By John Hughes/Tips & Tricks – ElegantThemes.com – Image Not Credited.
In most cases, giving people unrestricted access to your dashboard isn’t a good idea. After all, the more people with administrator privileges, the greater the chance of a problem arising that could have serious consequences for your site. One excellent way to limit the number of people with access to your dashboard is to use temporary links to share sensitive content. This means if you need to share WordPress post drafts, for example, you won’t have to provide users with an account to see them. In this article, we’ll teach you how to do that, but first, let’s talk a bit more about the dangers of unrestricted access.
By CSSIgniter.com – Image Not Credited.
Do you build a plugin and want to easily display some general information? Or perhaps you are building a theme and want your customers to keep up with your blog? If you don’t want to build a dedicated settings page, then a simple (or complex, your call) widget on the WordPress dashboard should be enough. It’s very easy and very fast, too!
We’ll be creating a plugin that holds our code for this tutorial. While there is no specific goal, we’ll show how to handle some common use-cases.