How to Customize WordPress Admin Area (Dashboard) for Beginners

How to Customize WordPress Admin Area (Dashboard) for Beginners
Chelsea Gray

The biggest question that is often asked is how to increase the number of comments shown on the backend. Because by default it only shows 20, but some users may like to see 50 comments when moderating because it makes the job easier. Well that can be achieved with Screen Options as well. Simply go to the Comments page and click Screen Options.

How to Customize Your WordPress Admin Dashboard
Brittany Wells

Forest lets you add your own background image to the WordPress dashboard – or you can use one of the six images provided free, including the one in the screenshot above. You can customize the dashboard using your own creativity (using unlimited colors), or using one of the default WordPress color schemes. You can further customize the dashboard by choosing your own typography from over 600 Google fonts. The plugin supports a light and dark skin, and you can configure the opacity levels of each element. If there are some buttons in the dashboard you don’t use, you can even hide them — this is great for client websites where too many options could overload them.

Programmer’s Secret Ladder
Mable Jordan

As you can see that there are quite a few options there. You can check off each option that you do not want in your dashboard. You can even add more columns if you want. By default it is 2 columns, but you may make it 3 or 4 if you want. Some options are added by plugins such as W3-Edge option that you see in the screenshot above. To reorganize the boxes, you can drag and drop them to your liking.

How to Create a Client Dashboard in WordPress
Serina Etheridge

Do you want to create a client dashboard in WordPress? A custom dashboard in WordPress can help your clients with resources and shortcuts they need to get started. In this article, we will show you how to create a client dashboard in WordPress without writing any code or affecting client’s ability to update their websites.

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