Tag: admin area
How to Disable File Editing in the Admin Area of WordPress
In this text and video Quick Guide, we describe how to disable all kinds of file editing within the WordPress admin area (also known as wp-admin).
How To Fix a WordPress Site Stuck in Maintenance Mode
This quick guide walks you through fixing a WordPress site that’s stuck in maintenance mode. This problem shows up as both the front-end and admin area of your site displaying nothing but “Briefly unavailable for scheduled maintenance. Check back in a minute.”
Immobilize Metaboxes in the Post Editor with the Metabox Glue Plugin
Metabox Glue is a very niche plugin: its page on the WordPress plugin repository says “30+ active installations,” and that sounds about right. When you need it, though, it fits the job exactly.
How to Use WordPress’s Iris Colorpicker on the Front End
I learned a few things today: first, that WordPress has a built-in colorpicker called Iris, and second, that you can use it on the front end of your website if you need custom colorpicker functionality.
Cool New Plugin: “Admin Menu in Frontend”
Here’s one of the coolest, and most literal, plugin ideas I’ve seen in a while. Admin Menu in Frontend is a new plugin that simply puts the left-side menu from the wp-admin area onto the frontend of your site when you’re logged-in, saving you lots of clicks.
Theme My Login: Front-End Login and Registration Pages the Easy Way
I’ve got a client who wants people to interact with his site without ever seeing a WordPress-admin-looking screen. The very simple solution is a well-built plugin called Theme My Login. It puts the login form at a page on the front-end of the site located at, by default, site.com/login/, the registration form at site.com/register/, and so on.
How to Make a WordPress Admin Options Page (Without Using the Settings API)
We’re going to cover creating a working WordPress options page, without using the Settings API.