admin User Pages?

The aim is for a proposed site to have customers be able to login and be able to view a private and customer specific ADMIN page NOT frontend page (although this would be much easier to achieve). ...
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Change the Default Pages Menu View in wp-admin

I can't seem to figure out how to change the default view for "Pages" in the admin menu. The initial view is the "Pages" view (/wp-admin/edit.php?post_type=page) How could it change this to ...
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How could I execute my plugin just in frontend (not in backend)

I don't need my plugin running through wp-admin, including wp-login. How could I prevent it? is_admin works fine but i don't know how to ignore everything related to wp-admin (like wp-login.php). ...
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Custom Theme Want To Remove One Category From All Displays

I created my own custom Wordpress theme for my website, everything is great. However, I have a strange need, I have one category which is kind of a 'placeholder' for content which is automated and ...
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How to change “wp-admin” to something else without search-replacing the core?

for example: foobar.com/wp/edit instead of foobar.com/wp/wp-admin How would I do that? I've tried using this in htaccess but it won't work: ##### ABOVE THIS POINT IS ALREADY INSERTED BY WORD PRESS ...
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How to inhibit dashboard and profile management access to normal users?

I am developing a site using Wordpress, phpbb3 and WP phpbb Bridge. Users have to manage their profile through phpbb3 and I would like to inhibit normal users access to page mysite.com/wp-admin/ . ...
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jquery UI in wordpress admin

Does anyone have experience with using the jQuery UI plugins in the Wordpress admin area? I´ve been trying to use the datepicker functionality in jQuery UI, but its conflicting with the built- in ...
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Displaying Post Title on Post Edit page?

I'm trying to include the post title in a custom post type edit screen. For example if the post is called Biography, I want the edit page title to be 'Edit Biography'. I'm using the below code: ...
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Adding Visibility Options

I've searched for plugins but while some do halfway accomplish the task they are normally very complicated. I'd like to add option to the visibility menu when creating a page (and post, but page is ...
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Custom Metabox with Taxonomy Dropdown - Saving Issue

My goal was simple --- to create a custom post type with a custom metabox with a simple drop down list of taxonomy terms instead of utilizing the tags or checkboxes. The reason was to ensure that the ...
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WP-Admin edit.php & post.php slowdown after import of 10k users

Situation: Clean wordpress install No plugins VPS server 5.2ghz / 4gb RAM (Default Directadmin) Import of 10k users Problem: WP-Admin edit.php and post.php take >4sec to load. A custom post ...
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Admin Panel Menu Classes - Add Them To Anchor

I was wondering if there was a way to apply the classes you assign in the Admin Panel Menus to the Anchor Tags instead of The List Items. I tried to use a Walker Class to maybe get the classes out ...
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wp_list_table search box does not show

I'm using wordpress 3.8 and a custom class derived from WP_List_Table. Why is there no search form? My code in plugin class: function __construct() { ...
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Cancel post save

I need to abort the post saving process when the post content contains a specific string and then display a message to the user. I found a method to display the message but didn't find a way to ...
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Site Title and Tagline in Pagelines DMS Options Panel

I'm using the Pagelines DMS Theme and I'm wanting to extend the functionality of the front end admin panel. The user(s) I'm building this for would like to be able to edit a few settings directly from ...
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Why does the My Site dropdown show only a single domain?

I ran a Network Update today from Network -> Update Network, and since then all the sites, and all the links to sites within my Admin area reference the same domain. The domain it uses is relative to ...
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Wordpress address URL keeps dropping the www

My Wordpress Address (URL) in general settings keeps losing the www from the URL - I type in http://www.domain.com and it saves and works fine. Next time I go in the address has changed to ...
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I cannot log into my wordpress site with my wp-login.php [closed]

I can login into wordpress.com - but I cannot login to to my hosting wordpress site: http://www.hunterbaby.com.au/wp-login.php When I try to reset password it only recognises my wordpress username - ...
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Im getting a 404 message when i try to access wpadmin

I cant access wp-admin at all after changing wp-config folder permission for hardening my security. The content for the site load find, i cant access wp-admin at all, all i get is 404 message. ...
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difference between add_object_page and add_menu_page

According to Codex, the add_object_page "essentially does the exact same thing as add_menu_page() in case you're wondering". So.... what is the difference between those two functions?
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Custom height/width for thickbox in WP Backend

I use thickbox in the WP backend for preview or other content. On own pages in the backend works my script very fine and a can use custom width and height for the thickbox. below my code: ...
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How to remove screen options and help links in the admin area?

I would like to remove screen options and help links in my admin area. How to remove that thing?. This is what i want to be removed. Thanks.
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My wordpress site gets redirected automatically to the old site any known solution for this?

I had recently moved my wp site from a domain to other, but when I type in the new domain's address it gets redirected to the old domain/some_page. Is this any common problem? Is there any known ...
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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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What is the best method to close off the backend?

The goal: Completely remove the ability to access the WordPress backend on the production domain. Ex. return a 404 for http://example.com/wp-admin Purpose: I don't want any possibility of WordPress' ...
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Removing admin bar from wordpress dashboard

I'm using wordpress multiste 3.3.1 I'm not gonna update it in the future. So I disabled all upgrade functions. I want to remove the wordpress admin bar from both frontend as well as dashboard. I can ...
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URLs of plugin resources?

I am trying to add in a script and css file for my plugin into the admin header. Is there a function similar to get_bloginfo('url') that I could use to reference the files correctly without having to ...
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Enqueue Javascript Correctly for 3.5

I am trying to create tabs for admin settings page in wp, but I think I'm doing it wrong. The example below shows how I did it but I don't know how to change this to use it correctly with no conflict ...
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How to remove 'create new post' entry for a custom post type?

I have a custom post type that is created using a form on the site. I want to disable new post creation from wordpress admin. Is there a way to do that ?
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Stop loading “collaborators” users on add new post or page?

So our website has about 20k "collaborators" type of users and we'd like to stop loading all of them on the select box on the "add new post" or "add new page" PAGE. Maybe load only authors and above ...
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Completely disabling widgets

How do I completely remove widget support from a theme/plugin ? Like removing the appearance -> widgets page, and prevent WP from loading widget classes and all widget-related stuff.
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how do you create an admin interface in plugin for your theme

I'm creating a theme that would need some settings on the client side. So I need a admin interface where they can set some values. (like, source of image, title, or numbers) so in my theme, I can ...
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Remove/Add widgets from/to the Available Widgets pool

Is it possible to remove/add widgets from/to the Available Widgets pool (either by plugin or editing core files)? There are 3 widget files located at: /wp-includes/widgets.php /wp-admin/widgets.php ...
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Conditionally load CSS/JS/PHP in wp-admin if using a mobile device

I'm looking for a way to conditionally load different scripts if the user is accessing the admin area from a mobile device. In my case I'm looking to restrict the user to just be able to make new ...
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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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Is there any record of installed plugins in the database?

I have my live install on one server and a development install on another. I've added a plugin to both but it only appears in the plugin list in wp-admin on one. For a plugin to appear in wp-admin ...
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Using the loop inside admin

I have the following issue: I am creating a custom-meta-box for the user to add custom fields in a friendly way. I want to generate a drop-down box with all posts that fall under category 10. I have ...
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Require a Custom Taxonomy to be checked

I have a custom taxonomy, "position", with multiple terms for a custom post type, "employee" in the admin. I want to validate the form to require a position to be selected when you save/update a post. ...
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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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How to customize admin posts based on the user who is logged in

We are building a site that will have 10-15 photographers posting content. There will be a common blog + each admin has their own portfolio to manage. "Portfolio galleries" and "portfolio pages" are ...
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Weird problems after recovery from security breach

The shared server that I used for hosting my WordPress website was hacked recently, and many of the index.php files, plugin files and uploads were deleted, with my MySQL databases untouched. But after ...
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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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How to use “menu_order” field for posts?

I have a special case where I'd like to order posts in a custom order and it would be great to use the "menu_order" field that is normally only used for pages. What would be the best way to expose ...
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a plugin to share a post to social networks via admin?

I'm not looking for a share this post button for the front end. I've seen a couple of similar topics here but not exactly what I'm after. What I would like is a plugin which offers the options in ...
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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 ...