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Possible to hide Custom Post Type UI/Menu from specific User Roles?

What I'm looking to do is completely hide the UI for a custom post type from specific user roles...Ive previously found many resources on how to disable access to using those CPTs but nothing that ...
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What do you think about custom designed plugin/theme options UIs?

You probably noticed the trend of making custom designed plugin/theme options UIs, especially in the commercial ones (on CodeCanyon for example - custom boxes, tabs, accordions etc). I personally ...
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Hierarchical taxonomy UI

I don't like the way the taxonomies are displayed within the Wordpress admin and was wondering if anyone knew the best way to hook in and change it. Currently if I select some terms within my post ...
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Setting admin edit panels & metaboxes positions and visibility for ALL users and admins

My WP 3.3 setup involves several post types and customized edit panels with Advanced Custom Fields plugin (which creates many metaboxes) and other plugins such as SEO metabox panel, Scribu's ...
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How to set back-end language per user?

I would like to use the english interface for the back-end but I would like to set it to native language for an editor. I know WPML has this feature, but I don't want to install the unsupported WPML ...
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Complex widget form UI - examples and best practices

I'm contemplating a widget with quite a number of options, which will make for a lengthy widget form. To improve the user experience with this form, I'd like to divide it into sections. I don't feel ...
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Create a custom admin page for custom post type + taxonomies + metas

I'm writing a plugin that realies on custom post types, new taxonomy and few custom fields. All this data will be private (not queryable or searchable). I'd like to provide an admin page to the user,...
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how do I force a single column layout in screen layout

I am using multipress, but users with small screens cannot access the HTML tab as the Publish meta box has a div that slides above it, disabling the ability to click it. One idea is to force a single ...
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If your blog was an app on Facebook

If you were to turn your blog into a Facebook app, what features would it have? What would the UI look like? What are the significant dealbreakers you'd need to satisfy to extend your blog to a ...
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Theme Options Panels, What are some good examples from Frameworks or Premium Themes? [closed]

I really like https://github.com/devinsays/options-framework-plugin Does anyone know any other good implementations of an options panel from a Framework or from another premium Theme? I think its a ...
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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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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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Use tag interface for hierarchical taxonomy?

Custom taxonomies are great. I registered a bunch of new taxonomies and wrote an importer to import our hierarchical taxonomy into WordPress a la XML. The problem is one taxonomy has about 1,100 terms ...
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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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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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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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How can I show more than 15 themes at a time in the admin menu?

I have a lot of themes in my test wordpress site. I get a little frustrated that I can't show more than 15 at a time. Picture.png http://img820.imageshack.us/img820/5982/picturef.png In pages and ...
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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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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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$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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Wordpress 3.2 Admin UI Guide

Is there such a guide somewhere so that I could use standard UI elements (especially since the 3.2 rewrite) instead of marking up my own? Like the Categories metabox tabs for example.
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Where should I put “run once” plugin pages?

Where should I put an administration page that should only be used once? I am creating a plugin that will index all used HTML tags in your posts, so you can cleanup posts if you change themes and ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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UI for taxonomies & query vars

I'm building a review category on our site and I'm wondering what would be the best way to build an UI for sorting the reviews. This is how it will be setup: A archive of reviews at /reviews/ The ...
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Page not found for custom post type UI plugin and taxonomy

I am using Custom post type UI and when I try to go to the post created under the post type projects page is redirected to page not found page. I have page created with same name before but I have ...
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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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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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Custom database table question

So I have a question regarding creating a new database table for my plugin, the Easing Slider, which is getting a major overhaul. Up until now, I've relied on update_option, get_option, and those ...
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Is there a plugin for feedback like Kissmetrics available? [closed]

Kissmetrics has a little widget thing that pops up from the bottom-right corner of the page, asking for comments or offering a short feedback survey. Is there anything like this available for ...
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How can I include active content in a custom post type?

Related to my How do I create a custom post type for a training CMS in WordPress? question, if I have a custom page type created for the presentation of training content, how could I include active ...
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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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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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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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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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lock meta box position on post edit screen for contributors

Our website has an open system for contributors (WP User Role) to add news and calendar content to the site. I'd like to set and lock the position of the content and meta boxes on the post edit ...
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Default scripts added to each admin page

Whilst jQuery is available on all admin pages, only selected jQuery UI libraries are added for certain pages (i.e. it is different for each admin page). I am trying to find out where the jQuery UI ...