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Admin Guide Dashboard Widget


Admin Guide Dashboard Widget

This is a simple plugin for adding posts in the admin dashboard from category set/define by you.

There are several instance where you want to store and share notes, instructions, site’s policies for administrating your site. It may be for yourself to keep remember some admin stuff or for other administrators. In some case site is administrate by more than single administrator in that case it will be useful to create guide to administrate site.

It’s very easy to set up. Create category with name admin or what you feel suitable. From “Admin Guide Dashboard Widget” configuration form enter category id to set it. And post all your notes, instructions, site’s policies into that category. You Done it! You will get handy admin guide into WordPress dashboard. Don’t forget to keep all those posts as “Private” while publishing posts.

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  • Admin Guide Dashboard Widget in Admin Dashboard
  • Admin Guide Dashboard Widget configuration


Using The WordPress Dashboard

  1. Navigate to the ‘Add New’ in the plugins dashboard
  2. Search for ‘Admin Guide Dashboard Widget’
  3. Click ‘Install Now’
  4. Activate the plugin on the Plugin dashboard

Uploading in WordPress Dashboard

  1. Navigate to the ‘Add New’ in the plugins dashboard
  2. Navigate to the ‘Upload’ area
  3. Select from your computer
  4. Click ‘Install Now’
  5. Activate the plugin in the Plugin dashboard

Using FTP

  1. Download
  2. Extract the admin-guide-dashboard-widget directory to your computer
  3. Upload the admin-guide-dashboard-widget directory to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  4. Activate the plugin in the Plugin dashboard


There is something cool you could add…

Nice, make a post on the Support Forum and let us know. We are always looking for ways to improve our plugins.

Contributors & Developers

“Admin Guide Dashboard Widget” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




  • Add stylesheet.
  • Major improvement in widget design.
  • Addition of Dashicons.
  • In Previous version posts had link for edit with title. Now posts link with title and edit link are separated.
  • Addition of useful notes at footer of the widget.
  • Remove unnecessary file path from configuration/setting panel.


Initial release