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Howdy Tweaks


Change the “Howdy” greeting in the upper right-hand corner, as well add more links. Also add links to the Favorites drop-down.

My favorite is “All Settings” which links to options.php.


  • WordPress 3.3
  • WordPress 3.3


  1. Upload the contents of the zip file to the your plugins directory (default: /wp-content/plugins/)
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Go to the Howdy Tweaks page under Settings
  4. Add/edit links and greetings, hit Save

Contributors & Developers

“Howdy Tweaks” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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  • Support for user-specific favorites
  • Fix issue on first save of Global options
  • General cleanup


  • Support for non-English languages
  • Translatable


  • Requires WordPress 3.3
  • Favorites brought back via a custom Favorites menu added to the Toolbar
  • Added some jQuery goodness to the admin.
  • Added some Help info in the help tab


  • Adjustments for 3.2 (3.2 no longer has a “favorites” menu)
  • code cleanup


  • Initial Release