Site Admin Tools

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These site admin tools use WPMU DEV Premium plugin that are included with all ‘Out-of-the-box’ wp.mu installs.

If you installed your own WordPress MU you can extend your site admin tools by installing these mu-plugins yourself — we’ve listed each plugin used to make it easier for you to locate.

Admin Messages

The Admin messages provide the ability to easily place a message which will be displayed on every page inside all dashboards of your site. This uses the Premium Admin Message plugin.

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Blog Activity

Collects data on how many blogs were updated in the past “hour”, “day”, and “month” .  This uses the Premium Blog Activity plugin.

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Content Monitor

Allows you to monitor your entire site for set words that you define and sends you an email whenever they are used.

By default, your content monitor is disabled. This uses the Premium Content Monitor plugin.

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Login Image

This is used to change the image that is displayed on the login page. This uses the Premium Rebranding WordPress plugin.

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Send Email

This tool provides the ability to send emails to all users. Users also have the option to unsubscribe from the mailing list. This uses Premium Mass Email Sender plugin.

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Reports

Images of reportsThis provides the ability to check post and comment activity per blog and per user for the past 15, 30 or 45 days as:

1. Page activity for a blog
2. Post activity for a blog
3. Comment activity for a user
4. Page activity for a user
5. Post activity for a user

This uses the Premium Report plugin.

TOS

This places a Terms of Service box on the signup form forcing the user to tick the associated checkbox in order to continue. Check out Edublogs TOS here.

This uses the Premium Terms of Service plugin.

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Tips

Tips are similar to Admin Message in that they provide the ability to easily place a message which will be displayed on every page inside all dashboards of your site.

However unlike Admin Messages, you can add numerous tips which change as the user navigates inside their dashboard.

This is how you edit in the dashboard:

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This is where tips are displayed in your users dashboard:

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User Activity

Image of user activityCollects data on how many users updated in the past “minutes”, “hour”, “day”, and “month”

This uses the Premium User Activity plugin.

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