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WPMU Simple Dashboard


This plugin allows site admins to turn on and off the following widgets on the WPMU dashboard (for all users):

  1. Primary Feed
  2. Secondary Feed
  3. Incoming Links
  4. Recent Comments
  5. Recent Drafts
  6. Plugins
  7. Quick Press
  8. Right Now

In addition, site admins can override the primary and secondary feeds.


  • Administrative View of Simple Dashboard Options.
  • User view of simplified dashboard.


  1. Upload the cets_simple_dashboard.php file to your wp-content/mu-plugins directory
  2. Go to Site Admin -> Options to configure dashboards.


  1. Can I chose which blogs this affects?

No,these are sitewide settings.


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Contributors & Developers

“WPMU Simple Dashboard” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.



1.6.1 – Performance fix to reduce queries on non-dashboard pages
1.6 – Modifications to prepare for WP 3.3
1.5 – Fixed help options for 3.0.
1.3.4 – Added the ability to modify the “other help” information on the dashboard page. Title “Other Help” can not be removed through standard filters, but the text underneath can be changed.
1.3.3 – Added the ability to modify the help information on the dashboard page. Note that html is allowed. Only site admins have access to the options, so XSS and hacking shouldn’t be an issue.