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Admin Icons


This extension allows to replace original icons of WordPress by an another set.
The plugin possesses 2 sets which were create by Guillaume Berry. (One of candidates of the project icon of

The competition:


The results of the competition:


If the other one participants of the project want to give their icons, contact me please.
You can also add your own personalized set of icons.

Icons personalized have to be in the folder wp-content/icon-sets/

Arbitrary section

  • Version 1.1
    • Fix CSS for 2 default icons sets to display right icon on current state. Also replace big icons.
  • Version 1.0
    • Initial release


The Admin Icons plugin can be installed in 3 easy steps:

1. Unzip "Admin Icons" archive and put all files into your "plugins" folder (/wp-content/plugins/) or to create a sub directory into the plugins folder (recommanded), like /wp-content/plugins/admin-icons/

2. Activate the plugin

3. Inside the WordPress admin, go to Options > Admin Icons, choose your icon set, and save your preference.


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