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This plugin is for colour coding the admin menu. Users are able to define the colours they want in the plugins settings. I created the plugin to make it easier to switch between sections of the admin area when updating my wordpress websites. This plugin was created by Alex Wells while working as a Web Developer at Simpsons Creative


  • Old default colours
  • examples
  • change the colours


  1. Upload folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress


Who Created the plugin =

This plugin has been created by Alex Wells, a Web Developer working at Simpsons Creative


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  • Updated to bring it inline with 4.3

2.1 =

  • Removed white space from plugin which caused issues with RSS
    2.1 =

  • Changed the default colour scheme

  • Add follow me on twitter button
  • Added some pre-made themes
  • Fixed the admin menu item that was not changing