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Dashboard Custom Menu


This simple plugin allows admins to add custom menu items to the dashboard sidebar. The plugin works by creating a new menu and placing it on the left side of your dashboard. You can add new menu links, adjust the security level for each and have the custom menu items link to any URL.


  • Dashboard Custom Menu Settings page.
  • Dashboard Custom Menu in action.


How do I change the name of the dropdown menu?

Simply change the words ‘custom menu’ in both instances on line 45 of dashboard-custom-menu.php.



  • Original Release

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