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

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wp-admin will not redirect to wp-login.php

For some reason my plugin is causing the /wp-admin/ to not redirect to wp-login.php as it should. I've narrowed it down to these two lines of code: foreach( glob($this->path['modules_dir'] . ...
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Add content in custom post type page after the title and before columns

I found here on WPSE that you can add content before post title in the post page, and in custom post type pages add_action( 'load-edit.php', function(){ $screen = get_current_screen(); ...
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wp-admin white page - failed to include “load.php”

I have set up a copy of my website as a staging site in a subdomain. The frontend works just fine. When I try to access /wp-admin I get a white page though and I don't get why. The Logfile throws ...
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Create a variable with string, array or multiple values

I'm running some functions that will allow a user to register their own custom templates to my custom theme from an external directory. They can see these page templates in the wp-admin and they ...
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Custom Theme Admin contact-form config page won't display

I'm stuck. I'm trying to add a contact form section in my theme admin. I have added: the functions function volcano_contact_section() { echo 'Activate and Deactivate Built-in Contact Form'; } ...
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adding the category to the admin column for a custom post type?

I have built a custom post type called article and the information given on the admin summary screen is sparse. I was able to add the featured image post thumbnail image using the ...
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Wordpress Child problem in admin

I created a child theme of Twenty Sixteen. It shows ok on the visitors' side, i.e. http://favrodsculpture.com. But in the admin, I can't upload images, can't log out etc... If I write a post, it does ...
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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 Remove WordPress Version From The Admin Footer

Is there anyway to remove version number from the right side of WordPress admin footer? I know this code will add some text before the version number, but it will not remove it: function ...
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Redesigning the add new post form

This is a learning exercise. I'm trying to redesign the form that is rendered when a user tries to add a new post via the administration panel. So far i've tried messing around in ...
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track logged in user link/clicks

I'm stumped here. I'm trying to track specific links on my site and report back time stamp of when a user clicked that link. These are for specific downloads and only registered users can access the ...
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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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Change page title in admin area

Is there someway to change the title in wp-admin? Been looking all over google but no one seem to mention it. I simply want to get rid of "— WordPress" and possibly change the "‹" into ...
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When attempting to update a self-hosted WordPress site, I'm seeing “ASN1 unknown message digest algorithm”

I've got several WordPress sites that I self-host on a Windows Server. When attempting to perform the upgrade process, via /wp-admin/update-core.php?action=do-core-upgrade I see the following error: ...
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Detecting all admins that are logged in

I'm trying to find all users that are logged in to WordPress. I can detect myself, but I want to be able to find the other admins. Here is my current code to find myself. if (user_can( ...
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Add tabbed menu to admin page

I am very new to WordPress and here I want to create one admin page with tabs as shown in image How can I create such page with these tabs?
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Changing Admin Menu Labels

I have spent the last day using the functions.php file to fully customize WordPress for my client sites. I am amazed at how much I have been able to accomplish and how much easier it will make things ...
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Add button in TinyMCE editor to insert text

I'm searching a way to add a custom button to the TinyMCE editor when clicked insert into the visual editor some text. For example: button called "Hi" when clicked insert into the editor "Hello I'm ...
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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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Redirect loop (only for multisite network admin)

I can log into http://localhost/wp/wp-admin/ fine, but logging into http://localhost/wp/wp-admin/network/ produces a network redirect loop (ERR_TOO_MANY_REDIRECTS). The site also loads just fine even ...
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Redirect from the dashboard to edit.php if wp_is_mobile() is true

Looking for a way to redirect the user from the dashboard straight to edit.php if wp_is_mobile() is true. This is what I've tried: function redirect_if_mobile() { $screen = ...
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Front-end Register Form

I'm looking for an easy way to place the user registration form on the front-end of a WordPress site. I've already used wp_login_form() to place the login form on the front end, but now I need to do ...
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Adding Content Areas to Custom Page Template

I am not sure how to ask this, which is why I have been having trouble finding anything via google searches. I am hoping someone here will understand what I am looking for and be able to direct me to ...
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How to use ajax in wordpress plugin to get data from coustom DB?

i have created php script that work great as stand alone. now i need to create this script as wordpress plugin. so i have created custom table in wordpress DB. then i tried to make the ajax call. in ...
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“Trash”, “Draft” and count not showing for custom post type in admin panel

I have searched the internet and have also found some questions here with similar problems, but mine seems to be different. I have created a custom post type, and neither can I see the "Draft" and ...
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How to filter users on admin users page by custom meta field?

The Problem WP appears to remove the value of my query variable before it gets used to filter the list of users. My Code This function adds a custom column to my Users table on /wp-admin/users.php: ...
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Create tabs in admin options page from custom post type loop

For a WordPress crm/password management plugin I am working on, I have created a custom post type called 'client'. I also have made a separate menu page for storing and showing the passwords of these ...
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WP Polls - Showing 'Create a Poll' in front end

I am using the WP-Polls plugin to add a polling system to my site. This pausing usually lets the user create a poll through the backend however I want to let the users create a poll from the front ...
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How to remove admin.php?page= from admin using .htaccess?

I've been looking for this everywhere, and can't find it - so I apologize if it is a duplicate question. I can't believe it hasn't been asked before... So please direct me if it has :) I'm looking ...
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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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Admin pages have no content

Not the usual white screen of whatever horror, my site is shown normally until you go to the admin dashboard. While the dashboard (or the admin menu if you will) is visible and responds accordingly, ...
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Can't update database after wordpress update from 3.8.1 to 4.4.1

I have just updated wordpress 3.8.1 to 4.4.1. Tried to update in various ways: Before updating I have deactivated all the plugins and switched to the default theme provided by wordpress i.e. ...
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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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Problem with admin columns

The title is showing but the content is empty.. I tried following few tutorials time after time but i guess i miss something.. How can i get it to echo 'test' on each col please? // ADD NEW COLUMN ...
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How to show postmeta in custom columns for the posts screen?

I've got a True/False value added to posts (Exclusive versus Curated) that was added via Advanced Custom Fields. How do I get that value to show up as a column on the Post list (/wp-admin/edit.php) to ...
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Get First Child Page ID or Permalink in WordPress Admin

I have a navigation set where the content doesn't exist on the parent page, but rather on a page called Overview which is the first child of the parent. eg: About is the first level page, but when ...
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How can I remove the “Visual Composer” menu entry in wp-admin [duplicate]

The title says it all: How can I remove the "Visual Composer" menu entry in wp-admin? I have installed the "Adminimize" plugin to hide some menu entries for backendusers depending on roles, but its ...
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Renaming “Expand Details” within “Add Media”

I was wondering if it was possible that the "Expand Details" option via "Add Media" can be renamed? I couldn't find a guide online so I thought I would ask here for guidance, (that's if it's ...
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How do I change the WordPress Address URL only and still login to wp-admin

The story so far: I added a distribution on Amazon CloudFront (randomString.cloudfront.net), then added a cname (cdn.mydomain.com) and finally created a cname record on the DNS server - pointing ...
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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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I installed Wordpress locally now how do I login?

I downloaded a WordPress website that I am modifying for a friend. He gave me access to cPanel, where I downloaded the SQL and changed it on XAMPP. Now when I open >localhost/wp it opens the ...
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Admin panel specific page only with admin_head for 4.1?

<?php /* Plugin Name: Header Problem Demo Plugin URI: http://wordpress.stackexchange.com/questions/215190 Description: Shows how old admin_head-{page} method no longer works Version: 1.0 Author: ...
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From 403 error to 500 internal server error

I'm trying to install wordpress on a shared hosting (1and1), it's been 3 days i'm struggling and i give up, i've installed wordpress many times on other servers with no problem, first time on (1and1) ...
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add_page_menu to make shortcut to widgets

I want to make a menu button that takes me to wp-admin/widgets.php. The above code seems to work only partially. add_action( 'admin_menu', 'register_widgets_menu_button' ); function ...
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Customize a WP_Posts_List_Table class

How can I customize output of tables of records in wp-admin/edit.php? What options are available for editing display_tablenav('top') and display_tablenav('bottom') before outputting in class ...
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wp_dequeue_script not working in my plugin

There is a theme my client is using. It enqueues many scripts in the admin area of WordPress. I'd like to dequeue these so that my plugin works properly. Commenting out this code wp_enqueue_script( ...
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wp-admin 302 redirects

I have a new install of WordPress on my Mac mini server. The site uses SSL and has a valid up to date certificate from StartCom. The site loads, but with no CSS or theme. Mainly, I can't get into ...
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Is it possible to reuse wp.media.editor Modal for dialogs other than media

To expand: I'd like to utilize the same Modal code/appearance ( as used in wp.media.Modal, wp.media.FocusManager ) to open a modal of my own custom dialog, not the Media Editor. In the past, I've ...
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Set “Display Name Publicly As..” to be usernames by default

My Wordpress iste currently displays users' identifying information by their FIRSTNAME + LASTNAME. The vast majority prefer to be known by their usernames. I've instructed how to change their ...
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Custom WordPress Dashboard for Specific user role

I want to customize dashboard or 1st page when user login into admin panel. This will be for Author/editor where he/she will only see some tabs/button of the pages and posts, by click them he/she can ...