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Dash Widget Manager


This plugin allows you to do the following:
1. Hide dashboard widgets from non admin users.
2. Hide core and plugin update messages.


  • Plugin admin page example.


  1. Extract the downloaded Zip file.
  2. Upload the ‘dash-widget-manager’ directory to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  3. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  4. You can either use the menu item under settings in the WordPress admin called Dash Widget Manager to manage the settings.


Q. Does this plugin interrupt the wordpress update checks?

A. No. It only hides the messages that appear letting you know an update is available. For the core message the alert function is overridden and it is never printed to the page. For the plugin updates CSS is used to merely hide them.

Contributors & Developers

“Dash Widget Manager” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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Fixed cant send header error on dashboard
Moved some global path variables into the DashWidgetManager class.


removed white space after plugin header and conditional that may cause activaion issues.


Initial version.