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Filter Pages by parent in admin


Adds a filter in your wp-admin that allows you to choose a parent page so that only the children of that page will be shown. Very useful if you have a lot of pages!
Thank you to Brian Krogsgard for the changes in version 1.3 (Twitter: @Krogsgard)


  • The filter select box (the right most option box)


Install from wordpress plugins directory.

Else, to install manually:

  1. Upload unzipped plugin folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress

Contributors & Developers

“Filter Pages by parent in admin” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




  • Version 1.


  • bug fix for Drafts and Trashed Pages


  • Works on multiple post types
  • Limited to heirachical post types only
  • No longer erroneously appear in the media section
  • Is now Object Orientated rather than procedural


  • Filtering improved
  • Dropdown menu is better organised when showing filtered posts