wordpress snippets last updated   : January 29, 2015
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Change admin post/page color by status – draft, pending, published, future, private

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Adding this snippet to the functions.php of your wordpress theme will change the background colors of the post / page within the admin based on the current status. Draft, Pending, Published, Future, Private.

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Dynamically create and attach sidebars to pages or posts

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This is a bit large for the snippets I normally post however very useful. This snippet will let you easily create new sidebars by simply adding the name to an array. You will also be able to define the dynamically created sidebar a page loads by selecting from the custom sidebar selection metabox.

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Exclude pages from admin edit pages list

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This is a great little snippet that will exclude pages based on the the ID from the admin pages list. Just add this snippet to the functions.php of your wordpress theme and update the array with the page ID’s you wish to hide. Please note this does not stop a post from being editable this snippet only hides the page from view.

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Display $hook_suffix as admin notice

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When developing in wordpress you may have a need for the hook_suffix that can later be used to register a hook called on a particular page load-hook_suffix. Just add this wordpress snippet to the functions.php of your wordpress theme and enable and disable as needed when working on a project.

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Remove buttons from add media popup

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Run into this snippet not to long ago that will let you remove every button from add media popup. This will remove all but the delete button from the media popup so have fun and enjoy.

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Redirect admin pages to any location

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Redirecting the admin pages was something I needed to do for a recent project. The following snippet will let you redirect any of the admin pages to any location you wish based on the user ‘capability’. Another option would be to replace wp_redirect with wp_die(“some custom message”); to display a message instead of redirecting.

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