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  • Are there any plugins and / or guides for customizing the admin interface? Basically I want the admin look like the rest of site, without wp news etc, so that users don’t get confused. My intention is to use wordpress as a multi user environment for posting observations. It’s not exactly a blogging site in the usual sense, so I don’t want the users to get distracted, they just need to be able to add new posts / comments and upload photos.

    If there are such plugins what are the better ones? Anyone using them?

    Thanks in advance.

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  • you can hack it by hand yourself in wp admin, only trouble is it tends to get overwritten each new upgrade version of WP. I prefer to do this because I write my own custom “Welcome” message there on the Dashboard area, including useful links for registered authors.

    there’s an alternative admin interface called Spotmilk, but I think it still shows the Famous WP People feeds. Spotmilk might give you the option. I also heard of a plugin called WP-Dash or so.

    you could try

    http://www.wp-plugins.net/wiki/index.php?title=X-Dashboard

    not sure how much it suits your needs though

    Thanks for your replyes.

    I don’t want to modify the wp files for exactly the same reason – upgrades will become quite difficult. Will have to play a little with X-Dashboard to see if that’s what I need.

    Is anybody actually using such plugins? Would appreciate some feedback. Thanks.

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