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Developing a Client-Focused Admin Panel

Developing a Client-Focused Admin Panel

Tips and tricks for customising the WordPress Admin Panel so it's friendlier to your clients (and you).

Chris Van Patten

November 04, 2012
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  1. DEVELOPING A
    CLIENT-FOCUSED
    ADMIN PANEL
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  2. ...huh?
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  3. use WordPress plugins and/or
    code to simplify, streamline,
    and focus the admin panel to
    the needs and capabilities of a
    specific client or website
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  4. improve ease of use
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  5. reduce errors
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  6. limit client costs
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  7. edit with abandon
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  8. edit with abandon
    make site changes without fear
    of screwing up the website
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  9. “Apple vs. Microsoft”
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  10. The Spectrum
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  11. Sounds cool.
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  12. How do I get started?
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  13. Plugins
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  14. DIY
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  15. PLUGIN vs. functions.php
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  16. A question of PERMANENCE
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  17. What can I edit?
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  18. Just about everything.
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  19. Login screen
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  21. Menus
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  23. Admin Menu Editor
    http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/admin-menu-editor/
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  24. Dashboard
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  25. Remove widgets
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  26. Add your own widgets
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  27. File editors
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  28. TinyMCE
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  29. Custom buttons
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  30. Custom styles
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  32. TinyMCE Advanced
    http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/tinymce-advanced/
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  33. Widgets
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  34. Remove un-needed widgets
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  35. Post/Page Browsing
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  36. Customize columns
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  38. Admin footer
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  40. Long story short...
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  41. Serving the client is more
    than building pretty websites
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  42. Serving the client is more
    than building pretty websites
    (they need to be usable too)
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  43. You can make everyone happy
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  44. Happier designers
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  45. Happier clients
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  46. Happier you
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  47. :)
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