01 June 2013 ~ 0 Comments

10 Great WordPress Admin Plugins

The admin area is the heart of WordPress. It is where you configure your settings, customize your design, and add content. The interface is very easy to use though it isn’t perfect, there are lots of ways in which it could be improved…

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16 February 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Restrict Admin Area To Only Admin Users

When you create a new user in the WordPress user manager they will be able to login to your site by going to the default WordPress login page /wp-login.php. Depending on the role you have assigned to this user they will see…

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16 October 2012 ~ 0 Comments

How to Add A Color Picker To WordPress Admin Area’s Options Page

In a previous tutorial you would of learnt how you can create your own theme options page using the Settings API. You might of also seen the tutorial about default WordPress scripts which come with the WordPress core. In this tutorial we are going to use both of these tutorials…

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17 July 2012 ~ 0 Comments

How to Create and Use WordPress Admin Icons – Template Included

Here’s a template for designing your own icons for the admin area of WordPress including icons ready for Retina screens and some recommendations for the workflow of implementing these…

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27 March 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Customizing Your WordPress Admin

The backend of WordPress is one of the better ones out there. However, depending on your needs, the menu can be a little crowded with fluff that you just don’t want or need there. In this tutorial, I am going to show you how to tame your admin…

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26 March 2012 ~ 0 Comments

How to Add a Custom Column in Posts and Custom Post Types Admin Screen

In this tutorial we will see how to add a new column to the WordPress Posts management screen and in this column we will show the Featured Image of each Post. This new column will also be added in the management screen of any active Custom Post Type…

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18 March 2012 ~ 0 Comments

30 Free Useful Admin Plugins For WordPress

The admin area is the heart of any WordPress-powered website. It’s where everything is controlled and where admin, editors, authors and contributors publish content to posts…

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13 August 2011 ~ 0 Comments

How to Hide the WordPress Screen Options Tab

This tip comes to your courtesy of our friends over at WP-Snippets.com. When it comes to WordPress post editing, sometimes the fewer options for tinkering with, the better. There are users who can get confused …

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26 July 2011 ~ 0 Comments

How To Color Code your WordPress Posts by Post Status in The Admin Area

This little snippet (courtesy of WordPress Code Snippets) allows you to color code the posts in your admin area, so that you can identify posts by their post status…

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21 July 2011 ~ 0 Comments

10 WordPress Plugins That Let You Leave Notes In Your Admin Area

I regularly take notes for the websites I run. Over the last few years I have used the excellent…

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18 May 2011 ~ 0 Comments

How to Enable Hidden Admin Feature Displaying ALL Site Settings

This hack will add an additional option to your settings menu with a link to “all settings” which will show you a complete list of all the settings you have within your database related to your WordPress site. It will only make this link visible to an admin user and hide it for all other users…

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18 May 2011 ~ 0 Comments

How to Add Warning Notices for your Clients in WordPress

As a consultant, developer, or designer, sometimes you just get hired to do the project and leave. Often in these circumstances, many developers customize the WordPress admin area and remove all the main settings options, so the client cannot break the site. However, it is really frustrating when another developer comes in just to find out that he has to take out…

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11 May 2011 ~ 0 Comments

How to Remove Certain Menu Items from WordPress Admin Panel

Have you ever worked with a client who has a hard time understanding technology? Well, as a consultant, designer, or developer, it is your job to make things easier for them. WordPress admin panel comes with a lot of options in the menu, but you can get rid of them fairly easily if necessary. With one of our clients, we needed to get rid of few menu items, so it is easier for her to understand things. In this article…

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19 April 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Separating frontend and admin code

In most cases, your plugin has stuff it needs to do in the admin area. It probably also has stuff it needs to do in the frontend. These two never happen at the same time, so you can actually separate the two. The easiest way of separating frontend and backend code is having a set…

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