27 December 2012 ~ 0 Comments

How To Create A WordPress Custom Dashboard Page

A few days ago, i have been asked to create a custom WordPress dashboard to replace the orginial one. It wasn’t just displaying or hiding already custom metaboxes, it was replacing the whole dashboard. This was the first time…

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01 December 2012 ~ 0 Comments

How to Customize and Simplify the WordPress Admin for Your Clients

When you’re building a website for your client, sometimes there are parts of the WordPress admin that you don’t need them to be able to access. In fact, if they don’t need to access them, why not get them out of the way and simplify the admin…

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11 April 2012 ~ 0 Comments

How to Make Your Custom Columns Sortable at WordPress Admin Area

In a recent article by Claudio Simeone, he demonstrated how you could add extra columns to your post, or custom post type, admin screens (or remove existing ones). In this quick tip I build on that by showing you how to make your newly created columns sortable…

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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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27 February 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Enhance Your WordPress Posts Table Screen With Codepress Admin Columns

I am always interested to find new ways to mess around with the back end of WordPress. Take the Posts screen, for example. Here is a screenshot from my blog. Wouldn’t it be nice if we could bulk out this…

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26 February 2012 ~ 0 Comments

How to Customize & Brand the WordPress Admin Dashboard & Login

You may wish to customise the WordPress admin dashboard for many reasons such as for clients to match their web site, if you are providing WordPress as a service (SAAS), to hide the fact the site is…

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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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12 August 2011 ~ 0 Comments

10 Code Snippets for your Functions File To Manage The WordPress Admin

If you’re a theme developer it is handy to keep a record of various pieces of code you can add to your theme’s functions.php file so you can reuse them. In this post …

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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 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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21 March 2011 ~ 0 Comments

A Better WordPress Admin for Your Clients

We will soon be posting a guide to customising the WordPress admin for your clients, in the meantime this videocast by Troy Dean will give you ton of valuable information on this topic. If you enjoyed this post, make sure to subscribe to WP…

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