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How is a widget supposed to reference what is added to custom submenu or addmenu fields?

Stepping into advanced plugin development I've been following along with the Plugin Handbook but I did not see it mentioned how you're to reference what has been added to the settings page. So for ...
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Is there documentation reference for forms in menu and setting pages?

Trying to stick to WordPress best practices and improving how I do plugin development I have searched through the codex and developer documentation to see if there is anything indicating what is ...
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How to add tags in Submenu page or Menu page

Is it possible to add tags(Like every post) in Submenu page or Menu page? Without creating custom post type. I have Menu page and a form in it and I want to add tags in menu page.
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Why add_menu_page adds admin.php and how to remove it?

I'm trying to add custom menu items for my Custom Post Type. I've added "show_in_menu" => false in my CPT definition so it will not show in admin menu. Then I've added to admin_menu action: ...
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Adding submenu to custom plugin menu page created with add_menu_page() function

I have created a custom menu page using add_menu_page() function. Everything in that page appears as it should in the screen. What I am trying to achieve is adding another submenu under the under the ...
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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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Admin Dashboard with Custom Tab for Client

I am trying to create a basic Tour Date widget. When the user clicks on the Tour Date Tab from the admin dashboard I want them to be presented with five fields. Date Venue City, State or Country ...
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How to add a menu page for options in wordpress for user that has the role of vendor?

I want to add new options page ONLY for those users whose role is vendor. How can I do that? This is my current code. add_action('admin_menu', 'business_settings_menu'); function ...
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Pagination in plugin's backend

I am displaying a list of posts in the plugin backend but I can't seem to get the pagination to work. I used the standard approach of getting the "paged" variable and then passing it to get_posts()'s ...
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Adding an admin page - OOP approach not working

I have a parent class, which contains the following: use app\My_Dashboard; class My_Class { public function __construct() { add_action('admin_menu', array($this, 'setup_dashboard_page'));...
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Add Admin menus or submenus depending on conditions

I have two plugins in two different files that add a submenu (the plugin title) to the admin panel like this: Plugin 1: function myplugin1_setup_submenu(){ add_submenu_page("mybrand", "My ...
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Dynamic admin submenu

I'm creating a plugin for WordPress with dynamic sub-menu's fetched from the server. Putting the dynamic loading of sub-menu's into the menu_setup() hook function would slow down other WordPress ...
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Is it possible to have dynamic post id # in add_menu_page()?

I use the add_menu_page function in my custom theme builds but when I export my local copy of the site and import it in the production site some of post id numbers change and I have to update this ...
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Cloning admin pages like users.php

In my project I want to make a new menu position which will be actually a copy of 'Users' page but with some additional filters/modifications. For example as a result I need to have another menu ...
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What is the use of $page_title and how to use it?

I'm developing a WordPress plugin and added add_menu_page() but not sure what is the use of first parameter $page_title. If this is to use to display page title on the plugin page then how can I do ...
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Add custom page link with anchor

In my admin section I would like to add in Appearance > Menus > some custom pages to add to my menu. I have two different menu one for the home page and one for the others pages. In my home page menu ...
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Add a page in admin without adding menu item

In my plugin I have registered a menu_page; now I need another page. How can I add another page to my plugin without adding another menu item? Is it possible to call it by href?
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Plugin page and capabilities

i´am developing my own WP plugin with custom functions and i would like to show the new submenu in the standard admin panel for everyone, who logs in. My code: $capa = 'administrator' or 'author' or '...
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Theme Options page not showing up in admin menu

I'm currently developing a WordPress theme and would like it to have a preferences pane in order to specify the user's Google Analytics tracking code for example. Following the instructions I got on ...
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add_menu_page with no link

I wanted to create an admin menu in WordPress that does not go to a page when you click it. The Menu would be as follows. Members <-- Top Level View Members Add Members "Members", the top level ...
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Is there any way to add absolute path for add_menu_page function?

I am creating a plugin for add menu option to WordPress admin and using below function for that: <?php add_menu_page( $page_title, $menu_title, $capability, $menu_slug, $function, $icon_url, $...
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Show Custom Taxonomy Inside Custom Menu

I have a custom menu using add_menu_page: add_menu_page('My menu' , 'Some text', 'read', 'nwcm'); Under it, I show a custom post type menu item; // Create the news custom post type ...
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Add_menu_page() error message -> "You do not have sufficient permissions to access this page"

I'm currently building a website for a friend and have assigned him the user role of editor. I don't want to give him an administrator role in case he breaks the layout. Anyway, I am using '...
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Highlighting admin submenu pages

Here is my plugin's current menu/submenu structure: add_menu_page('Sunshine', 'Sunshine', 'sunshine_manage_options', 'sunshine_admin', 'sunshine_dashboard_display', plugins_url( 'assets/images/...
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add_menu_page does not seem to work in a class

Here is some of my code: class proposal { function __construct() { add_menu_page('Topic Proposal', 'Topic Proposal', 'read', 'topic_proposal', array(&$this, 'writer_page'), 'dashicons-...
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add_submenu_page not working

I have a built a plugin which creates a custom menu like this: add_menu_page( 'Wholesale Pricing', 'Wholesale', 'manage_options', 'woo-wholesale', 'woo_wholesale_page_call'); I am now trying to ...
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add_menu_page include a php page from theme directory

I have added some custom tables to a wordpress and trying to add wp-admin section to manage them. By using following code I have successfully added a menu item in wp-admin but I'm unable to call the ...
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Add menu item to edit specific page

I have pages setup and want a top level menu item to direct to editing a specific page. I'm reading through add_menu_page and it doesn't list how to get to specific pages or posts edit page. ie post....
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How can I highlight a top level dashboard menu item created for a custom taxonomy?

I've used add_menu_page() to create a top-level dashboard menu item for a custom taxonomy. This is due to some specific needs with respect to this plugin. The menu item works fine, but when you ...
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Issue on Setting $icon_url Parameter on WP add_menu_page()

I am trying to create a custom Menu by using the WordPress add_menu_page() function. I think I understand the whole function parameters as Codex point it out as: <?php add_menu_page( $...
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Admin Menus - Name Menu different from first Submenu [duplicate]

I am creating a submenu with the following code: add_action( 'admin_menu', 'jp_create_admin_pages' ); function jp_create_admin_pages() { add_menu_page( 'Members', 'Members', ...
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Generate Advanced Custom Fields box in custom admin menu page

I have created an custom admin menu page called FCC Youtube with add_menu_page function which has some custom fields I manually generated via HTML and PHP: code ( just the part how I created this ...
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Pass custom css class to add_menu_page

My theme currently uses add_menu_page() in order to display the theme options sections on the left hand admin menu. I would like to be able to attach a parent css class to the main menu item in order ...
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add_menu_page() with variable function

How can I use add_menu_page() functions some variable function ? add_menu_page('My page','My page','manage_options','my_page', 'func' ); $func = function() { echo "Done !"; }; I know I can ...
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Enqueueing Scripts on a Custom Top-level Menu Page

I've created a menu page using the following function: add_menu_page( 'Nonpareil options', 'Nonpareil options', 'administrator', 'nonpareil_theme_options', 'nonpareil_theme_display' ); ...
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How to use a WordPress' existing admin icon?

I use the add_menu_page function to add an new admin menu: add_menu_page( 'Custom_menu', 'Custom_menu', 'edit_posts', 'custom_slug', '', 'wordpress_existing_icon', 5 ); ...
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how to open page, defined in plugin, from dashboad widget

I have a plugin that adds a number of admin pages, and drives two page templates for the public facing documents. It also loads one dashboard widget for "subscribers". In this widget is a list of ...
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add_menu_page() with different name for first submenu item

The add_menu_page documentation says to pass the menu title as the second parameter: add_menu_page('Page Title', 'Menu Title', ...); When adding more pages later via add_submenu_page, the main page ...
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How to add admin bar only page?

I successfully managed to create admin bar item using this: add_action('admin_bar_menu', 'toolbar_link_to_mypage', 999); function toolbar_link_to_mypage($wp_admin_bar){ global $wp_admin_bar; ...
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How to add custom menu item on plugin activation?

When my plugin is activated, I would like to add a new menu item. Here is my code: class My_Plugin { function __construct() { register_activation_hook(__FILE__, array($this, 'install')); } ...
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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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How to point "add_menu_page" to HTML file rather than PHP function

I added a new menu item for my plugin like this: add_menu_page( 'Control Panel', 'My Plugin', 'manage_options', 'control-panel', array($this, 'control_panel_page'), plugins_url('/images/...
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Associating custom submenu item with post type of top level menu item

I'm working on a plugin that sets admin menu submenu pages on all different post types. I need to be able to associate these new submenu pages with the corresponding post type of the top level menu ...
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How can I add/update post meta in a admin menu page?

I wanted to create a plugin to batch manage posts' custom field data. I know I can add post meta by add a meta box in post edit screen and use add_action('save_post','function_to_update_meta') to ...
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Add highlighting to new Admin Dashboard Menu Item

I have implemented a Custom menu item in my wordpress dashboard using the following command in the functions.php function create_menu() { $settings_page = add_menu_page('Edit_Post_69', '...
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Determine Registered Admin Menus

Is it possible to obtain a list of which Top Level Admin Menus have been registered via some plugin? I'm talking about menus registered with: add_menu_page();
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How to remove duplicate link from add_menu_page

In the theme admin menu below, the "MyTheme Menu Label" is being duplicated twice on the sidebar menu, once for the main menu link and again for the first submenu link. How can I remove the 2nd ...
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Add submenus to Theme options menu

My theme currently has a single menu on the left hand sidebar of WP admin. I want to include submenus on that menu. How can I add, for example, a single submenu item to the "Theme Options" menu ...
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add_menu_page permissions - what am I doing wrong?

I am running a fresh install of Wordpress 3.3.2 and the only plugin enabled is one I'm developing, but I can't seem to get past a permissions issue in add_menu_page. With the exception of using ...
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How to add a sub menu with AJAX?

What i want to do is fire up the add_submenu_page() function from within ajax on my plugin options page. When i click an "Add League" link, i want to display an ajax input[text] that will save into ...
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