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

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How do I add an arbitrary link to the WordPress Admin Menu?

I am looking to add an arbitrary link to the WordPress Admin Menu. Example: | Dashboard | | Posts | | Media | | Custom Arbitrary Link | The functionality of this acts just like a normal button ...
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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 ...
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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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How to add some Instruction text to wp-admin custom Post Type Page

I have made a Custom Post Type named Education. I have added some custom fields to it. I want to show some Instruction to admin to how he can add content or in which case what fields to fill. Is there ...
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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 ...
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Custome column sort by date not title

I've created a custom column. Currently they are automatically sorting by title however i want them to sort by date. I've tried adding a "query_post" 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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Category control subcategories

After hours of googling and no result I am turing to you. I have a Wordpress site where me and my colleagues publish information to the rest of the company. There are several screens put up on ...
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How can I delete all inactive widgets?

I want to cleanup all inactive widgets. I tried following snippet as suggested by this answer Script to remove all inactive widgets?. $sidebars_widgets = get_option( 'sidebars_widgets' ); ...
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Seems that admin_post_{action} does not executing

I'm trying to proccess different actions of my plugin with admin_post_{action} hook. But following code seems not working class TestPlugin { function test(){ die('working!'); } ...
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how to stop wordpress admin menu from scrolling with page

Ive already answered this question but when I came on here I noticed this question hasnt been asked, but the question is: How do you stop the admin sidebar menu from scrolling with the page?
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Hide username discovery

How do I stop my usernames being leaked? To explain I tested my WordPress site on http://wprecon.com, and found that my admin username (that I have changed) was able to be discovered. User ...
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What is wrong with functions.php? Fills error log with same error

After a third-party developer was used to reconnect our calendar with the Google Calendar API 3, we found that our .../wp_admin/error_log infinitely wrote: [14-Apr-2015 11:46:59 America/New_York] ...
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Modify users.php page to create page/post on button clicked

I am trying to create a new Column in users.php (Wordpress Users Page) with buttons. Each button, associated with the user, has to create a page or a post (based on my programmatically selection). I ...
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Issue with iframe in TinyMCE

How do TinyMCE generate an iframe in wordpress admin panel ?? Actually I could not find out the starting point of iframe which is generated by TinyMCE. Thanks
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Cookie Domain is preventing Admin login

I just defined a Cookie Domain in my wp-config.php: define( 'COOKIE_DOMAIN', 'http://www.example.com' ); define( 'WP_HOME', 'http://www.example.com' ); define( 'WP_SITEURL', ...
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AJAX requests broken due to HTTPS for wp-admin

I have my wp-admin section forced to HTTPS via a plugin. I also have specific pages that are using https on the frontend (login, billing, etc.) I seem to be having an issue with HTTP pages using AJAX ...
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wordpress login loop after install

I spun up a AWS instance to run a LAMP stack + the latest Wordpress (4.1.1). I am doing everything from the command line as root and do not use Cpanel or phpMyAdmin After creating the user + DB and ...
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Select box saves but doesn't update value in admin

I have a select dropdown in my custom meta box in the admin area. It offers two options Approved and In Progress. When I select an option and save it the database is updated, but the value in the ...
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How to add next height number in Order Attributes inside the Add new page. [duplicate]

By default, when a new page is added it will be given the next highest number not already assigned to a page.
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Wordpress Admin - Add Edit link to specific page under Pages Menu

I am trying to add direct links to edit specific pages, under the Pages menu: Currently I am using, which give me the menu item / link: add_pages_page( 'Hero', 'Hero', 'read', '15', '' ); ...
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How to get User Profile path dynamically in wordpress admin panel?

I create registration plugin in front end for user. my all user save as 'subscriber'. Now I wont to get each user profile path from User Profile path dynamically. Simply, Admin Profile path in back ...
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Custom capabilities not reflecting on admin panel

I've made some custom post types, and some user roles. Each role has access to different custom post types. The thing is that edit_others_customposttypecapability, isn't working. I've tried logging ...
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How to make in WordPress admin panel sortable column for the custom field, that count the number of page impressions?

Good day! I try to make display post counter for WordPress. Output count of views function getPostViews($postID){ $count_key = 'post_views_count'; $count = get_post_meta($postID, $count_key, true); ...
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wp-admin blank page after admin login and all security off

I've created my template and installed extensions everything worked fine. I work on localhost and then upload to my server and use searchreplacedb2.php to change the root url as usually. But now, I ...
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How to view all posts of current day as default in admin

I want to to show all posts of the current date by default (without clicking the filter button) in WordPress admin posts list screen. I have used this code in functions.php and it works almost. The ...
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WordPress Installed But Not Showing Up! [closed]

I successfully installed WordPress on my domain. I FTP'd and installed it manually. But, something very strange is happening. Whenever I visit my website, the default WordPress Sample Post page is not ...
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Add field to 'Add User' admin page

How can I add an input field to the admin section Users -> Add New? I want to add a field for a phone number, but don't want a plugin to do that.
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Don't allow access to wp-admin but allow admin-ajax requests to be fulfilled on frontend?

I have a site that requires users to have an acccount to use it. I don't want certain user roles to have access to wp-admin. All account changes should happen on the frontend account management ...
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Custom post type Admin Page

I've got a custom post type that is going to be showcasing images that users have submitted, at the moment, check the images that users have uploaded is a boring task – I have to go into each post, ...
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Missing 'Move to Trash' option from bulk select box

I seem to be missing the bulk select option for moving multiple items to the trash. This happens when all plugins are deactivated as well. Has anyone come across this before? ...
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2 website 1 database… Local to online

I've two wordpress websites : - One online in FTP folder "www", for this website everything's ok ! - The second website is on localhost for the moment. I would like to put the second website on the ...
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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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Wordpress admin option, I can't use jquery ajax to access my content from another file

Am trying to access contents using jquery ajax in wordpress admin panel but I can't, If I try to inspect element the error which am getting is file not found ...
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How to use the built in tooltip for form validation error messages in WP admin plugin?

I'm building a wordpress plugin that includes serveral menus in the wordpress backend (admin). I'd like to use as many existing parts as possible and make my menus look like the standard wordpress ...
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Moving website - admin section

I have successfully moved a wordpress site from /test directory to the root, so now the website url looks like www.example.com. Fine. However the admin section (wp-admin) still points to /test ...
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Changing a setting in the wp-admin/customize.php reverts CSS styles to parent theme [closed]

I have a child theme built ontop of the Cherry Framework theme. Whenever an admin user goes to wp-admin/customize.php and changes the slider, the CSS gets completely destroyed and needs to be backed ...
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Make custom user_meta as permalink for post

For an existing custom_user_meta="user_name" how can i create a permalink for post submitted by that user in the URL. e.g. - for user_name="srk489" i want the permalink of the post "post1" posted by ...