Although WordPress started as a small blogging system, it has now become a powerful CMS because but administrating your blog can be quite difficult sometimes. The admin area is the heart of any WordPress-powered website. It’s where everything is controlled and where admin, editors, authors and contributors publish content to posts, pages and other custom post types. There are many WordPress administration plugins out there, but with each upgrade WordPress is improved thus rendering plug-ins unusable or the developer stops upgrading the plugin.
Here, in this post I have compiled a list of most useful administration WordPress plugins for the save the your admin panel. Keep in mind that you have to save lots of time in order to become more effective and I’m sure that using these plugins right will save you a lot of time. Let me know if you think there’s a plugin that should be on this list and I will update it. Related articles you will definitely find worth checking out: analytics plugins, business plugins and WordPress themes plugins.
Close your website on maintenance. Search engines and regular users don’t see your site. Access only by login.
2. Peter’s Login Redirect
Define a set of redirect rules for specific users, users with specific roles, users with specific capabilities, and a blanket rule for all other users.
3. Nofollow Case by Case
Dofollow but Nofollow Case by Case allows you to selectively apply nofollow to your comments as well.
4. WP Maintenance Mode
Adds a maintenance-page to your blog that lets visitors know your blog is down for maintenance time.
5. Quick Post Management
Quick Post Management adds the following links visible to editors at the top/bottom of every page/post enabling one-click quick shortcuts.
6. Admin Menus Fixed
Ozh’ Admin Drop Down Menu + WordPress Toolbar + Standard Admin Menu Fixed to the Top of the Admin Screens. Less Scrolling!
7. Ultimate Maintenance Mode
The Ultimate Maintenance Mode plugin displays a screenshot of your website with an overlayed window and the reason your site is down.
8. Simple Backup
Simple Backup Plugin for WordPress create and download backups of your WordPress website.
9. Bootstrap Admin
A clean, minimalistic administration theme based on Twitter’s Bootstrap. This plugin will completely re-style your WordPress admin area, offering a cleaner experience.
The Event-O-Matic is a snappy little plugin that allows quick publishing of event listings on your website.
Adminimize is a WordPress plugin that lets you hide ‘unnecessary’ items from the WordPress backend and many many more …
12. ManageWP Worker
ManageWP is a revolutionary plugin that helps users manage multiple WordPress blogs from one dashboard.
13. Wp My Admin Bar
The Wp My Admin Bar Plugin expands on the default WordPress Admin Bar, adding 3 new quick access menus.
14. InfiniteWP Client
Install this plugin on unlimited sites and manage them all from a central dashboard. This plugin communicates with your InfiniteWP Admin Panel.
15. WebsiteDefender WordPress Security
The WebsiteDefender WordPress Security plugin is the ultimate must-have tool when it comes to WordPress security.
While compiling this list, it’s always a possibility that I missed some other great resources. Feel free to share it with us.