Add Custom Info Widget to WordPress Admin Dashboard [code snippet]

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Add Custom Info Widget to WordPress Admin Dashboard [code snippet]

The snippet below helps you customize the default WordPress admin dashboard. Sometimes the dashboard contains too much information and you want to simplify it for you or your clients. The code below will help you hide existing widgets and add a custom one. In this example I added a user guide to help new users learn how to add new content to the site.

Add code to the bottom of your themes functions.php


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