Top 5 Plugins For Simplifying WordPress Admin UI

A few days back we have discussed about designing an easy admin area interface on your client websites. Today in this tutorial we are sharing some more good plugins that lets you simplify your admin area’s user interface. For example: Posts is a popular word in blogosphere but website owners who just migrated from old days 5 or 6 or whatever pages websites to WordPress and who don’t know the difference between posts and pages find it very confusing. Hence you can make things easy by changing the term ‘Posts’ to ‘Articles’ or ‘Blog’. Similarly there are various other plugin you can use to simplify WordPress admin UI.

Notifications for Collapsed Admin Menu

Highlights the comments and plugins icons in the collapsed admin sidebar menu when notifications are pending.

Admin Menu

The admin menu plugin for WordPress sticks key admin menu links to the top of your blog’s screen.

Admin Menu Editor

Lets you edit the WordPress admin menu. You can re-order, hide or rename menus, add custom menus and more.

Post Status Menu Items

Adds post status links–e.g. “Draft” (7)–to post type admin menus.

This plugin is useful for people who regularly use all or most of the post statuses with Posts, Pages, or Custom Post Types. Post Status Menu Items does the following:

  1. Show each post status and number of posts with that status (e.g. “Drafts (7)”) in each post type’s admin menu.
  2. Show the number of Posts with each post status in the “Right Now” / “At a Glance” admin Dashboard Widget.
  3. Show post status icons with each status at the top of admin post list pages.

Admin Menu Tree Page View

Get a tree view of all your pages directly in the admin menu. Search, edit, view, re-order/sort and add pages – all is just one click away!

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