Questions tagged [columns]

WordPress displays different information about posts, pages, users and other content in a vertical format in each of the above screens, called columns. Visibility of each column can be toggled in the Screen Options.

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Adding 'menu order' column to custom post type admin screen

I want to use the menu order attribute to control ordering for a custom post type that's going to be used for a specific purpose. It's easy enough to add this to the CPT via supports => array('...
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Adding custom columns to custom post types

I've done this previously but I've forgotten the name of the hook, and can't find it anywhere... What I'm trying to do is add some custom columns in the listing of a custom post type in the admin. ...
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Style custom columns in admin panels (especially to adjust column cell widths)

I am using Wordpress as a CMS for a project which makes extensive use of custom post types. I need to display columns in admin panels for each custom post type in a different way. I've already ...
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Custom columns for taxonomy list table

I have the following code to add a new column to my taxonomy edit screen (edit-tags.php?taxonomy=book_place&post_type=books) function add_book_place_columns($columns){ $columns['foo'] = 'Foo';...
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How do I set the default admin sort order for a custom post type to a custom column?

SOLUTION AVAILABLE HERE I've set up a custom post type called clientarea, and set up several custom columns for it in the admin area - the custom columns are all custom meta fields, as you can see ...
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Replacing the title in admin list table

Here is my situation: I am trying to filter the content of the title column in my custom post type edit table but I can't get it working. Here is what I have tried: add_filter('manage_edit-...
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Adding Category/Tag/Taxonomy Support to Images/Media

I've been trying to add category, tag, or custom taxonomy support to images (or all media, though I'm only concerned with Images). I've got it part-way figured out with: add_action('init', '...
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add_action 'manage_posts_custom_column' in a class [closed]

I think this may be more of a general php question but I am posting it here as it relates to a WP function. I am having some issues with an add_action on manage_posts_custom_column inside a class. ...
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Custom sortable columns ordered by meta-value?

I have no idea why my sortable function does not sort my "events" my a custom post-meta. I have a custom-post-type named wr_event… I have my custom columns set up and my post-meta is shown in the ...
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sortable custom column in media library

trying to make a custom column sortable in the media library. Found lots of examples for posts, and users but can't get them to work on the media library page. function wpse_hook_isv_columns() { ...
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Add “Last Edited by” column to custom post type list table

Currently I use the "Admin Columns Pro" plugin for Wordpress to modify some of the columns in the backend. The plugin contains functionality to display the post (or in my case, product) author as a ...
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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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Custom columns on edit-tags.php main page

I am trying to add custom columns to edit-tags.php for a custom taxonomy that I have created. This custom taxonomy is called equipment-types and it only applies to one custom post type called ...
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Modify column_author in WP_Comments_List_Table

Is it possible to modify the values in the author column in the edit-comments.php section of the backend? A hook? I want to change the mailto field for the commenter's email to include a subject and ...
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Add quick edit fields without custom colum

This question is a follow up on that answer I wrote. Let's say I want to add something to the quick edit box for the Posts post type list table. To do so, I have to add a custom column because of the ...
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How to add custom columns to Custom Post Type admin screen

I have another dumb question, but I can't get one thing :) I've found this very good article on creating custom post types: http://thinkvitamin.com/code/create-your-first-wordpress-custom-post-type/ ...
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Sortable admin columns, when data isn't coming from post_meta

I have a custom post type that uses a custom taxonomy. I'm imposing a limit of a single term to each post (using a custom meta box drop down on the edit post screen for the CPT). The term for the ...
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Hook to edit an column on comments screen?

At the moment I'm doing add_filter("manage_edit-comments_columns", function($columns) { unset($columns["author"]); $columns_one = array_slice($columns,0,1); $columns_two = ...
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Add new column to sites page

I'm trying to get info into my network sites page in a column. Below works great to grab the network site ID for each site. How can I make it display the option_value for the item (blog_expire) in ...
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manage posts custom column is not populating data from meta boxes

My custom post name is "employee". Here is the code for creating and populating admin columns. Columns have been created but it is not populating. Also, what is the meaning of the "10, 2" in action ...
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Custom admin column disappearing when using Quick Edit [duplicate]

I have added a featured image column to my posts in the WP admin. This all works fine except when using the Quick Edit feature. Upon update, the column disappears, or rather isn't returned by the ajax ...
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Split content into multiple columns using more tag?

First of, this is pretty much an exact duplicate of: Split columns into three+ divs? But the given solution does not work (returns blank). I'm guessing it collides with qTranslate which adds some ...
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wp_nav_menu, add class to every nth item?

is there a way to add a class to every nth item in a menu using wp_nav_menu? Trying to create columns but need to add a 'last' class to the 3rd item. cheers! Dc
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Column sorting with emtpy meta values

I am trying to sort my custom post type columns in the admin area. There's two ways I found to do this: At first this was my way to do it, however I got some strange behaviours. If a meta value is ...
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Remove the columns in media library

How can i disable/remove the columns for Media Library? I want for author and comments column. Thanks in advance.
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Hide username from users list

I've hidden the username column from users administration with the following code: function modify_user_columns($column) { $column = array( "cb" => "<input type=\"checkbox\" />", ...
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Custom admin columns for ALL custom post types

I have the following function which is working perfectly for my 'video' custom post type to display customized columns in the dashboard. I have decided the way my plugin will work is to have custom ...
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order of date column in custom post type

I have a custom post type and trying to set custom columns, the date column is there by default, and it appears right after the title. Do I have to unset the date first and then re-apply it, or is ...
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Gallery Settings Change available Columns

Is there a filter hook which changes the number of available columns in gallery settings screen. I'm talking about the : <label class="setting"> <span><?php _e('Columns'); ?><...
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How can I modify the content of default columns? [duplicate]

I have a code to add content to my custom columns, that looks like this add_action( 'manage_posts_custom_column', 'my_custom_columns', 10, 2 ); function my_custom_columns( $column, $post_id ) { ...
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initial sort order for a sortable custom column in admin

I have created a number of 'views' column in the admin area of my posts. There are several tutorials for this and I did in fact use a number of these to arrive at my end result. It works as expected ...
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Remove Post Page “View Post” Link

I have created a custom post type, but it just to list some data on a page and it doesn't have any single.php. How do i disable so on the post page when i click publish it doesn't show the "View Page"...
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How can I add columns to custom post tables

I have created a custom post type. I also have added a meta box to my custom post type. What I want to do now is add my meta box as columns to my custom post table. My Custom Post add_action( 'init'...
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Taxonomy Custom Column - 'manage_{TAXONOMY}_custom_column' filter only passing 2 arguments

I am trying to add a custom column to the tables shown on the Tags & Categories admin pages in Wordpress. I have created a function, and added it as a filter using add_filter( '...
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Extend the wp_users table

I'd like to to extend the wp_users table in my WordPress' database. Why? I want people to add more information about themselves when they sing up at my website. I know how to extend it, but I'm ...
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Pages with 2 Columns

I've had a look at many of the available plugins but they all seem to be too difficult to use or do not provide enough flexibility. Plugins I've already tried: WP Post Columns Magazine Columns WP ...
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How to remove Gravatar from Username column

How to remove the Gravatar image from Username column in the All User admin page?
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Custom Post Types: Custom columns with Title submenu?

When viewing non-custom Posts, you get the likes of this submenu: I'm not using a title - I'm using custom columns with two fields concatenated: Is there any quick and easy way of adding the submenu ...
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How I can split text in the_content() into 2 columns?

I need to split one paragraph of text into two columns in wordpress the_content(); I tried different tutorials, but they not work for me. Also I can't use shortcodes. Here how I need to make it done: ...
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Make custom column sortable

I have added custom column to a custom post type, and it works fine. I just want it to sore the names by title so tried this, function sortable_custom_columns( $columns ) { $columns['...
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Make custom post column sortable

I have a custom column listing a post_meta value for each post in the post list screen. I could only find information on how to make a custom post type sortable. How do I make this sortable? Thanks in ...
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Remove “Comment” column in all post-types

I just want to remove Comment's column in all post-types and in a single function My current function , Have to do each post-type like this : function remove_post_columns($columns) { unset($...
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how to display “Edit | Quick Edit | Trash | View” in custom WP_List_Table column?

I have removed "Post Title" in admin column, and created a custom column. Is there any way to the display "Edit | Quick Edit | Trash | View" link?
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How to show custom (checkbox) field value in admin post list?

I have a custom post type for products and a custom meta checkbox field for 'Sold'. How can I show the Sold status in a column on the Products edit list and make it sortable (so it would sort all the ...
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How to add a column to the Trash page?

I'm trying to add a column to the trash page for posts and pages but can't find a way to hook into that specific area. I've been able to use functions like manage_posts_columns and ...
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Adding menu_order to CPT admin page

I have a custom post type (cpt_roundtable), and am trying to add a column to the admin page showing the menu_order for each entry. This is in my functions.php file. function set_roundtable_columns($...
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First post full width, rest in two columns

Here is my loop <?php if ( have_posts() ) : ?> <?php /* Start the Loop */ ?> <?php $i = 0; while ( have_posts() ) : the_post(); ?> <?php if ($i++ == 0) : ?> ...
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Wordpress Custom Menu Widget Style

I am wondering if anyone knows the best method for splitting 1 custom menu widget (located in my sites footer) in to 2 columns. There are a total of 8 links, so I would like it to be split in to 2 ...
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Custom post admin filtering by post meta (the date)

I've created a custom post type for events that uses a custom field to retrieve the date for the event. It works ok and I'm able to filter the displayed results using meta_compare to compare the date ...
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Admin Column Text Positioning

I have added a custom field to my custom post type and I have got it to output on the admin overview screen. However the text appears to be out of alignment with the column heading and I can't figure ...