WordPress 2.0 & 1.5.x Hack: How to trim the fat resource hogging Admin DashBoard (Version 2)By Angsuman Chakraborty, Gaea News Network
Monday, April 18, 2005
I have uploaded version 2 of the WordPress 1.5 Admin DashBoard Hack which received very good reviews from users across the board. Thanks for all your feedback.
Update: This works on WordPress 1.5.x & 2.0.
The new features do not add any performance penalties over last version.
Direct access, to some commonly used functions, has been provided from the DashBoard:
- Create New Post
- Create New Page
- Manage/View Comments
- Moderate Comments - This item is shown only when there are comments to moderate. It also shows the number of comments to moderate.
I removed two extra div end-tags which may create problems with Safari browser.
I have been using this version for over a month without any problems.
To understand the rationale of this hack, please refer to the original post.
Take a look at the screenshot. If you like it, feel free to download.
Grab the index.php and drop it in your wp-admin directory, replacing the original file. You must make a backup of the original file before that (and everything else under the Sun if you so desire).
Drop me a comment/pingback/trackback if you find it useful either in this post or in the original post.