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WordPress Helpers

Take control of WordPress. Adds over 50 more settings to your admin.

Take control of WordPress. Adds over 50 more settings to your admin.

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With WordPress Helpers you can easily:

  • Customize your login screen logo and background color.
  • Take control of the WordPress Admin Bar... including "Howdy".
  • Show ID's on edit screens for Posts, Pages, Categories, Tags, Users, Media, Custom Post Types and Custom Taxonomies.
  • Expose the hidden WordPress settings page.
  • Disable the theme switcher.
  • Remove the "Screen Options" tab.
  • Disable Upgrade Notifications for WordPress, Themes and Plugins (individually).
  • Hide Dashboard widgets.
  • Set Dashboard columns.
  • View Screen Information in the Help Tab.
  • Bring back Blogrolls.


  • Fully disable Emojis
  • Set the default Post editor (Visual or HTML).
  • Enable WYSIWYG for excerpts box.
  • Set Post Editor columns.
  • Totally disable the Visual Editor.
  • Increase the height of the Excerpt box when writing a Post.
  • Disable Autosave.
  • Set the Post Per Page on the edit screen.


  • Set Excerpt length by characters or words.
  • Remove the "Private" and "Protected" title prefixes.
  • Disable RSS Feeds.
  • Delay publishing of RSS feeds.
  • Add Featured Images to your RSS Feed.
  • Include/Exclude Post Types in Search.
  • Disable XML-RPC (WordPress 3.5 or later)


  • Do not allow comments on Pages.
  • Remove auto linking in comments.
  • Disable Self Pinging.


  • Enhanced Body/Post Classes: Browser detect, Taxonomies (including hierarchy levels), post date, has post thumbnail, author information, logged in users, multisite, odd/even (post archives only), post excerpt.
  • Remove any/all WordPress default widgets.
  • Run any shortcode in a widget.
  • Remove WordPress version, Feed Links, RSD Link, wlwmanifest and relational links for the posts adjacent to the current post, from your theme header.

User Profiles

  • Remove the Admin color scheme option from the User Profiles.
  • Remove AIM, Yahoo IM, Jabber/Google Talk.

User Communication

  • Change WordPress "from" email address.

Site Visitors

  • Put your site into Maintenance Mode.
  • Create a Private website.
  • Redirect vistors to the home page after login.
  • Display an notice to your users in the admin or on the front of your site.

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Requires: 4.0 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.3.1
Last Updated: 3 weeks ago
Active Installs: 2,000+


5 out of 5 stars


3 of 3 support threads in the last two months have been resolved.

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