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Post Status Menu Items

Adds post status links–e.g. "Draft" (7)–to post type admin menus and a few other nice goodies.

1.4 (December 14, 2015)

1.3.3 (February 26, 2015)

  • [Fix] "Undefined Index" error (Thanks, @leac!)
  • [Change] code formatting to always use braces for if statements.

1.3.2 (January 21, 2015)

  • [New] Settings link on Plugins screen
  • [New] Define icon for post statuses named "archive" and "archived."
  • [Change] Readme tweaks to Installation and front page.
  • [i18n] Update POT file for settings link.

1.3.1 (February 13, 2014)

  • [Fix] Broken Trashicon Dashicon.
  • [Fix] Add additional capability check to avoid Pages showing for Contributors. Thanks @csigncsign for reporting this.
  • [Fix] Hide Posts screen status icons in < WP3.8.
  • [New] Set better icons for "All" and "Mine" statuses.
  • [Change] Remove conditional loading of stylesheet. Load on all admin pages.
  • [readme] New and reordered screenshots for 3.8.

1.3.0 (December 12, 2013)

  • [New] In WordPress 3.8+, display Posts statuses in "At a Glance" Dashboard widget with awesome Dashicons. (Uses old "Right Now" widget setting. Statuses remain in the "Right Now" widget in older verions of WordPress.)
  • [New] Status Icons added to top of "post list" admin page. (Icons courtesty of the awesome new dashicons.)
  • [i18n] Support for new WordPress 3.7+ Language Packs.
  • [i18n] Updated .pot in /langauges/
  • [Settings] Revised settings labels for [hopefully!] better clarity.
  • [Misc] Add Screenshots showing new "At a Glance" widget and Post Status icons on posts list admin pages.
  • [Misc] Clarify description of plugin in readme.
  • [Regression] Crappy "At a Glance" HTML markup courtesy of #26495. Bug filed: #26571.

1.2.1 (September 27, 2013)

  • Added capability check so Subscribers don't see statuses. (Thanks, @benlobaugh!)
  • Cleaned up "Right Now" dashboard widget styles with MP6.


Added Post statuses to "Right Now" dashboard widget.


  • Second headers already sent fix. This one was an encoding issue.


  • Fixed "headers already sent" error with some plugins.
  • Added screenshot of plugin options


  • Added support for custom post statuses made with Edit Flow or register_post_status().
  • Added option to control which post stati are displayed (see Settings > Writing).
  • Moved/added all options to single option in the database. (Previously saved options should be automatically migrated.)
  • First pass at inline documentation.
  • Now translatable (i.e. i18n).
  • Updated version compatibility #.


  • Updated "Requires at least" version to 3.0 after some research.
  • Tweaked function that adds menu items to be slightly more efficient (avoiding array_push).


  • Almost a complete rewrite. Again :)
  • Added "Private" and "Trash" Statuses.
  • Added support for Pages and Custom Post Types.
  • Added options to toggle display of menu items for all post types (Settings > Writing).
  • Added status counts to each menu item.
  • Statuses with 0 posts are now hidden.


  • Rewrite to hopefully avoid conflicts with other plugins.


  • First release.

Requires: 3.8 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.4.6
Last Updated: 1 year ago
Active Installs: 800+


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