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Frontend admin menu


With this plugin you can create multiples menus for easy mode manage your website, then you can mapping roles with this menus created previously and then display it in the frontend or backend of your website. This plugin greatly streamlines workflow managers.

What can you do with Frontend admin menu?

  • Manage your administration menu links: Creates a menu by role and assign it to him. After this users can manage everything more agile.

  • Hide / Show admin bar: With this plugin you can enable or disable the top bar WordPress admin.

  • Enable admin menu to backend: You can also hide the menu on the left by default WordPress admin area and display the menu that you have created for each role

Contribute to us

This plugin is proudly open source (GPL license) and we’re always delighted to help you. But it´s necesary to contribute with a low donation apportation to continue developing with this plugin.


  • Manage your menus
  • Assign a menu to each of the roles
  • If you enable the last option , all users except the administrator can view the corresponding menu in the administration and the original admin menu is hiding.
  • Create a menu of administration for each of the roles


This section describes how to install the plugin and get it working.

  1. Uncompress the download package
  2. Upload folder including all files the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  3. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress


January 31, 2018
Sometimes there’s not much that we want to expose on the back end, just a bit. This does the trick nicely.
September 3, 2016
An excellent, easy way to keep your clients out of the admin dashboard. By far the best plugin to do it without jumping through hoops.
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Contributors & Developers

“Frontend admin menu” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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Version 3.2.2

  • Add: Compatibility with WordPress 5.0.1

Version 3.2.1

  • Fixed: Hook activation, desactivation
  • Fixed: Code standards
  • Add: Define ABSPATH

Version 3.2

  • Add: Styles admin page
  • Fixed: Bug load FontAwesome in backend page
  • Add: Change FontAwesome CDN to repository download
  • Change: Structure files plugin
  • Change: Icon menu of WP

Version 3.1

  • Add: colorpicker theme
  • Add: Font Awesome
  • Fixed: Padding top menu when admin bar is hidden
  • Remove: Provide roles notices in settings page
  • Remove: images icons
  • Change icon assets and icon menu in backend
  • Change options visibility options panels

Version 3.0

  • Tested compatibility with WordPress 4.9
  • Changed README.TXT information
  • Fixed: icons margins/paddings
  • Fixed: icon path JS

Version 2.9

  • Modified: Compatibility with WordPress 4.8.3
  • Fixed: no-icon-with-a-high-menu
  • Fixed: tab spaces

Version 2.8

  • Fixed: Js bug.
  • Fixed: Grammatical errors
  • Modified: Grammatical paragraphs

Version 2.7

  • Fixed: Js bug.

Version 2.6

  • Fixed: CSS.

Version 2.5

  • Add: CSS – Elegant theme.

Version 2.4

  • Fixed: Cookie

Version 2.3

  • Add: Admin bar apply to roles

Version 2.2

  • Add: Recommended user role editor in options page
  • Add: CSS Backend admin
  • Fixed: CSS admin bar

Version 2.1

  • Add: Menu style theme colors

Version 2.0

  • Fixed: Admin menu CSS backend

Version 1.9

  • Fixed: Cookie to set show or hide menu

Version 1.8

  • Add: Cookie to set show or hide menu
  • Add: Styles to menu

Version 1.7

  • Add: Links manage menu in admin page
  • Add: Modifications of visibility on mapping menu to roles
  • Add: Some traductions
  • Fixed: CSS text align of mapping menu to roles table

Version 1.6

  • Fixed: Activation hook

Version 1.5

  • Fixed: Position admin menu plugin

Version 1.4

  • Fixed: JS menu icons arrow

Version 1.3

  • Fixed: CSS id frontend-admin-menu

Version 1.2

  • Fixed: Hide backend menu items

Version 1.1

  • Add: Show menu in backend.
  • Add: Hide / Show admin bar in backend.
  • Add: Hide backend menu items

Version 1.0

  • initial version