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Custom Links On Admin Dashboard Toolbar

Description

This plugin allows you to add custom links and menus to the toolbar in the WordPress admin dashboard. By adding custom links, you can make the WordPress administrative section into the center of your admin universe. A typical use case would involve adding the link to your web host’s CPanel.

Screenshots

  • This is what your custom link looks like in the admin toolbar. You can create main menu items as well as submenu items.
  • Admin interface allows you to add new custom links to WordPress admin menu toolbar.
  • Select a descriptive icon from the WordPress icon collection to represent your custom link.

Installation

Use the standard installation and activation procedure.

  1. Unzip the plugin to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Go to “Settings” and then to “Customize Admin Interface” to set up the plugin.

Reviews

November 30, 2016
This plugin seems to be working fine on my page I just wish that it would open the link in a new page instead of taking me from my dashboard. Other then that. this is exactly what I was looking for
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Contributors & Developers

“Custom Links On Admin Dashboard Toolbar” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

Changelog

3.2

  • Bug fix: no longer show a PHP notice when redirecting using JavaScript instead of a header.

2.8 – 3.1

  • Bug fix: misc. issues with the upgrade from 2.6 to 2.7.

2.7

  • Enhancement: added ability to reorder links.
  • Enhancement: eliminated the need to refresh the page after saving changes before changes are reflected.
  • Bug fix: certain SQL statements used to have hardcoded “wp_” table prefix.
  • Security fix: SQL statements that use parameters now pass them as placeholders for security reasons.

2.6

  • Bug fix: the admin interface used to allow selecting a menu item as a parent menu of itself.

2.5

  • Enhancement: improved the admin interface when creating submenu items and movings submenu items between main menu items.

2.4

  • Bug fix: the updated versions of JS and CSS files were not included.

2.2 & 2.3

  • Bug fix: resolved issues with misnumbered versions.

2.1

  • Bug fix: the SQL tables were not being upgraded when upgrading the plugin from version 1.x to version 2.x.

2.0

  • Enhancement: added ability to select an icon for each new custom menu item from the WordPress icon collection.

1.1

  • Bug fix: the menus were not refreshed automatically after a new link was added.

1.0

  • First stable version of the plugin.