This plugin allows you to add custom links and menus to the toolbar in the WordPress admin dashboard. By adding custom links, you can make the WordPress administrative section into the center of your admin universe. A typical use case would involve adding the link to your web host’s CPanel.
Use the standard installation and activation procedure.
- Unzip the plugin to the
- Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
- Go to “Settings” and then to “Customize Admin Interface” to set up the plugin.
Contributors and Developers
“Custom Links On Admin Dashboard Toolbar” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.Contributors
Interested in development?
- Enhancement: support for opening links in a new tab, etc. (see supported values here: https://www.w3schools.com/tags/att_a_target.asp).
2.8 – 3.1
- Bug fix: misc. issues with the upgrade from 2.6 to 2.7.
- Enhancement: added ability to reorder links.
- Enhancement: eliminated the need to refresh the page after saving changes before changes are reflected.
- Bug fix: certain SQL statements used to have hardcoded “wp_” table prefix.
- Security fix: SQL statements that use parameters now pass them as placeholders for security reasons.
- Bug fix: the admin interface used to allow selecting a menu item as a parent menu of itself.
- Enhancement: improved the admin interface when creating submenu items and movings submenu items between main menu items.
- Bug fix: the updated versions of JS and CSS files were not included.
2.2 & 2.3
- Bug fix: resolved issues with misnumbered versions.
- Bug fix: the SQL tables were not being upgraded when upgrading the plugin from version 1.x to version 2.x.
- Enhancement: added ability to select an icon for each new custom menu item from the WordPress icon collection.
- Bug fix: the menus were not refreshed automatically after a new link was added.
- First stable version of the plugin.