This plugin hasn’t been tested with the latest 3 major releases of WordPress. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.

Colored Admin Post List


Highlights the background of draft, pending, future, private and published posts in the wordpress admin


  • This is how it looks like (with my default colors)
  • Options


Extract the zip file and just drop the contents in the wp-content/plugins/ directory of your WordPress installation and then activate the Plugin from Plugins page.


Is it possible to define own colors?


Contributors & Developers

“Colored Admin Post List” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.



Version 2.1

Fixed spelling errors. Tested with WordPress 4.5

Version 2.01

Tested with WordPress 4.1 (Works!)

Version 2.0

Refactor/Rewrite of core plugin functionality

Version 1.7

Added support for custom post statuses (like from edit-flow plugin)

Version 1.4

Tested with WordPress 4.0 (Works!)

Version 1.3

Tested with WordPress 3.8.1 (Works!)

Version 1.2

Minor Bug-Fixes

Version 1.1

Compatible with WordPress 3.6