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Live Admin Navigation Filter


Add a search box to the admin nav that allows you to more easily find that menu item you can’t see at a glance.


  • Quickly and easily find what you’re looking for.
  • Keyboard navigation friendly (hit / to focus the search field, use the up and down keys to select the menu item you’re after, hit the enter key to go to the selected menu item)
  • Customizable border and highlight colours.


  • Example results on expanded menu item.
  • Multiple results.
  • The settings screen.


  1. Upload the live-admin-nav-filter folder to your /wp-content/plugins/ directory.
  2. Activate the plugin through the Plugins menu in WordPress.
  3. You should now see a search box below the collapse menu button in the admin menu.

Contributors & Developers

“Live Admin Navigation Filter” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




  • Bug Fixes


  • Initial Release