By default WordPress only shows up All Posts, Add New, Categories & Tags links in admin area’s sidebar post navigation menu (Dashboard -> Posts). This tutorial is on a simple WordPress plugin that automatically adds other post status links like drafts, pending, trash including count of number of posts in each status on admin area post navigation menu and hence it makes navigation quick and easier.
All you will be needing to do is install and activate the new WordPress plugin called Extra Post Pages Menu. After activation it automatically adds all other post filter and status links as shown in the given screenshots.
Added menu items in WordPress posts menu:
Added menu items in WordPress pages menu:
The plugin is not just limited to WordPress blog posts but it also adds same kind of links in admin area menu of your website pages and all other custom post types.