Extend and Customize Your “Right Now” Widget in the WordPress Dashboard

You probably see the “Right Now” widget so often that you hardly pay attention to it anymore. Why not take that widget it and make it a little more useful for yourself?

The “Right Now” Extended plugin aims to do just that. It comes with a long list of widget settings that you can configure to personalize your “Right Now” widget to be exactly what you want to see.

Here’s the default “Right Now” widget:

Here’s an example “Right Now” Extended widget:

The widget settings allow you to choose the statistics you want from the following list:

  • Posts
  • Pages
  • Categories
  • Tags
  • Comments
  • Links
  • Users
  • Media

Mix and match the options until you get the most convenient display for your site.

The “Right Now” Extended plugin is available for free in the WordPress.org repository. For more information, check out the plugin’s homepage.