admin | 08 Jan, 2019 |
Web Development, WordPress Development
Improve WordPress Admin Area with these Plugins
The WordPress admin dashboard, often called WP Admin or WP admin panel, is essentially the control panel for your entire WordPress website. This is where you create and manage content, add functionality in the form of plugins, change styling in the form of themes, and lots, lots more.
WordPress admin panel development plays a big part in the lives of web developers. Here’s a list of some of the best free Admin WordPress plugins for WordPress developers, blog administrators and for individuals looking to customize their WordPress admin area.
Custom Post Types– Custom post types are new post types you can create. A custom post type can be added to WordPress via the register_post_type() function. This function allows you to define a new post type by its labels, supported features, availability and other specifics. Custom post types are content types like posts and pages. WordPress comes with these post types:
- Nav Menu
Advanced Custom Fields– This plugin can help in taking full control of WordPress edit screens & custom field data. The fields can be added all over WP including posts, users, taxonomy terms, media, comments and even custom options pages! Web developers can quickly build powerful templates with functions like get_field() and the_field(). The field builder allows to quickly and easily add fields to WP edit screens with only the click of a few buttons!
Thrive Page Builder– Create beautiful, engaging and visually impressive content & layouts in WordPress with “Thrive themes”. This is a great tool for businesses which is both cost-effective and time-effective. The visual page builder is built from the ground up for business and conversion focused websites. Some of the pre-built conversion elements include customizable buttons, testimonials, countdown timers and lead generation forms.
Visual Composer– WordPress is extremely popular among web developers which can be attributed to the easy customizations of the WordPress run websites. Visual Composer is a fantastic plugin developed that adds a drag & drop page builder to your WordPress theme. It provides with the tools that is required to be able to create complex page layouts without having to touch a single line of code. Just install it and activate and enjoy the advantages of all of its wonderful features. Add rows, columns, buttons, text, images and so much more using all of the Visual Composer’s options with their also being an option to save your layouts as a template to be reused over & over again.
Admin Menu Editor– Easily customize your menu items, add custom menu items to your admin menus with this plugin which gives the power to build a one of a kind admin menu. Edit menu titles, change menu icons and set access rights, drag and drop items easily, easily create sub menus, hide an entire menu (or individual menu items) and create custom menu items that point to external links. The biggest benefit being the plugin can be easily installed and used. It comes in two versions- free and pro with the latter coming with extra features.
AJAX Live Spell Checker– Catch spelling errors on the go with this plugin. It’s very easy to install.
Download Monitor Plugin– This plugin is for websites that serve digital products and would like to monitor the download activity. This plugin will help you to add and manage downloads using a friendly user interface (UI), add files while editing posts, include mirror links for downloads, track download counts, restrict and control access to downloads and more.
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