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Replace Howdy With Welcome


This plugin will simply allow you to replace the “Howdy” text in the top right corner of your dashboard with “Welcome”. All you have to do is upload the plugin and Howdy will change to Welcome in the top right of your dashboard.

If you would like to customize a little further, learn how to customize replace howdy with your own words.

This plugin was created by Cohesive Web Design.


  1. Upload plugin-name.php to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Place <?php do_action('plugin_name_hook'); ?> in your templates


Question: How do I install the plugin?
Answer: Upload the zip file through wordpress and click activate.

Contributors & Developers

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



Version 1.0
Plugin Changes “Howdy” to “Welcome” in the dashboard