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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.

Options give control over which post statuses are displayed and in which menus those statuses are displayed. Post statuses in the "Right Now" / "At a Glance" admin Dashboard widget can also be turned off.

Screenshots of all features and settings are available on the Screenshots page.


  • Plugin settings available on Settings > Writing.
  • Statuses with 0 posts are never displayed.
  • Posts are the only post type for which the post status menu items are enabled by default.

This plugin works with custom statuses created by Edit Flow or register_post_status().

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Requires: 3.0 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.9.2
Last Updated: 2014-4-23
Downloads: 3,423


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