How to hide unwanted items from wordpress Admin Area

If you want to disable or hide unwanted items from wordpress admin area. There are many solutions and wordpress plugins available for admin features. I always like one wordpress plugin which is really great for admin area enhancement.

Main advantage of plugin is, it is truly opensource. you can modify this plugin as per your client and development needs. If you are wordpress developer than following information will be informative to you.

For development see this repository: The master branch is the current version and the new will leave in the v2.0 branch.

hide unwanted items from wordpress admin



If you manage a multi-author WordPress blog or WordPress sites for clients, then you may have wondered if it was possible to clean up the WordPress admin area for your users? There are lots of things in the WordPress admin area that your users don’t need to see or use. This plugin help you to hide unnecessary items from WordPress admin area.

Adminimize makes it easy to remove items from view based on a user’s role.

Search for helping hands

Over the time the plugin was extended the plugin with much requirements and his solutions. But the source is not easy to maintain for me, I’m unhappy with the source. I have learned about coding, architecture etc.

Currently I search for developer there will help on dev and support the plugin. The plugin have a github repository to easy add a issue or a create a fork, pull request. Also to add issues to understand problems.

Especially the functionality for WP Multisite is currently more a hack as a solution. But is very complex, not easy to create a solution for this.

Following are some admin screen of this plugin.

hide unwanted items from wordpress admin

hide unwanted items from wordpress admin


Support Custom Options on all different post types

With version 1.6.1 it is possible to add own options for hide areas in the backend of WordPress. It is easy and you must only forgive ID or class of the tag. Also it is possible to use a fixed menu and header.

Support Custom Post Type

Also it is possible with version 1.7.18 to use on custom post types; hide ‘unnecessary’ areas on the custom post types for different roles and post types.

Compatibility with the plugins for MetaBoxes in Write-area

  1. You can add your own options, you must only see for css selectors


  1. WordPress version 2.8 and later

This plugin has wide range of version support.

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