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Adding a Taxonomy Filter to Admin List for a Custom Post Type?

I have created a Custom Post Type called 'listing' and added a Custom Taxonomy called 'businesses'. I would like to add a dropdown list of Businesses to the admin list for the Listings. Here is what ...
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6answers
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Change the text on the Publish button

Is there a way to change the text of the publish button on a custom post type to say some different? For example, Save instead of Publish. And also remove the draft button?
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How can I add an image upload field directly to a custom write panel?

I've added a new page under "Pages" in the wordpress admin, and added several custom fields. I'd also like to be able to add an upload image field to the page editor - is there some way to do this via ...
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1answer
3k views

Export data as CSV in back end with proper HTTP headers

I wrote a plugin that displays all products in a woocommerce store in admin settings option, now I want to add a link to download the products as CSV file. The problem is, when I click the link I get ...
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10answers
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Can I rename the wp-admin folder?

Is it possible to rename the wp-admin folder? I know I could just rename it, but unless it's supported by the code lots of things would break. If I use a custom folder name, it will make it slightly ...
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2answers
4k views

Toggle admin metabox based upon chosen page template

I'd like to have a custom field interface show up only when a certain template is assigned to a particular WordPress page. Any ideas?
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6answers
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Changing the Order of Admin Menu Sections?

I am getting a bit frustrated over here after having spent a few hours trying to accomplish this fairly simple task without any luck. Essentially I have 5 custom post types which I created and all I ...
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8answers
23k views

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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3answers
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How to redirect/rewrite all /wp-login requests

Is there any simple way to have wordpress, php or apache rewrite all urls which involve /wp-admin to /admin? I have added this entry to my .htaccess file: RewriteRule ^admin /wp-login.php [L] ...
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6answers
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How to remove admin menu pages inserted by plugins?

I've got the following code, which cleans up a lot of stuff that is not going to be used within the admin area: add_action( 'admin_menu', 'my_remove_menu_pages' ); function my_remove_menu_pages() { ...
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2answers
4k views

do_shortcode() within Admin Page

I'm using a few plugins that have shortcodes ... however, instead of creating a public page for the content, I've created some new pages within the admin using add_menu_page and I need to know how to ...
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7answers
5k views

Disable dragging of meta boxes?

Anyone know how to disable this functionality so the meta boxes can't be repositioned?
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1answer
2k views

Filtering the Admin Comments List to Show Only Comments from the Current User?

In the Comments page (/wp-admin/edit-comments.php), every logged in user can see all the site comments. I'd like the users to see only his/her own comments and the comments that are left to his/...
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7answers
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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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7answers
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How do I enqueue styles/scripts on certain /wp-admin pages?

I have two simple functions that load stuff using wp_enqueue_style() and wp_enqueue_script(), something like these: function admin_custom_css() { wp_enqueue_style( 'stylesheet_name', 'stylesheet.css')...
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3answers
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How do i best handle custom plugin page actions?

I'm constantly running into the same annoyance, so i thought i'd see if there's any ideas or experience out there... I've created a plugin that uses it's own admin page. It has to. Now that i sorted ...
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1answer
827 views

Highlight custom widgets in the admin area?

I have created some custom widgets for my client to use, but I want to make them stand out amidst the fifteen or so standard widgets in the admin area. How can I do this? I have solved this problem ...
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6answers
2k views

Best way to present options for home page in admin?

I have a site with a custom home page, home.php. What's the right way to present the editable home page options in the admin tool? For example, there's a few custom text fields on the home page that ...
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1answer
709 views

Hide page visual editor if template is selected - redux

The answer given to a previous and identical question is unfortunately not working on my WP install. I'm using a version of the function recommended there. function nim_hide_editor() { $post_id =...
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1answer
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how to create my own edit.php admin page code or template for my custom post type

Most plugins try to hide the components of the edit.php screen on wp admin and replace it with meta boxes to create the needed layout and fields for the custom post type. But this means that there is ...
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2answers
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Increment Page Order As Pages Are Created

In the Admin Panel, is there a way to hook into the page creation and increment Page Order number of each page or to be equal to the number of pages. Right now the default is 0 and when I make a new ...
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1answer
556 views

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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1answer
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Filters 'request' and 'parse_query' not firing in sites.php nor link-manager.php

I'm trying to make sortable columns in Sites and Links listings admin pages. /wp-admin/network/sites.php and /wp-admin/link-manager.php The problem is the following filters are not firing up in ...
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5answers
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Plugin Development: Wordpress processes twice on post update. How to skip process on the first?

When you create a plugin and set up a process function, Wordpress will run the plugin process function twice upon clicking the update button. I believe the first process is for the versioning (...
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4answers
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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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7answers
10k views

Loading External Scripts in Admin but ONLY for a Specific Post Type?

So I continue to run into this issue and I just looking for the best and simplest solution to solve this problem. I have come to make use of custom post types in many different projects and have ...
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2answers
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How to check if a user is in a specific role?

I have a pretty specific requirement to show different text in a field label on the user profile page based on the current user's role. I can't seem to figure out how to check whether the current use ...
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6answers
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Is there ANY way to remove comments function and section totally?

I don't want any comment querys to run. I don't wont anything about comments to be shown in wordpress admin area. Is this possible in any way? EDIT: Remove all links to the comments from admin bar, ...
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2answers
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How to add a custom metabox to the Menu Management admin screen?

Although I am very thankful to the wordpress core team that they have finally integrated native menu management capabilities I get frustrated with some key elements which I would like to change. I ...
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4answers
6k views

What's the easiest way to stop WP from ever logging me out

After a certain amount of time WP logs out all users and forces them to log back in again. For development environments on my local machine this is obnoxious and absolutely unnecessary. Is there an ...
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8answers
16k views

How to restrict dashboard access to Admins only?

How would we restrict access to the WP admin area to all users except admins? The users on our site have their own profile pages which do all the functions they need. So admin should be off limits to ...
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6answers
11k views

Disable image attachment links

Is there a way to disable image attachment links trought a filter in functions.php or something ? I know it's possible to do it manually when you add an image to a post but I want to disable this ...
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1answer
2k views

Custom column for changing post status via ajax

I'm currently trying to implent a new custom column at the page manage screen that will let me change the status (published/pending) of the different pages via an easy toggle link. From what I've ...
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1answer
4k views

How to make ajax call in wordpress in right way?

I am trying to using jquery ui tabs with ajax calls to run a function. Here is the code i am using: function ajax_load_user_feed(){ if(isset($_GET['type'])) $type = $_GET['type']; if(isset($...
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4answers
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How to increase the file size limit for media uploads?

How can I change the Maximum upload file size? I would like to be able to upload 10Mb at a time.
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3answers
2k views

Use tag interface for hierarchical taxonomy?

Custom taxonomies are great. I registered a bunch of new taxonomies and wrote an importer to import our hierarchical taxonomy into WordPress a la XML. The problem is one taxonomy has about 1,100 terms ...
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2answers
5k views

Sort admin menu items

On a related note to "Changing the Order of Admin Menu Sections?", I'm looking for a way to alphabetically sort the entries in each sub-section of WordPress's admin area. Currently, whenever a new ...
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1answer
4k views

Remove “Time to upgrade” message from dashboard

So far I've been using the following code to remove the dashboard update message ("WordPress 3.5 is available! Please update now."): remove_action('wp_version_check', 'wp_version_check'); ...
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3answers
2k views

Removing fields from the Media Uploader/Gallery

I've been searching high and low for an answer. I simply want to remove the Alternate Text, Caption, Description and Link URL-fields from the uploader and gallery view. I seem that every thing else ...
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5answers
8k views

How to eliminate weird 404 errors in wp-admin?

I run a WordPress site with about 70 active plugins. Every so often, I'll get a random error page ("Not Found", though I haven't checked the headers to see if it's a 404) on a /wp-admin/ page that ...
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4answers
5k views

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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1answer
607 views

Enqueue Javascript Correctly for 3.5

I am trying to create tabs for admin settings page in wp, but I think I'm doing it wrong. The example below shows how I did it but I don't know how to change this to use it correctly with no conflict ...
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2answers
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wp_list_tables bulk actions

How to fire on bulk actions inside of an extended WP_List_Table. I have been adding the following bulk actions to may table's select box but on Apply won't really happens anything here are how I ...
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1answer
2k views

Hide a page in the admin end without a plugin?

I'm creating a series of pages with iFrames embedded in them, but it seems the only way to do this within Wordpress (i.e. using the templating system) is to create pages in the admin end and then ...
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1answer
16k views

adding custom stylesheet to wp-admin

im having troubles getting my custom stylesheet work on WP-ADMIN area. plugins_url('style.css', __FILE__) ); do i have to create folder in my plugins named css or do i just copy my .css to the wp-...
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2answers
2k views

How to make custom bulk actions work on the media/upload page?

I'm adapting a script I found online to add custom bulk actions to the screen with the list of posts. It has this line: add_action('load-edit.php', 'custom_bulk_action'); I'm trying to adapt it for ...
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2answers
2k views

Custom login redirects to wp-admin on wrong password

My custom login form redirects to the wp-admin login when an user doesn't manage to guesses his/her credentials right. How can I manage to redirect the user to the current form instead? And of course ...
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2answers
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How to obtain the user ID of the current profile being edited in WP-Admin?

Is there a way of obtaining the user ID of the profile being edited in wp-admin? I know it's in the URL if you are editing a user, EX: ./wp-admin/user-edit.php?user_id=427. Could always $_GET['...
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2answers
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How to activate “custom fields” section in WP3

This is probably a stupid question, but I am setting up a finnish Wordpress installation. The "custom fields" section in the "write post" section is gone; I gather it is hidden by default. That is a ...
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1answer
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Uploading Images in the Link Manager

In /wordpress/wp-admin/link-add.php there is the possibility to add an image to a link, but it belongs to the category "Advanced" and is really a little too advanced for an average user, which needs ...