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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 do I add a custom button to my “edit” list? ( edit.php?post_type= ) beside “Add New”

I have a custom post type for a plugin I'm creating and the label for the "add an item" type of button (at the top of the list page) needs a partner-button that says "import" and one that says ...
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In edit post show categories as select instead of checkboxes

In wp-admin edit post categories(taxonomies) are listed as checkboxes. People can select multiple categories. That is exactly what I don't want! I want the categories to be listed as an ...
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Open the “Add New Post” through keyboard shortcuts

I have an idea: Use the keyboard shortcut to open the "Add New Post". eg: Shift + O will be able to go directly to the "/wp-admin/post-new.php" page. Whether there is the possibility? Expect any ...
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Get previous post ID for wordpress blog in admin area

I use W3 total Cache for my wordpress blog. I want to automatically purge the cache of the previous post, when a new post is published (or when status of a scheduled post becomes published). Note: I ...
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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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How to change the wording in wp-admin back-end?

I don't want to edit core files in order to change the page where a user enters new posts, so is there a way to do it within a theme, perhaps within functions.php ..? Specifically, I'm trying to ...
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Sort All Posts by Category Name in the Admin Panel?

I'm working on a pretty complicated site where everything is managed by category type including automatic spinner image submission, etc.. Unfortunately, its doggone difficult to manage things when the ...
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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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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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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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Unwanted redirect in admin area

I have a strange behaviour on my backend. This is possible due to the way my WordPress is located. I installed it in a VirtualBox, using Ubuntu from the standard repository (i.e., apt-get install ...
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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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How do you create a custom edit.php / edit pages page

I need to create 3 custom edit.php pages which only display pages with a certain parent and the Post New button links to a new page with the corresponding parent. The closest answer I can is do not ...
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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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Search Posts or Users and Print results

Are there any plugins that would allow a user to search a custom post type and/or users and print results from the backend. For example, a user would go to /users.php search for users by role and ...
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How to hide media link to settings?

I want disable MEDIA LINK TO settings for authors. I tried following code, but authors are still able to change settings. add_action( 'print_media_templates', function(){ echo ...
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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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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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Organizing Code in your WordPress Theme's functions.php File?

The more customization I make to WordPress the more I start thinking about if I should be organizing this file or splitting it up. More specifically, if I have a bunch of custom functions which only ...
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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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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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Create a “Dummy” parent page for a hierarchy in page listing?

Is it possible to set up a "dummy" page - just a page title that appears in the page listing, and a page that is not editable and doesn't have a slug? This is more of a hypothetical question, as I ...
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wp-admin url doesn't allow to login and redirects to same page

I am using wordpress 3.6, the latest version. In this version when i access login page for admin url like www.example.com/wp-admin and i enter user name and password, wordpress redirects me to the ...
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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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Unable to locate WordPress Root directory

I'm trying to upgrade WordPress version of a blog and it fails. I input FTP info (host, user, pass and type) then I get the message: Unable to locate WordPress Root directory. Installation ...
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How to prevent access to wp-admin for certain user roles?

I did try using the plugin Front End Users but this clashes with something as it prevents access to some front end pages. So I need to manually just set it so that anyone who isn't one of two ...
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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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How to make post sticky in the admin page?

i work with restaurant plugin that use custom post type. the question is, if it possible to select some post and make him sticky (always be in the top) in the admin? i need this because when you add ...
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How can I use the admin part of a plugin outside of the admin area?

I know it depends on the plugin, but I'm probably gonna need to do this with a couple of plugins. What would be the general steps to take? The way I see it there are two options: Include WP files. ...
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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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How to put categoies in admin menu

Hi i want to put two categories of post in admin menu which are floorplan and community. So those categorizes directly can see in admin menu. if i am not wrong from function.php i may do it.
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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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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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Get admin menu contents on frontend?

I'd like to access the variables $menu and $submenu while not being in admin dashboard. For example I'd like to display their contents in wp_footer. It seems almost impossible to me, since action ...
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Redirect members to custom page upon logging in through WP admin

When a members logs in through WP admin, I would like to redirect them instantly to a custom URL. What will I need to change to make this possible? Respond with step-by-step details would be ideal.
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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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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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WordPress Multisite on IIS 8.5 - options.php not found on save changes

I've just installed a fresh WordPress on IIS 8.5 and configured it to work with sub-directories. On the primary site everything works fine, but... The problem occurs on the sub-sites that are created ...
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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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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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Create any admin page with tab menu on that

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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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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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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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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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 ...