Custom widget for WordPress Dashboard

By | December 18, 2011

Create custom Dashboard widget from WordPress

Using custom dashboard widget you can run news announcements to authors,subscribers.Here we are sharing how to create a custom widget for your dashboard.Add this code  following code to your WordPress theme function template.That it’s you can see the dashboard custom widget on your WordPress dashboard.


add_action(‘wp_dashboard_setup’, ‘my_custom_dashboard_widgets’);

function my_custom_dashboard_widgets()
global $wp_meta_boxes;

wp_add_dashboard_widget(‘custom_help_widget’, ‘LiveTUT | Support’, ‘custom_dashboard_help’);

function custom_dashboard_help() {
echo ‘
Widget created by you have any questions or need assistance,
please contact us through E-mail: or submit
<a href="">here</a>’;


By changing the echo string you can give your  custom message.

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