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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 Sunday, 4 November 12

  2. ...huh? Sunday, 4 November 12

  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 Sunday, 4 November 12
  4. improve ease of use Sunday, 4 November 12

  5. reduce errors Sunday, 4 November 12

  6. limit client costs Sunday, 4 November 12

  7. edit with abandon Sunday, 4 November 12

  8. edit with abandon make site changes without fear of screwing

    up the website Sunday, 4 November 12
  9. “Apple vs. Microsoft” Sunday, 4 November 12

  10. The Spectrum Sunday, 4 November 12

  11. Sounds cool. Sunday, 4 November 12

  12. How do I get started? Sunday, 4 November 12

  13. Plugins Sunday, 4 November 12

  14. DIY Sunday, 4 November 12

  15. PLUGIN vs. functions.php Sunday, 4 November 12

  16. A question of PERMANENCE Sunday, 4 November 12

  17. What can I edit? Sunday, 4 November 12

  18. Just about everything. Sunday, 4 November 12

  19. Login screen Sunday, 4 November 12

  20. Sunday, 4 November 12

  21. Menus Sunday, 4 November 12

  22. Sunday, 4 November 12

  23. Admin Menu Editor http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/admin-menu-editor/ Sunday, 4 November 12

  24. Dashboard Sunday, 4 November 12

  25. Remove widgets Sunday, 4 November 12

  26. Add your own widgets Sunday, 4 November 12

  27. File editors Sunday, 4 November 12

  28. TinyMCE Sunday, 4 November 12

  29. Custom buttons Sunday, 4 November 12

  30. Custom styles Sunday, 4 November 12

  31. Sunday, 4 November 12

  32. TinyMCE Advanced http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/tinymce-advanced/ Sunday, 4 November 12

  33. Widgets Sunday, 4 November 12

  34. Remove un-needed widgets Sunday, 4 November 12

  35. Post/Page Browsing Sunday, 4 November 12

  36. Customize columns Sunday, 4 November 12

  37. Sunday, 4 November 12

  38. Admin footer Sunday, 4 November 12

  39. Sunday, 4 November 12

  40. Long story short... Sunday, 4 November 12

  41. Serving the client is more than building pretty websites Sunday,

    4 November 12
  42. Serving the client is more than building pretty websites (they

    need to be usable too) Sunday, 4 November 12
  43. You can make everyone happy Sunday, 4 November 12

  44. Happier designers Sunday, 4 November 12

  45. Happier clients Sunday, 4 November 12

  46. Happier you Sunday, 4 November 12

  47. :) Sunday, 4 November 12