Treehouse NewsNew Course: Customizing the WordPress Admin Area

Zac Gordon
writes on July 24, 2014

In this course I’ll teach you how to customize the WordPress admin area in a number of different ways. We walk through customizing the login screen, admin navigation, admin color schemes and even how to create custom dashboard widgets. With each example I’ll show you how to code the solution from scratch or use a plugin so you can follow along with these customizations regardless of your skill level.

Check out the full course outline.

2 Responses to “New Course: Customizing the WordPress Admin Area”

  1. Hi i have a quick question for you !!

    why word press shrinks my large back ground images sizes (3000 *900).
    i have the problem in this site .

  2. Hey there,

    I just wanted you to know that enjoyed the tree house show and I must say it is the best and informative way to learn about the web easier.

    I have a little knowledge about customizing the WordPress admin.

    My though WordPress is a truly great content management system that if you can learn how to customize it will the visitor another experience of which is adding extra help to the visitor or consumer on the page.


    Keep rockin’,


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