Dashboard Widget Order

Easily customize the order in which dashboard widgets display for users across an entire Multisite network.


  • Infinite column capability


April 20, 2014 - version
  • Infinite column capability

December 17, 2013 - version
  • WordPress 3.8 compatibility

January 15, 2011 - version 2.0.4

    October 10, 2010 - version 2.0.3

      October 13, 2009 - version 2.0.2

        June 5, 2009 - version 2.0.1

          May 18, 2009 - version 2

            April 1, 2009 - version 1

              Downloads 18,016

              Compatibility Multisite 4.1

              dashboard widget order lets you determine exactly what position dashboard widgets display in by default on your multisite network.

              Control widget display order network wide
              Control widget display order network wide

              Dashboard control for Multisite

              This plugin provides a simple way to edit the code that determines the position of dashboard widgets for the WordPress dashboard screen.

              Plus, you can easily add custom widgets to the mix. Take complete control of dashboard widgets on your network with Dashboard Widget Order.

              To Get Started:

              Start by reading Installing Plugins section in our comprehensive WordPress and WordPress Multisite Manual if you are new to WordPress.

              To Use:

              1.  Download the plugin file
              2.  Unzip the file into a folder on your hard drive
              3.  Open up the file dashboard-widget-order.php in your favorite text editor
              4.  Customize the order of widgets like so:

              change the order of widgets

              5.  Upload /dashboard-widgets-order/ folder to /wp-content/plugins/ folder on your site

              6.  Visit Network Admin -> Plugins and Network Activate it there.

              If you get stuck or have any questions please feel free to drop by the forums for assistance!