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How was this menu system created?

Can anyone give me a clue how this menu system was created? https://40thdems.org/ This is a WordPress site using the Divi theme. Thanks in advance for any pointers!
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How to change the WordPress Plugin Watson Assistant Chatbot BOX Size?

How to change the Wordpress Plugin Watson Assistant Chatbot BOX Size? The CSS code below changes the height from below to top but not from top to below. I want to decrease the chatbot BOX size from ...
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Extend Elementor Archive Posts widget with a custom skin in order to show multiple badges

I modified my posts widget in Elementor with a custom skin in order to show multiple badges with following code: /* MULTIPLE BADGES ON POST */ /* --- */ add_action( 'elementor/widget/posts/skins_init',...
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When is the wp-settings-[time] cookie generated?

I created a custom plugin for login and registration forms. When I log in for a new user, 4 cookies are set : PHPSESSID, wordpress_test_cookie, wordpress_logged_in_, and 2 wordpress_sec_ . But I don't ...
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Create custom dashboard for Multisite admins

Earlier in this thread I asked a question on how to create a multi level admin roles for multisite management. Create multi level admin role After creating the roles and having their personal ...
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How can I create a simple interface for my WP plugin?

I've made a simple plugin to style the WP default backend. <?php /* Plugin Name: Admin CSS Description: Custom Admin style. Made by LOOT Author: LOOT Version: 1.2 Author URI: http://weareloot.com ...
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How to write files in hosting in admin dashboard?

I see that some plugins like Wordfence can write on core folders like wp-includes or wp-admin (if write permission is enable). In case everything is permitted, is there a way to interact with the ...
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Don't expand "Most Used" accordion item when adding new block

In the block editor, when clicking to add a new block, the popup shows an accordion with the first item expanded ("Most Used"). How can I change it so that all the items are initially collapsed?
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How to get the ToggleControl Gutenberg component working for a PHP Block

I got everything working based on this: https://gist.github.com/pento/cf38fd73ce0f13fcf0f0ae7d6c4b685d its just that the toggle does not get the visual representation of being toggled on. Any ...
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How do I hide the UI for specific Gutenberg Blocks?

I have found a article about this filter but I am supposed to pass a array of allowed blocks to it. This is what I got so far that ddd is my debugging function from Kint Debugger it reveals that the $...
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Very large list of options for BuddyPress profile fields

I’m making a site with BuddyPress xprofile fields which can have up to 40000 options. I already loaded the options into the db via csv file. Now the site loads very slowly and is basically unusable. ...
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main menu hide woo commerce single products tittle

sorry maybe its off topic but i couldn't find any answer in oceanwp and woocommerse forums i use oceanwp them and elementor for design and my problem is main menu hide single products tittle ...
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Uploading website to live causing problems to plug-in and layout

Good day! I am still learning on how to use wordpress. I have created my website in localhost then wanted to update my live site using my newly created website from localhost. I noticed that when I ...
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myStickymenu hide on scroll up to certain Y values

I am trying to implement this feature in plugin myStickymenu, so that the specific pane displays at scrolling down 500px (which works) and then hides again when scrolling back up to 1000px. I ...
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4.9.8 fr Weird behaviour, no media, many buttons unresponsive,

Since a few days, I have incredible problems with a one WP blog. Long story short, a few examples: the media shows an empty page, but I can upload files, albeit with a strange interface, like old-...
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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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Is there no admin ui guide for 4.x?

I'm starting a plugin project, and I want to keep the admin pages consistent with the rest of the admin in regard to styles and elements. However, I can't seem to find any resource that lists default ...
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How to create admin tabs [closed]

What I am trying to achieve is the following tab setup as in the "CoursePress" plugin for WordPress. My idea is to have different tabs for a custom post type, where the main setup tab also has the ...
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semantic ui dropdown for custom metabox

I'd like use Semantic UI Dropdown (https://semantic-ui.com/modules/dropdown.html) in my custom metabox for the plugin I making. I added the codes like that: // Styles wp_enqueue_style( 'semantic-ui', ...
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twenty seventeen theme: comments UI not visible

I'm new to WP, so I may be missing something. But I've tried everything and cannot figure out how to display the comments UI on posts. When I switch to different themes, the problem is resolved and I ...
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How do I insert the smaller variant of an image?

I noticed that when I upload an image in my media library, WordPress seems to automatically generate smaller versions of the image: However, I don't know how to access these smaller versions when I ...
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In admin edit-menu screen, newly added menu items always go to the bottom of the list

In admin edit-menu screen, newly added menu items always go to the bottom of the list. the only way to move it to the top is to drag/drop the item. I am a developer building a custom mega menu and the ...
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Performance optimization of tree like structure

I have a category page as below: and when a category is clicked, using the following code $sql_categories = $wpdb->prepare ("SELECT * FROM ".$wpdb->prefix."wtd_art_categories WHERE Parent = %...
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Change menu order of core post-type in UI?

I'd like to move Posts from it's position (5) in the Dashboard Menu. I tried to re-register it with only the menu order, but it no longer displays at all. function reorder_core_post_types() { ...
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How to add UI buttons in customizer like twentyseventeen

So its been days since i've been looking into this and still found zero clue as to how to do it in my own custom theme. I've also had a look at this, but nothing. I had a look at the customizer of ...
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Different UI in Wordpress

I want to know if it's possible in WordPress to have two types of UI. In Uber, we have the driver UI and the client UI. I want to know if a plugin exists or a theme. As the role may be the UI change.
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How to change number of items on add new pluggins page from backend?

When adding new plugins, the list is too short, and I have to click on next, next , next... Is there a way to change the number of items to be displayed to something like 100 or 500?
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How can I add a fifth option to the alignment picker?

I'd like to have the following options in the image alignment picker: Left Right Center Full None Obviously four of those are there by default, but the "full" one doesn't currently exist. The idea ...
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hide certain template files in apearance editor

Is there a way to hide certain template files from Appearance > Editor? Only want files that should be editable to display in the listing in the right hand column. This is in order to reduce clutter, ...
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Handling dozens of sidebars

We have the job to realize a page with custom sidebars. Sidebars can be created on the fly on post an page edit screens, to add a custom sidebar on each page. The client wants to use this to add ...
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What's the best way to render Visual Composer in posts, not pages?

I have a page with layout and ui content I'd love to use in my posts. Is that possible without running through all the shortcodes with do_shortcode?
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Call javascript function when category was added via ajax

I've created a plugin to handle featured images for categories (well, for custom taxonomy actually, but it doesn't matter). Everything is working fine, except the featured image is not cleared after ...
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Why does <li class="default-menu"> appear? I'm trying to remove a generic link called navigation on my main menu

I really didn't know where else to turn to. It really seems like major overkill to have to manually set class=default-menu to display:none and twice as much ditto to build a filter on functions.php ...
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How to remove UI access to Custom Post Type using direct links?

My goal: A custom post type with a complete custom editor page and post list table. I have set show_ui to false. It removed the UI section. But if some admin puts direct link (wp-admin/edit.php?...
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WP_Widget deprecated error in Wordpress V4.3

This error only happened this morning as I updated my wordpress site to version 4.3. Two other sites on the same hosting ( and all using CPanel as an admin portal for the hosting) are not having any ...
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"Tree view" for wp_dropdown_categories() markup

I'm using wp_dropdown_categories() to generate a select box of hierarchical categories. By default, the select box is just a huge list of indented categories: This works fine until the number of ...
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How to add swipe action to wordpress pages

I have a news website. I have the main front-page and also a couple of "sub" front pages (sport, social). The other sections works through category.php. I like to add a touch gesture functionality, ...
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Customizing Users in Admin Area

I know how to customize the users in the admin area of WordPress. I have done it many times. However, I would like to customize the user a bit differently as explained below. I would like to add a ...
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Reorder "menu order" of attachments to another predefined order

I want to show photos attached to a post in a gallery using the built-in system with a custom order. Currently with the [gallery] shortcode it is posible to order it by name, by upload date, by ID, ...
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Using standard backend elements in Plugin

I'm currently writing a plugin for a company. I created a custom backend page where the admin can change settings used by the plugin. Currently it looks very messy because there is just too much ...
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How to make the home screen of my blog not show full posts?

I recently set up my blog and on the home screen, the full blog posts are shown. Is there a way to cut off the blog posts at some point in the text? As it is now, my home screen is extremely long with ...
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$content_width for responsive UI

In our "mobile first" age a theme without responsive UI is treated like from stone age. It means that a theme could have different content width for different devices. But one of requirements for ...
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User interfaces living in the Admin "back end" area

We're currently toying with the idea of building a user interface that lives in the Admin area ("back-end"), effectively meaning that those interfaces will be theme independent. The code that actually ...
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Add site options UI in Multisite Sites > Infos page

I want to add meta fields for the sites in my network (such as a thumbnail and a category). I know how to do this using get/add/update_site_option, but I'm wondering where I could put the UI to manage ...
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Move terms from one taxonomy to another keeping the hierarchy

I am creating a custom taxonomy for the first time. I am trying to add a Location taxonomy. What I am actually trying to do is use existing categories to make them into locations. I went into the ...
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Back End Interface Plugin

The Back-end of Wordpress is nice, but I would like to customize the UI to some degree. My goal is to make the user experience REALLY simple for untrained users. I suspect plugins exist for this, but ...
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Interface needed to transfer contents in a table on a web page to the Add New Product interface

I will attempt to clarify this situation since the initial feedback was that it wasn't a question/or was vague. I am having an e-commerce site built. The developer is using a WP template purchased ...
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How to change the file upload directory on version 3.5?

The option to change the upload folder for images is gone on version 3.5, any way to make it visible again or a workaround ? From this core ticket: Changing the upload_path and upload_url_path ...
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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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WordPress Admin Interface not styled properly

The laptop I was working on recently crashed. But, I managed to get everything on it backed up, including my recent WordPress project off of my local server (I use MAMP). I uploaded my SQL database ...
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