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Wordpress admin menu pages not receiving passed info

I have a Wordpress menu page (A) and a wordpress submenu page (B). I want to pass data from A to B. A has a list of items and I want B to show the details of each item, by passing the item id to it. ...
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How to update my website with WordPress?

I want to update my old website with WordPress but I got some problems... Is it possible to create a website without domain name (before publish) and replace it with my old website domain name as soon ...
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Manually Disable Basic Auth from hacked wordpress database

A wordpress website was hacked. i setup a new server and new db server. when we try to visit the admin, we get a http basic auth prompt. i need to know what to look for in the database to disable this ...
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WP admin display custom field if another field value is “Female”

I have 3 custom fields: Gender, Partner name, and Partner last name. I need a js or CSS function. If I select "Female" from ecpt_gender select box, 2 custom fields appear by CSS changing the display ...
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sort tags by tag ID in admin panel

I want to sort tags list by tag id in my WordPress admin panel. There is 1000s tag in admin tag list and I want to know which are the latest added tags, but there are options to sort with Name, ...
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Add data to post edit page, when post is published

I need to customize the "post edit page", for a custom post_type, but to keep things simple let's say it's on the post_type post for now. When the post status is published, I need to run a PHP script ...
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How to add conent (text) to Add New pages form of admin in WordPress

I am new to WordPress. I have created a Shortcode. Now I want to add description of Shortcode to Pages->Add New Page so the user can easily use the Shortcode which I have created. I want that text ...
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Media upload default title from file name

I'm on a roll today with the questions. Is this easy? Again, I can't seem to find the right filter (nor previous question with a suitable answer). So if you download an image say, from GettyImages, ...
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Cannot access my wp-admin after installing Gzip compression [closed]

I have installed a WP Plugin called Gzip Compression to increased the speedpage and had an awful surprised: have no access to the website at all, giving me an error of invalid form of compression, and ...
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The Commercial tab is missing from the Plugins page when trying to update Types 1.7

I have Types installed and registered on my live server, but also want to get it installed on my development server (which of course has a different URL so will have to be registered separately). ...
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Is it save to require plugin.php early to be able to use get_plugin_data() earlier?

I'd like to avoid hard coding my plugin's version at multiple places. To realize this the function get_plugin_data() comes in handy. But here the fun comes to an unpleasant stop. Checking for a plugin ...
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Can't connect to WP-Admin, blank error message

I have to work on a website, but I cannot connect to the WordPress Administration... I did a forget password and resetted the password multiple times so I know that I have the right username/password ...
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WordPress Get Header and Footer using in Admin Area

I was wanting a way to get the site header and footer and use it in the admin area. Idea #1 An answer to another related question states to use an iframe instead I think we can use an ajax call get ...
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WP AJAX is not working, always returns 0

I've checked any threads here regarding this and did a debug test which worked, I'd like to understand why my own code doesn't work as it presents the same functionality explained in every possible ...
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Create new user from phpMyAdmin

I'm trying to copy site that I have created in free web hosting server to my windows pc that runs WP on WAMP. I copied all files, but took wp-config.php from sample site I run on my PC and have done ...
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Creating Admin Plugin - Content of a page is displayed at global scope as well

I've started creating a WP plugin which should work only in Admin Area. I've managed to create top-level menu with required sub-menu items, but when I try to print content of my page, it prints it ...
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Post preview in iframe without saving the post

I aim to make a live preview inside an iframe of the current edit post. The preview should render the post content only. That's why I guess an iframe is actually a good idea. The frontend includes ...
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Clicking On View Post In Draft Opens New Tab

Since 4.0, when you save a post as a Draft the View Post link opens the saved post in a new tab. (target ="_blank") Is there a way to revert back to the previous behaviour (which was to open the ...
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Sort custom fields in admin by last field added

I'm trying to sort custom fields in admin post by last added fields but it sorted by words and number example my add is 3 , 6 , 4 , 7 , 5 , 1 when admin post save my custom sorted by number be ...
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Set user admin language preference by lang parameter

A site I'm working on allows users to login and submit content for a directory listing. The site uses WPML to serve translations, but the WPML language switcher does not affect the admin interface. ...
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Editing part of a link that is recurring on website

I have a site: Coolthingsaddict.com the site has hundreds of affiliate links to the Amazon affiliate program. Within each of these links, there's an element with my Amazon affiliate ID. I need to ...
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Post thumbnail is not shown in wp-admin

I am currently working on a theme for a client and now just got into a problem: When I want to set an image (also existing/already uploaded images don't work) the editor just not accept it and don't ...
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Is it possible to outsource wp-admin to another server?

This question might be very crazy and stupid, but I wonder if there is any chance that I could host the whole wordpress backend on another server, in order to minimize server load. For this, I guess, ...
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Added fields in quick edit screen need to update at the moment

I have added the meta fields in quick edit screen in wordpress admin section. When Isave the quick edit screen, it will be saved but not shown at cuurent time but when I reload the page it will show ...
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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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Admin wp_ajax hook returning 0

I've done some research but I can't seem to find the correct answer so I'm hoping someone can give me a hand. I'm attempting to use the wp_ajax hook in the admin section. The functionality should be ...
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Page template for a site from network

Is there a way to dispay in the Wordpress admin distinct templates based on which blog you are ? Let's say that for the blog travel I have the page template page-travel.php. How can I hide it on all ...
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How can I control which plugins run in the dashboard?

I do not wish to activate/deactivate plugins. But for plugins that have no menu pages/submenu pages, that mostly do things on the frontend, I wish to disable while viewing the dashboard/admin pages. ...
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Dashboard Widget CSS

I want to add a class name to my custom dashboard widget but I've found no way to do this searching the codex. Right now the only class name on my widget is postbox (which is added in '/wp-admin/...
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Widget stuck at particular point when dragging to bottom

This is weird, but when I try to drag a widget to the bottom of sidebar it stuck in the middle, if I hold the dragging and drag it back to top it works but I can't drag it bellow that particular point....
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Add options to Wordpress backend

I hardcoded a page to use for a Wordpress-Site I'm managing but then my boss decided that said page needs to be editable from the backend for our customers. Long story short: How do I add editablity ...
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Screen Options drop-down does not show

The screen options drop-down menu on the Appearance → Widgets admin page doesn't do anything when I click it. This happened since I enabled accessibility mode from that drop-down menu. How can I ...
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Can't toggle between Visual and Text or Screen Options

Any reason why the ability to toggle between Visual and Text stops working? In fact, all tabs stop working from time to time. This doesn't happen site wide, only a couple pages. It seems to happen on ...
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Where are screen options when in admin on mobile?

I'm working in the WordPress admin area on my smartphone. Where are the screen options? I need to "Show advanced menu properties".
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Why does nonce verification fail intermittently?

I have a strange re-occurring issue that has me stumped. Briefly, when writers are saving posts in the admin the nonce check fails intermittently and shows the message “Are you sure?”. It’s been ...
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Moved from WP.Domain to Primary Domain, Can't Login

The original non-wordpress site existed on http://example.com. While building the new site on wordpress, it was built on the wp subdomain: http://wp.example.com. We just moved the original non-...
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wp-login.php — redirect logged in users to custom URL

When a user login, we can easily change the redirect URL (see this, this, or this), but if the user goes to /wp-login.php, they will be redirected to the dashboard if they are already logged in. My ...
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How to stop - Database Update Required - from happening again?

So I have had the issue several times now where whenever I update WordPress it gives me the "DataBase update required" and then will not login in to the site. This happens every time I upgrade to the ...
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I can't login using wp-admin

I have posted my problem on the wordpress support forum but no one has gotten back to me, I really need to figure out what's wrong. I tried copying my site to a uk domain that I had and I am sure I ...
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Block access to wp-admin

I'm attempting to use a .htaccess file to block access to the wp-admin folder. I've read through the Brute Force Attacks doc (https://codex.wordpress.org/Brute_Force_Attacks) and I've added the block ...
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Cannot log in to the admin, no error message [closed]

After a WP autoupdate, I cannot log in to the admin. I have not changed my site URL. I have tried renaming my theme so WP uses the default theme. I've tried renaming the plugins folder so WP doesn't ...
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Can't log into WP Admin, can't access dashboard

My site isn't working - I can't log into the WP Admin and nor can I access the dashboard. Every time I try to access /wp-admin/, I just get the "too many redirects" error and I've tried every solution ...
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theme injecting css into wp-admin

Some of the CSS from my theme is being used in wp-admin. For instance "Add New Page" on /wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page is coloured blue, which comes from my theme, as stated by Chrome code ...
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Wp mwnu not works at all

I've try to make wordpress theme but have a big problem with navbar. when i try to make nav list after save my menu all the titles will disappear and all the links will gone! PLUS when I make dropdown ...
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Edit single attachment on click (WP-admin)

I've created a custom media manager for a CPT I've created. I have everything functioning properly except an edit function. I want to have an edit button for each attachment that gets added to the ...
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wp-admin throwing 500 errors after update to 4.2.1

Site owner updated her multisite yesterday via the dashboard. The site itself is still running, but the network and primary site dashboard both return a 500 error. However, the wp-admin for two ...
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Unable to acess wp_admin

I am really stumped by this I am unable to access wp_admin. I have searched through this forum and others and all suggestions that have been offered that could be causing this issue when I check my ...
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More efficient remove meta data from posts?

Looking for a better way to do this, bulk remove custom field from all pages with a taxonomy -> people -> term of names. Any thoughts ? This is attached to a single button on a custom admin panel not ...
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How to change the descriptive text on the menus admin page?

On the menus admin page, it says 'Drag each item into the order you prefer. Click the arrow on the right of the item to reveal additional configuration options.' I would like to modify this to ' ...
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Can't log into WordPress after domain change

I can not reach my dasboard when I try www.mydomain.com/wp-admin it redirect and becomes ...wp-login.php?redirect_to=http%3A%2F%2Fmydomain.com%2Fwp-admin%2F&reauth=1" this and I can not ...