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Displaying the number of updates available in the Admin area

I am having an issue finding out how to display the number of plugins/updates available to call somewhere else other than the admin header. I found the function wp_get_update_data should be what I ...
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How to change the publishing date of each posts? [duplicate]

I need to set the publishing date of many posts with the post date (the creation date). I know that I can do it editing the single post and changing the Published on value but this procedure is ...
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Why I can't change the permalink of this page?

I have the following problem with a permalink: if I open this page (it is implemented as a static page) on my local website: localhost/wordpressAsper/archivio it automatically change it into ...
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Admin user getting redirected to /wp-admin/user

I recently added a network to my multi-network wordpress install (that is, a single install with multiple subdomain networks, each with multiple subdirectory sites). Although everything appears ...
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Share same domain for wp-admin but for different website

I have site like http://www.foo.com http://www.bar.com And I've a wildcard SSL cert *.example.com, instead of buying two SSL certs for the above two domains, can I re-use my existing wildcard SSL ...
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Deploying Wordpress for clients - what do they have access to?

I've developed websites from scratch up till now and would like to switch to using Wordpress to save time and money. I've done some theme customization and plugin work so far. I can see that users ...
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Wordpress post feature image not uploading

Wordpress admin side post page feature image not uploading. Getting error like below An error occurred in the upload. Please try again later. Please give me answer.
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wp-admin/admin-ajax.php returns 404

www.mysite.com/wp-admin/admin-ajax.php returns error 404 when logged out. www.mysite.com/wp-admin/admin-ajax.php loads a blank page with 0 when LOGGED IN. This is the proper behavior as per ...
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profile.php sometime returns webpage not available for subscriber. Why?

I have a problem with my WordPress site when I log in into site being a subscriber and want edit my profile sometimes it retuens Webpage not available, or sometime it works fine. I don't know why. ...
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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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Hooking into the Meta Boxes (Name/Web Address/Description) on the 'Add New Link' Page

Is there a way to modify/adjust the meta boxes (Name/Web Address/Description) on the 'Add New Link' page? I'm trying to add some jQuery functionality to them but am unsure how to 'hook' into them.
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Widget Areas Still Appearing in WP ADMIN When They Shouldn't

I had a bunch of "Widget Areas" registered for my theme. I removed a few and added a few. The ones which I removed, I deleted the code which is hooked on widgets_init for registering the sidebars. I ...
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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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When moving a WP site, why does wp-admin redirect to old site?

I am in the process of moving a WP site from one host to another. I copied the database and all the files, created a new database and imported the old one. I then changed the wp-config file. The home ...
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Downgrade admin account by mistake

I made a huge mistake changing my admin account role from 'administrator' to 'Basic User'. Don't know what to do. Any suggestions how should I proceed to retrieve my account role back again, please?
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How to access global $wp_meta_boxes variable on front-end?

Is there a way to take the global $wp_meta_boxes variable to be used in the front-end? Currently the $wp_meta_boxes is accessible on specific admin pages only. I've found a similar question about ...
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Require Login Redirect to Login Page

With the following function : function require_login() { if ( !is_user_logged_in() ) { auth_redirect(); } } Which action should be used? ...
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Super slow admin panel

My admin panel in wordpress is super slow. I disabled all the plugins, I changed the theme to "Twenty Eleven" and I updated Wordpress. Still, the admin panel is very slow. I have 2008 posts and 6 ...
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Remove 'Check Compatibility' from Plugins menu

Is there a way to remove the 'Check Compatibility' link that appears under plugins in the plugin menu? If so, how can I remove the link from a given set of plugins, and alternatively from all plugins ...
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remove_meta_box for all post types doesn't seem to work

To remove a metabox from all post types at once, using a foreach seems like the logical thing to do. However it doesn't always work and I don't understand why. For examlple viewing the "Post" post ...
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How to set admin login page as home page

How can I set the backend admin login page as the homepage of my wordpress application? When the user types in art.com, I really want to let me go to art.con/wp-admin. Is this done on worse press or ...
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Uncaught TypeError: undefined is not a function (shortcode-box)

I have a Wordpress theme that the author is no longer maintaining, and has stopped functioning properly with the update to Wordpress 3.x. Over the past few months, I have been working to resolve the ...
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Limit Words in Category / Term Description - Admin Panel

I'm working with a Taxonomy where the Terms have lengthy descriptions. It makes the Admin Panel look really ugly when WordPress tries to display these descriptions for 10 categories. I'm trying to ...
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Make a custom column sortable, by custom post count

I have the following code which at the moment displays all posts from post_type product in a column called Art in the users section of wp-admin. (slightly modified from ...
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White screen of death on admin and other dashboard pages

I have created a theme for the first time. but except the public area I cannot access admin by wp-admin. After changing he theme I saved redirected URL of admin which is this ...
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404 Admin Error

I am new to WordPress and was looking at settings in the admin. I believe I changed the directory of the site from example.com/wp/ to example.com. When I saved the changes I immediately saw a 404 ...
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How to add an admin notice upon post save/update

I have a post type the uses post_save to take the address from the post-meta and retrieve the lat/lng coordinates from the Google API. I need a way of notifying the user if there was an issue with ...
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Questions regarding add_meta_box()

Registered a custom post type (xyz) and after that added a meta box using this excellent Tuts+ tutorial, so then I can reduce the usage of 'Advanced Custom Fields' where I can (but I love ACF most). ...
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Using Foundation 5 in WordPress Administration Area

I am attempting to implement Zurb's Foundation 5 in a development to enable me to utilize its functionality to create better page UIs within the wp-admin. However, for some reason Foundation's JS is ...
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How to hook in and modify the new revisions UI (3.6+)?

Let's say I want to add some post_meta into the "new" revisions UI. I'm saving some meta on revisions only, and want to display it on this screen. Normally, I'd open up wp-admin/revisions.php look ...
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Making WP Admin Folder accessable JUST under a different link

I read all your post regarding renaming and moving the admin folder a few times but I still didn't find the real answers to my question! I got a page, lets say available under mysite.com ,the real ...
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How to load library scripts in admin from plugins in noConflict wrapper?

For my plugin I need to make a meta box for some custom fields in my CPT (xyz), and to organize the fields, I need to implement tabs. And I's taught to load jQuery/JavaScripts using ...
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Plugin: How to make links in admin page open up inside of the admin panel

In writing my plugin, I have added my menus and submenus to the admin page. The pages load and function as intended. What I am trying to do is create some links inside of these pages that will pass ...
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How can I create a plugin installation link?

Currently, my code is generating the wrong nonce, I guess. Here is the code: $action = 'install-plugin'; $plugin = 'akismet'; wp_nonce_url( add_query_arg( array( 'action' ...
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Taxonomy Terms - Orderby Custom Value

I have a custom value which is being stored as term_group but in the admin panel I would like to order them by that term group. I'm able to sorta do this through this function, but there's a problem: ...
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Hide admin login without plugin

I'd like to hide my admin login, since it was disabled some time ago because of attacks. (I do not remember what they were exactly, my site was down for another reasons long time) I know there are ...
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Remove header text option from the backend

I want to remove the header text option from WordPress backend, under the Appearance->Header page at the bottom. Is there any hook or filter to remove this option from the backend? Thanks!
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Extend Screen Options

I'm customizing the WP-admin and want to add a toggle button to switch between the customized admin and the default admin. I'd like to place that button in the Screen Options drop down tab. Is there ...
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How can I make my .htaccess file writeable by wp-admin?

My ISP changed the hosting for my Wordpress blog and everything stopped working. There was a DNS issue but they resolved that, but then every page apart from the home page returned a 404 error. When ...
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How to add php stylesheet to admin section instead of admin_head hook

how can we do the below code using separate file let say admin-style.php add_action('admin_head', 'custom_admin_style'); function custom_admin_style() { $bg_color = get_option('custom_color'); ...
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Replacing select2 in admin backend for all selects

I originally posted this question as a javascript question here, but think maybe it would be better asked here. I tried adding select2 to all wordpress admin screens. However, since many selects are ...
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Is it possible to change the images source that are shown in the admin side?

All of my images are in a CDN. On the website that's where the images are coming from but on the admin side it is pulling them from the server. Is there a filter or action I can use to change the ...
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Backend option to include a javascript file on specific pages?

I am working on a template that my coworkers will be using to populate content. On some of the pages there will be a slider or multiple sliders but on other pages there won't be any. Because of this, ...
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Change height of Add New Post input box

The textarea box on the Add New Post page is too high for my application. I'd like to change it to 260px high. However the style is embedded. What's the best way to change it, without altering the ...
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Wp-Admin extremely slow!

I noticed my wp-admin became extremely slow so I installed a plugin called debug bar extender to get some more info and found this: Any idea what on earth could be causing such a slow down? This ...
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Is it possible to load an admin page inside a thickbox?

I'm currently trying to load a custom made admin page inside a thickbox. It's for creating new users with loads of extra custom data and none of the stuff I don't care about. Administrators can ...
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Weird admin area

Everything works fine but it looks weird and I'm worried. See attached screen grab. Any ideas?
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Using query string on edit CPT page

I'm adding a query string on the edit CPT page so I can add different meta boxes depending on what type it is. We're doing profile types, and the choices are student, staff, alumni and external. The ...
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Wordpress site stopped working after simply opening header.php in the wp-admin editor

I opened header.php inside the wp-admin editor and suddenly the actual site is filled with diamond shaped question marks. Admin area still works. The weird thing is that I didn't even perform any ...