Pimp Up Your WordPress Dashboard – The Easy Way

If you don't like current wordpress dashboard design, there is an option to modify it to all your needs, but it takes time. There is an alternative way to do it! I would like to present four free plugins, which are able to modify your wordpress dashboard.

1. Blue Admin

This is a simple and clear admin design that makes your WordPress administration section more clear and relaxed.


  • Clean and clear admin design.
  • Custom navigation menus to your WordPress Adminbar/Toolbar.(only compatible for WordPress 3.3 or above versions)
  • RTL support for Arabic and other RTL languages.

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2. SP-Admin

This plugin enables a new theme for your wordpress administration area. It is a neat and subtle twist on the current wordpress administration theme. For a more modern administration area of your website.

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3. Bootstrap Admin

A clean, minimalistic administration theme implementing Twitter's Bootstrap. If you want to learn more about bootstrap go ahead and take a look here: http://getbootstrap.com

This project was built by http://shoestrap.org

This plugin includes:

  • General styling of the wordpress admin area
  • Admin menu sub-menus as bootstrap popovers (they're actually very beautiful!)
  • Bootstrap Icons for a lot of things (using a bootstrap icon font)
  • Default WordPress forms theming
  • Buttons theming
  • Postboxes theming
  • Includes WPMUdev Pro-Sites optimizations
  • Includes WPMUdev MarketPress optimizations
  • Even more, and a lot more on the way!
  • Styling is done using LESS.
  • Implements chosen js

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4. CMS admin area

This simple plugin provides a nice CMS admin interface:

  1. adds user-friendly horizontal menu and dashboard metaboxes
  2. completely removes blogging plarform widgets

It gives your clients a better experience of their new website.
Support for translation!

  • Polish translation
  • Dutch translation by Jos Wolbers

Plugin is ready for WordPress 3.5

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Divi 2.0 WordPress Theme

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About Kris Hoja

Hi! I'm Kris. For a while I was blogging about WordPress, now I'm owner of HogStudio - Creative Agency focused on website development.
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