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ZacWP Plugins Extended: Hide, Order & Sort


This plugin is useful for developers that have used certain custom plugins for client and want to prevent client from accidentally disabling or even deleting a plugin that’s cogent to the website. It also uses Datatables to enhance the plugins table.

  • Under Settings, you’ll see ZacWP Plugin settings
  • Select the plugins to hide
  • Select the extra columns you wish to show in the plugins table
  • Extra plugin columns include: plugin size, plugin install date, plugin last modified date, plugin size, plugin number of files, activation date, deactivation date


  • Allows you to hide certain plugins from the plugin list.
  • Allows you to add extra columns to the plugins list e.g plugin size, last modified time, number of files, etc.
  • Allow for filtering and sorting of the plugins list based on the current table data
  • You can also download the plugins list (pdf, excel, csv etc) or simply print


  • Plugins List with extra columns and download buttons
  • Plugins Hide Settings Link
  • Plugins Hide Settings Page


  1. Upload the entire zacwp-plugins-extended-hide-order-sort folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress


I can’t find the plugins hide settings menu again

This happens if you select yes in the ZacWP Plugin Hide option. You can access the settings page by navigating to /wp-admin/options-general.php?page=zacwp_po_settings

Can I customize this plugin

This plugin is open-source, as such, you can customise as you want as long as you know what you’re doing.

I want some other features added to this plugin

You can request for custom features by sending a mail to


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Contributors and Developers

“ZacWP Plugins Extended: Hide, Order & Sort” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


Change Log


  • Stable release