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Questions tagged [admin-ui]

The admin UI (Administration/BackEnd User Interface) is what you know as "WordPress", when you're logged in. This tag summons all tasks, that alter/modify, add, remove things from the admin User Interface or interact with in any way.

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Can I associate a custom post type with another custom post type?

I'm hoping someone can steer me in the right direction. I have a custom post type called 'locations'. I have another custom post type called 'testimonials'. What I'd really like to do is be able to ...
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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 "export"...
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UI does not show correct Slug after modified using save_post action

When a WP user creates a new Post the default behavior is that the Title is used as the basis for the Slug which forms a major part of the URL/Permalink. I am changing this default behavior. My code (...
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How to save dismissable notice state in WP 4.2?

In WordPress 4.2 the is-dismissible class was introduced to allow notices to be dismissed. This code is working to add the notice. function prefix_deprecated_hook_admin_notice() { if ( ...
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custom post type: own database table structure and custom "new-post" interface

I was tried to search answer to my question, but I didn't find. What I need: Make own post type. It's simple with Custom Post Type UI plugin. Solved. To have own table in DB for post of new type. ...
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Gutenberg UI has changed

I'm building a new version of my site offline. I've exported/imported all my blog posts in and that seems to have worked. Only thing is, the layout of the Gutenberg editor looks horrible locally. Is ...
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How to align the top of an admin pointer to the target element?

I am trying to create admin pointers for a plugin. First, I'm enqueuing the right assets: wp_enqueue_script( 'jquery' ); wp_enqueue_style( 'wp-pointer' ); wp_enqueue_script( '...
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Add A Tag To A Post Through JavaScript In Gutenberg UI?

My creators have a large variety of tags (500+), and want a "tag grouping" button to click and add sets of related tags through the Gutenberg UI. I could easily add them through PHP hooks, ...
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Can we hide a certain user in WP?

Is it possible to hide a user in Users panel of WordPress without using any plugin. I had achieve this using plugins but I want to do it the old fashion way if its possible, like write a code in ...
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Sortable admin columns ordering from custom fields isn't combine com search and Dropdown filter

I am developing a plugin that basically consists of a CPT that lists certificates (multiple) for their respective Customers (User Role). I've done everything that should be done: - The "Certificates" ...
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Collection of fields in a single post

It's possible to create custom post types and custom fields but, is it possible to create custom field collections? That is, groups of different fields as an entity (a dropdown, two images and a ...
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How to add a panel/box/widget/are/screen to the right side of edit post/page confusion

I have been reading through the WP plugin docs to try and figure out how to display information on the right side of a post or page when an admin is creating or editing a post or page. I don't seem to ...
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How Can I Expand the WordPress Customize window without any Plugin?

The Issue With Customise: Wouldn't it be nice if WordPress made the Customise area shown in the below image resizable? As it is at the moment, it can be a little tricky working in a squashed sidebar....
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Custom default filtering in the user admin panel disables the other sortable columns

My setup I've got a question on the filtering on the user filter in the admin panel. I've added the code to display the "registration_date" filter, which is working fine. I found this website to ...
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Custom Post Type UI for custom tables

I am working on a plugin and I like to utilize the WordPress's native admin UI for post listing and post editing screen for my own data structure. Does anybody has an idea or guidelines please?
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why is the delete option missing from just one category?

A site I'm working on had one big category called News. I wanted to be a little more specific and create Industry News and Company News. Not a big deal at all, but when I go to delete News, I saw that ...
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Is there a way to remove the default css from TinyMCE?

I'm working on getting the editor to look more like the front end by adding extra CSS to the TinyMCE rich text editor. WordPress adds /wp-includes/js/tinymce/skins/lightgray/content.min.css and /wp-...
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WordPress Reading Settings

I find the default reading settings a bit confusing. The way it is shown looks like changes that can be performed all concern the front page / index page and no other page. Meaning when selecting to ...
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Is there a filter to edit html of user-edit.php

I am looking for a filter to edit html of user-edit.php just before it is echoed. To be more specific, I need to disable selecting multiple roles in Other Roles. But this filter would be very handy ...
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Utilizing WordPress' Admin UI for plugin settings: getting accordion style

As a plugin developer, it's important to make sure the Dashboard has the same look-and-feel as the rest of the native components of WordPress to provide a better User Experience. For my plugin, I ...
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Is there a way to change the Tag selector from text input to checkmarks?

I am using tags (in a disciplined way) as a hack to manage categories with multiple parents. It would be nice to be able to select tags using the checkmark UI, the same way categories are selected. ...
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Add on the fly tabs to plugin options

Hi I am building a plugin options page. What I'd really like to do is implement repeatable tabs (which I know is possible with the Settings API), but with a twist I haven't seen in any options panel ...
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Broken admin - clean install [duplicate]

I'm having issues with a clean local install of 4.3, my admin is broken and it seems a JS issue. Please check the attached screenshot. No plugins or themes are installed. Anybody is experiencing the ...
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Search box for hierarchical taxonomies in admin interface

When hierarchical taxonomies (like categories) have lots of terms it gets difficult selecting them in the admin interface. A UI solution would be a search-box (like non-hierarchical taxonomies / tags ...
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How to hook in and modify the new revisions UI (3.6+)?

Let's say I want to add some post_meta into the "new" revisions UI. I'm saving some meta on revisions only, and want to display it on this screen. Normally, I'd open up wp-admin/revisions.php look ...
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Prevent Selected Terms Rising to the Top

When you're editing a post and select a child category or term, and update, the selected terms appear at the top ( leading to potentially confusing situations where 'foo' 'foo' and 'foo' are selected ...
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Modify a Themes Appearance >> Header admin screen from a plugin

I have been attempting to build a plugin(my very first) that adds some functionality for use with the Custom Header admin screen. I would like to have my plugin add an anchor link to the Appearance >>...