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Slash Admin

Dozens of settings aiming at creating a friendlier administration environment for both Administrators and Editors.


  • NEW FEATURE: Added slash_dump() function which you can use instead of var_dump() to wrap the output in <pre></pre> tags, for better readability.
  • Updated the text domain to exactly match the WordPress plugin slug, in order to prepare for WordPress Plugin Language Packs.
  • Small bugfixes for WordPress 4.4 compatibility


  • NEW FEATURE: Option to display a "Loading" animation which hides itself when the page is fully loaded
  • NEW FEATURE: Warnings if the site is on air and debug mode is on or if is on localhost and off. Also, warning if the site is on air and hidden from search engines.
  • Other small bugfixes


  • NEW FEATURE: Option to show an EU Cookie Law consent message
  • Updated translations


  • NEW FEATURE: Change the "Howdy" message at the top right corner of the admin (both backend and logged-in frontend)
  • NEW FEATURE: Change the default footer text at the admin
  • NEW FEATURE: Replace the WordPress logo at the top left corner of the admin bar with your own (both backend and logged-in frontend)
  • NEW FEATURE: Replace the default Welcome message at the Dashboard with your own
  • NEW FEATURE: Add a Dashboard Widget to provide general or commercial information to your clients (for example: your contact info or links to support documentation)
  • NEW FEATURE: Add your own custom CSS for the Admin area
  • NEW FEATURE: Now the plugin's options page display a discreet warning when debug mode is enabled, to remind you that you should disable it when you go on air
  • NEW FEATURE: Add your custom CSS to the login screen to completely change its appearance
  • Improvements to the media uploader


  • Fixed a small bug.


  • Fixed a small bug.


  • Removed the deprecated since WordPress 4.3 function wp_htmledit_pre().


  • NEW FEATURE: DNS prefetching.
  • NEW FEATURE: Link prefetching and prerendering.
  • ADDED option to hide any element in the admin via its CSS id or class.
  • The "Upload your favicon" option now suggests to the user that he/she should prefer WordPress' native "Site Icon" option instead.


  • NEW FEATURE: MAINTENANCE MODE. If checked, non-Admins will not be able to acess the WordPress backend and they will see a customizable message instead. Useful if you want to perform some maintenance work to your website and you don't want your Editors to add or modify content before you finish. Admins are not affected and they can always login as usual.


  • Added default values to the shortcodes that protect emails from harvesters. Now you can just use [slash_mail] (for plain text) or [slash_mailto] (for a mailto link) and it will automatically display the author's email address.


  • Fixed a PHP notice about an undefined property on login screen, when debug mode was enabled and login redirect option was checked.
  • Updated FAQ and Documentation.


  • NEW FEATURE: Added shortcodes for protecting email addresses from harvesters and getting the website URL dynamically.
  • ADDED option to hide Jetpack menu from Editors.


  • Fixed a bug which prevented redirecting to homepage after login from working properly.
  • Updated greek translation.


  • Fixed some issues with how the logo appeared at the login screen to some users. Now it tries to adjust the image dimensions in a smarter way.


  • NEW FEATURE: Added option to unload the default WordPress Open Sans font and enqueue your own Google Web Fonts
  • Complete redesign
  • Minor performance improvements


  • Added option for allowing editors to manage Menus and Widgets and access some other Appearance settings previously acessible only to admins
  • Some minor changes in the appearance of the plugin's options page
  • Updated documentation
  • Updated Greek translation


  • Added option to limit the number of revisions that WordPress keeps for each post


  • Added option to block post updates and deletion if the post is older than a specific period of time. Applies only to editors (admins can still edit the post as usual)


  • Added option to hide additional fields from non admins


  • Added Greek translation


  • Added WordPress 3.8 compatibility
  • New design
  • Improved the appearence of the image at the login page


  • Added option to show a warning for users of old versions of Internet Explorer


  • Added option to disable Admin Bar for non admins (only in the front-end)
  • Added option to hide update notices for non admins


  • Option to redirect users to the homepage after login (instead of their profile page)


  • Some tidying up to the options page
  • Added documentation


  • First release!

Requires: 4.0 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.4.2
Last Updated: 3 months ago
Active Installs: 500+


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