Questions tagged [admin-menu]

Usually, plugin and theme authors need to provide access to a settings (options) screen so users can customize how the plugin or theme is used. The best way to present the user with such a screen is to create an administration menu item that allows the user to access that settings screen from all the Administration Screens.

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How to allow “Add New” capability of CPT when links to its UI are placed as a submenu?

(Edit: going for the "Student" badge, and wondering if anyone out there could up vote this question?) I answered a question about capabilities, but now I'm in need of help on the subject. And after ...
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How do I code access to the built-in UI of a CPT when it's placed as submenu of another CPT that is protected by role?

I am toying around with WordPress capabilities, and having some difficulty understanding where I am going wrong. Right now, I have an admin menu that appears for all administrators with STUDENTS as a ...
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show badge with count for pending items in custom post type

This code I have is working but I am not sure if it is the right way to do this. Basically when a user adds a record to a custom post type it goes straight to pending and needs an admin to publish it. ...
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Getting post attchment URL to populate a CPT Admin Page Column

Just trying to work out how to get the url of a file attached to a Post and displaying that in the admin page for that CPT. The file is attached to the post via an ACF file upload field called '...
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Redirect from wp-admin back to page

I want when i click on menu button Return to Home i made on wp-admin menu to redirect back to page: My Extra Code: [ 'parentSlug' => 'doesnt-matter', '...
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remove duplicate name submenu link from the custom post type

I was wondering what would be the proper way to remove submenu with duplicate name in custom post type in the admin. I tried to use remove_submenu_page() however since its a duplicate it is showing ...
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grant multiple roles access to specific admin menu item

I am writing a plugin that offers an admin menu item which only a specific, custom user role ("customrole" in the example) can access. I have implemented this as follows, and it works: function ...
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Add custom admin menu item for pages using a certain template

I am looking to add a new, custom menu item to the WordPress admin sidebar that displays pages that use a certain template. For example: a group of pages uses the template called "Retailer Sendout" (...
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Custom WP_List_Table displays blank rows

I am trying to make a custom WP_List_Table extension to display a custom post type. Here is what the table and the DOM look like. You can see that it is rendering the table rows empty, and no header. ...
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load-{$page hook} and returned parameter

I am using this code to enqueue scripts and styles to wordpress plugin. This works well, but I am wondering is there some parameter available in my_admin_enqueue_scripts function? Because I would like ...
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add_submenu_page returns null

After creating a parent admin menu item, which works fine, I fail to add a submenu page. Trying to var_dump the return value of add_submenu_page() I get 'null'. My functions are: /** * ...
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My Sites link in multisite is incorrect

Within the network admin, the My Sites link, is not linking to the main parent site. Instead, it links to a child site blog. How can I change this link? Is there a way to rebuild WP menu? I haven't a ...
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hide page menu from admin panel for specific users

I want to hide page menu from the admin panel for a specific user type. I tried it with the below codes in functions.php function hide_menu_items() { global $menu; global $current_user; ...
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Dashboard menu missing

I've lost the wp_users and wp_usermeta tables in a wordpress installation. I've recreated them and insert a new admin user. In particular, in wpAA_users (I use the prefix wpAA_), I have now a user ...
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What's the correct way of moving a menu page to a submenu

In one of my client sites, the default comment feature is not needed globally. Instead I'm using it only under a certain CPT (eg. Complaints). With the following code, I moved the parent menu item: "...
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Using menu_position to add two entries between Dashboard and Posts

We're looking to add two new (custom post type) entries between Dashboard and Posts. In this project, for the end user, two items are going to be by far the most used items in his dashboard. So we ...
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Highlight active Admin Menu when added though add_menu_page

I added a direct link to a page in the admin menu with the add_menu_page function. Once I click on the link, the About page edit screen opens, great. The problem though, i want the About menu item i ...
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How to design WooCommerce-like admin tabs for plugin settings page?

I'm working on a WooCommerce addon/plugin and created a custom admin sub page under WooCommerce menu in dashboard. Now I am looking to add tabs and sub navigation as per the Settings page under ...
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Bootstrap doesn't work on admin menu page-How to override wp-admin style?

I am building a plugin and i use bootstrap to style it but i notice some components styles don't work properly.Someone suggested in a blog post to use wp_deregister_style('wp-admin'); which did fix ...
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How to sorted Parent Page in WP-admin

I have a question. I want to sort pages by title in Page attributes - Parent page in post in WP-admin ?? Any ideas on how to do this?
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Linked pages not working with wordpress

I used this code to create a menu page which loads mypluginpage.php and it works fine with my plugins. I can access it from something like http://mysite/wp-admin/admin.php?page=myplugin <?php // ...
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How to move “Collapse Menu” to top of admin bar?

As stated in the title, I try to perpetually move the "Collapse Menu" button which is normally the very last entry in the admin sidebar (backend) to the top. I googled but can't find any working ...
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enqueuing React script and hooking its target div fails to load script

I am getting a silent failure on the below code as I try to enqueue a static React.js script and hook its injecting div into the admin_footer. I see the page and my test echo plus the url of the ...
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How to display options page under custom menu?

SOLVED: I managed it to solve by using add_sub_menu I have this code to create an options page. But this shows under the setting( code is from WordPress documentation. I want to display it under my ...
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Remove All in One Pack from the admin bar

Hello I want to remove All in One Pack from the admin bar. I can remove anything else but it. I have already removed other things like update from the admin bar using this method Get the menu's id ...
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Hide admin menu items if it is empty

I have a plugin ( adds a new menu to the admin top bar ) and it works.. There is an option page where the user inputs the menu title into that field (shows as menu item) - then adds the url address in ...
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How to Add a Link to the Drop-Down User Menu in the Admin Bar?

I need to add a link to the drop-down user menu in the admin bar. Is there a hook or function for this?
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Admin account only shows Profile and Dashboard with no activity

I received login credentials from the person that maintains my company's website. When I login, there is virtually no information on it. I can only access the dashboard which has no activity on it. ...
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Disable new Site Health screen safely?

With WP 5.2 now shipping with the "Site Health" page, I'd like to be able to disable this feature -- it shows way too much about the server info. To remove it from the menu I'm using: function ...
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How do I change the tagline input to textarea?

I have had looked around for a while without success. I would like to make the default tagline editor in the Wordpress admin area being rendered as <textarea></textarea> instead of <...
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Restrict user to edit only edit a certain menu

I'm using a plugin (User Role Editor) to take care of the user roles. This works fine, except that you can't give a user acces to only a certain menu. I have two menu's in my website. One 'main' menu ...
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How to add Font Awesome 5 icons in WP Admin dashboard menu?

If you are currently using or looking to start using Font Awesome in your theme to get icons for your dashboard menu, but the icons you are wanting to use are in Font Awesome 5 and the version 4 ...
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is it recommended to use WP_List_Table?

At moment i am developing a Wordpress-Plugin where I have to print a custom table in the admin-menu. After a short research I found the solution with WP_List_Table. But on the Class Reference from ...
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Custom access given to Admin dashboard

In my site I like to give admin dashboard access to Staff members,But in some custom ares should be denied.For example Like blue color area can be access but red color area should be denied. How can ...
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Develop Admin Panel Page

How to develop a Admin Panel Page in WordPress DashBoard like All Posts page ?
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wrapping 'rest_api_init' in 'is_admin()' function

i'm create custom admin page via add_menu_page, let's imagine that my custom page has url wp-admin/admin.php?page=settings_page then i'm checki is_admin() function via var_dump on my ...
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How to add_menu_page include a php file page from theme directory

We can add some file in theme folder but it showing in the admin panel. We can't getting the theme folder file from add_menu_page('Test', 'test', 'manage_options', 'test', 'test.php', null, 6);
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Unexpected token admin.php

when submit a form , it's seems that nothing happen and all i have to troubleshoot are these errors in the console log: Uncaught SyntaxError: Unexpected token < admin.php?page=wprm_importing:...
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How to add admin.php to WP Admin Menu Link

I am trying to add a menu link in wordpress admin navigation bar. I am expecting a link like /wp-admin/admin.php?page=function_name The code I am using is add_submenu_page( 'nxssnap',__( 'Calendar ...
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How to access $menu variable in custom .PHP file that loads wp-load.php?

I have a file custom.php inside the WP root folder. My goal is to access the GLOBAL $menu variable that stores the admin menu items. In order to do that, I try loading the WordPress environment. <?...
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Plugin sub-menu pages recommended structure and links

Sorry if this has been asked before; I have been looking for a while, but couldn't find anything directly applicable. I am building my first plugin and I am trying to follow the WP best practices. My ...
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Move custom post menu to under plugin admin menu

I have a custom plugin with a set of menus. I also have working a custom post type, but I am not sure how to push the custom post under the plugin's admin menu item. The code for the custom post, ...
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Custom Icon assigned to menu items not working for multi-site networks

I have assign different custom font icon to each menu item using the_title action hook and is working for single site but not working for multi-site networks. Is there any solution for this issue? How ...
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Add a menu item to admin dashboard which isn't a link? [duplicate]

I am trying to add a menu item which is supposed to be a separator which has a height set and divides items in the menu. I haven't managed to create a menu item which isn't a link. add_action( '...
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Wordpress menu not loading in the admin side appearence-> menu tab

Uncaught ReferenceError: columns is not defined load-scripts.php?c=0&load[]=jquery-core,jquery-migrate,utils,jquery-ui-core,jquery-ui-widget,jquery-ui-mouse,jquery-ui-sortable,jquery-ui-draggable,...
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How to create editable menu with parent and child in wordpress?

I have created a admin menu in wordpress, and it is a main menu, I do have one parent page and also associated with that there are some child pages. I want to get the images of that child pages needs ...
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How to display Custom Taxonomy under Custom Admin Menu?

I have problem to display custom taxonomy under custom admin menu. Custom post types are displayed properly, but the taxonomy doesn't appear. I added to custom post types: 'show_in_menu' => 'my-menu' ...
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How to allow suscriber to access specific pages in dashboard?

I want to create some pages in admin dashboard which are also shown to subscribers. Normally subscriber can see dashboard page and profile only. I want to create a page called Orders and show to ...
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Admin menu hilighting wrong item for CPT

I have two admin submenu items for my custom post type, but only the first one, "General Settings", hilights when either submenu page is being viewed. add_submenu_page( 'edit.php?...
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require/include php file in add_menu()

I'm creating a custom WP Admin Bar menu item with custom HTML inside the dropdowns. Referring to this: https://codex.wordpress.org/Class_Reference/WP_Admin_Bar/add_menu the HTML i want to use is ...

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