WPMU DEV Dashboard

Add one-click installation and automatic updates for all the WPMU DEV plugins and themes, get better support access, and activate our complete services toolkit.

Version 4.0.9

  • Improved error messages


Version 4.0.9
  • Improved error messages

Version 4.0.8
  • Themes can now be enabled/disabled network-wide on multisite installations.
  • For those who really want to use it: The Logout button is working again!
  • Improve performance of the Dashboard.

Version 4.0.7
  • Available updates are now displayed above other plugins/themes.
  • We made the Dashboard much more reliable!

Version 4.0.6
  • Remote updates are working now!

Version 4.0.5
  • Plugin just got faster and more stable!

Version 4.0.4
  • Important: Turn off automatic updates in Manage page to upgrade to this version!

Version 4.0.3
  • Add a new notification in Themes page when an update for Upfront parent is available
  • Fix bug that would show dismissed Dashboard notifications again after each API sync
  • Fix incorrect message "Theme is at latest version" during theme update
  • Fix the URL of "Get Support" button on the Support page
  • Add new button to Support page to open a new ticket if no tickets are open
  • Display error message if plugin or theme installation fails
  • Fix the "Back to Dashboard" link that is displayed right after update from v 3.5
  • Fix permission check to not display notifications while logged out
  • Fix several small PHP warnings, JS errors and layout issues

Version 4.0.2
  • Fix an incorrectly initialized dashboard setting, that could cause troubles with other WPMUDEV plugins
  • Fix problem with empty dashboard after update forcing an API-refresh on first activation
  • Fix several minor UI issues (borders, margins, ...)

Version 4.0.1
  • Fix broken dashboard layout that was caused by certain third-party plugins.
  • Fix a typo.

Version 4
  • Complete redesign with new UI

Version 3.5.3
  • Fix: Support for transition of old Membership & Protected Content to Membership2

Version 3.5.2
  • Fix: View details links on plugins with wp.org slug conflict going to wrong place
  • Fix: Free members incorrectly getting shown install/autoupdate buttons

Version 3.5.1
  • Fix: Change activation link for Upfront theme if parent not installed to prevent errors
  • Fix: Don't show activate link prematurely when installing Upfront parent in background
  • New: Give better progress feedback on slow install of Upfront parent

Version 3.5
  • New: Support for Upfront themes!
  • New: Toggle/hide legacy themes
  • Fix: URL in connection error text was wrong
  • Fix: Enable error feedback for one-click theme installs

Version 3.4.9
  • New: Prompt to grant support access after submitting a ticket
  • Fix: Add workaround for poorly coded Mojo Marketplace/github-plugin-updater
  • Fix: Stop running and deregister crons on subsites in multisite
  • Fix: Remove unused free projects list from single member dashboard
  • Fix: Minor css padding issue in WP 4.0

Version 3.4.8
  • New: Support single membership autoupdates for packaged products (CoursePress + MarketPress)

Version 3.4.7
  • Fix: Adjust css to avoid triggering a Comodo firewall rule on some hosts

Version 3.4.6
  • Fix: Install button never showed complete in project details window
  • Fix: Conflicts with other FontAwesome plugins

Version 3.4.5
  • Fix: Check system compatibility before allowing auto-installs from notices and widget
  • Fix: Don't show activate links on listings page if project is incompatible
  • Code reformatting and documentation improvements

Version 3.4.4
  • Fix: Change upgrade urls to route through login on WPMU DEV
  • Fix: Fix numerous upgrade/install messages to link to configure instead if no API key set

Version 3.4.3
  • New: Added plugin icon as font for WP3.8+ versions
  • New: List PHP extensions under system info page
  • Fix: More graceful handling of API connection issues and more detailed debug info
  • Fix: Minor CSS fixes (resolved issue with rep points hover overlapping main admin menu)
  • Fix: Add a maxlength to the support question title to prevent being cuttoff

Version 3.4.2
  • New: Alphabetically order plugin list in support dropdown
  • Fix: Change support page behavior for sites with updates disabled
  • Fix: Add decimal to default menu position of avoid other plugin conflicts
  • Fix: bug that could cause incompatibility with other 3rd party updaters (props Chris Aprea)
  • Fix: Various styling issues

Version 3.4.1
  • Enable remote support access tab
  • Text changes to avoid confusion
  • Minor style adjustments

Version 3.4
  • WP 3.8 styles compatibility!
  • Support for optional background autoupdates
  • Improve the support page view, adding instructions, system info, remote access
  • Show login screen by default instead of signup
  • Show configure link on listings when supported
  • Show activate/deactivate links on listings
  • Show usage instructions links on listings
  • Integration with new dashboard notices
  • Make listings default order by popularity
  • Push incompatible products to bottom of listings
  • Clean depreciated code
  • Fix theme changelog popup from themes grid page
  • Honor update_themes capability
  • Retire upgrade notices
  • Fix upgrade instead of configure links showing before API key is set

Version 3.3.3
  • Adjust free user behavior
  • Fixed problems with plugin search on dashboard page
  • Adjusted wording for Q&A posting
  • Update default pot language file

Version 3.3.2
  • Fix login bug introduced in 3.3.1

Version 3.3.2
  • Fix login bug introduced in 3.3.1

Version 3.3.2
  • Fix login bug introduced in 3.3.1

Version 3.3
  • Update for new WPMU DEV plans

Version 3.2.6
  • Fix WPMU DEV News dashboard widget
  • Support for WP 3.6 (jQuery 1.9)
  • Fix trailing whitespace issue

Version 3.2.5
  • Fix double updating of themes when clicking "Update all Themes" on Updates page

Version 3.2.4
  • Handle WPMU DEV API connection problems more gracefully, with helpful error message

Version 3.2.3
  • Remove any conflicting-slug local WPMU DEV plugins from WP update notifications
  • A few more style compatibility updates for WP 3.5
  • Fix memory leaks in Safari on Windows

Version 3.2.2
  • More style compatibility updates for WP 3.5
  • Reset allowed user when reactivating the plugin
  • Handle https admin areas better

Version 3.2.1
  • Initial style compatibility updates for WP 3.5
  • allow override of menu location via define('WPMUDEV_MENU_LOCATION', 3);

Version 3.2
  • Rewrite Dashboard and Listings pages to be more useful to free or single members
  • Fix numerous permission bugs and errors for free or single members
  • Show incompatible products in listings, just disabled
  • Redesigned the Support page
  • Much improved notification handling of the 133 theme pack
  • Added a filter to be able to exclude notifications of a specific plugin update

Version 3.1.5
  • Add no WPMUDEV_NO_AUTOACTIVATE define to be able to prevent activation in single site
  • Fix errors on plugin upgrade
  • Make 133 theme pack filtering more efficient

Version 3.1.4
  • Filter out unofficial update notifications for 133 theme pack

Version 3.1.3
  • Fix Installed & Activated message confusion on installing themes
  • Fix some CSS compatibility issues in the plugin, props @Daniel
  • Filter incompatible plugins from autosuggest list

Version 3.1.2
  • Added filter logic to convert images and JS to use https when admin area is using ssl.
  • Modify permissions logic for admin menus. This should work correctly when the site has blocked install/update perms on plugins and themes. Like when setting DISALLOW_FILE_MODES in wp-config.php the Plugins and Themes sections are not displayed to the user.

Version 3.1.1
  • Fix bug where not showing themes as installed in Themes listings
  • Limit Dashboard plugin to first admin user by default, and actually hide from all others
  • Ability to use define("WPMUDEV_LIMIT_TO_USER", "1, 10"); to limit the entire plugin to certain admin users
  • Change api url back to HTTP from HTTPS for compatibility with non CURL systems

Version 3.1
  • HUGE Update! Complete rewrite
  • Redesign of everything
  • Dashboard page view with reputation and history
  • Plugin/Theme browsing pages
  • Instant one-click plugin/theme installs from the dashboard
  • Slideup product info/screenshots
  • Instant searching, filtering, and ordering of listings
  • Community page with forum activity
  • Support page with instant support topic creation/monitoring from dashboard
  • Membership and payment info in dashboard
  • New dashboard widgets: News, quick links
  • Support for central view of updates for all sites on WPMU DEV
  • Ability to limit functionality to a specific user on client sites

Version 2.1.3
  • Added extra error checks and redundancy in case of API server problems

Version 2.1.2
  • WP 3.2 Compatibility

Version 2.1.1
  • Ajaxified dismiss links.

Version 2.1
  • Added support for free WPMU DEV projects hosted on WordPress.org

Version 2.0.2
  • Fixed bug with api key saving

Version 2.0.1
  • Major rewrite! Required for the latest versions of WPMU DEV plugins.
  • 3.1 compatibility
  • Auto-updates for compatible themes/plugins. Bulk auto-updates as well.
  • New release notices
  • More admin notice control
  • Transparent integration into the WordPress update system: Counts, plugin/theme pages with sorting
  • Quick links to instructions and support
  • Instant preview of changelogs

Version 1.0.4
  • Switched to ms-admin.php from wpmu-admin.php (Wordpress Multi Site 3.0.x compatibility)

Version 1.0.3

    Version 1.0.2

      Version 1.0.1

        Version 1
          WPMU DEV Dashboard comes FREE with your WPMU DEV Membership GET WPMU DEV Dashboard FOR FREE 100% free 14 day trial. Find out more
          Downloads 856,589 Compatibility WordPress 4.5.2Multisite 4.5.2BuddyPress 2.5.3

          Bring one-click access to our full product lineup and 24/7/365 WordPress support to your dashboard. Plus, activate backup and restore, performance monitoring and SEO recommendations – all while making your site more secure.

          Connect the powerful services available with your WPMU DEV membership.

          Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger

          The WPMU DEV Dashboard plugin activates services from the onsite dashboard to give you harder stronger security, better SEO and site management, while improving speed and stability.

          All the power of WPMU DEV Products, Support and services on your dashboard at full speed.

          Browse and install WPMU DEV themes and plugins right from the dashboard.

          One-Click Installs, Automatic Updates

          Browse WPMU DEV themes and plugins in a simple-to-navigate app store environment. When you find a plugin or theme you like, install it with a click.

          Turn on automatic updates and get every upgrade and security improvement automatically. Yay! for one less thing to worry about.

          Easily jump from feature to feature with quicklinks.

          Quick Support and Account Access

          The WPMU DEV Dashboard plugin adds quick access to the WPMU DEV features you use most.

          Edit account information, Create a support ticket, browse the community, access manuals, find tutorials – there are quicklinks for just about everything you need.

          Give a support hero access to your site with the click of a button.

          Grant Support Access

          Give one of our highly qualified support heroes temporary access to the back end of your site to help fix complex issues.

          Support access is a click away, completely secure and can be turned on/off at any time.

          Collect hero points and buy things.

          Track Your Hero Points

          Participate in discussions and help other members to earn hero points.

          Build your reputation and redeem your points for real stuff, like discounted memberships and t-shirts. Get enough points and we will give you a lifetime membership!

          All your important system information in one place.

          System Information Report

          Easily access system information in one easy to navigate report. View PHP, MYSQL, WordPress, Server and HTTP Requests.

          All the information you’ll need for support or system maintenance in one place.

          Give specific users access to the WPMU DEV Dashboard.

          Who Will See Dashboard Features?

          Building a client site or offering managed hosting and want to control who can see the WPMU DEV menu?

          Control which administrators can access the WPMU DEV Dashboard plugin and see announcements – perfect for developers and design agencies.

          Getting Started:

          Begin by Installing the WPMU DEV Dashboard plugin.

          New to WordPress? The Installing Plugins section or our comprehensive WordPress and WordPress Multisite Manual will guide you through installing your first plugin.

          • Activate the plugin in the WordPress or Multisite admin panel:
            On a standard WordPress installation – Click the Plugins tab. Find the WPMU DEV Dashboard plugin and click Activate.
          • For a WordPress Multisite installation – Go to Network Admin > Plugins. Find the WPMU DEV Dashboard plugin and click Network Activate. Note: This plugin is an administrative tool and will only be made available to your network administrators.

          This will add the WPMU DEV menu to the WordPress admin panel sidebar. Keep in mind, only Administrators can see the new menu.

          Menu items include:


          In the Activity module, you’ll see your recently earned Hero Points. Help other WPMU DEV members to earn Hero Points. Redeem points for real stuff, like discounted memberships and t-shirts.


          View and download the most popular WPMU DEV plugins in the Popular Plugins module.

          Use the Quick Links module for fast access to Plugin & Theme installation, all the WPMU DEV WordPress manuals, lodging a support ticket or visiting the WPMU DEV Community. It’s all your favorite WPMU DEV features at your fingertips.


          Search the entire WPMU DEV catalog of plugins. Sorting by options and categories makes it easy to find what you are looking for or to discover new plugins.


          Click Install to add and activate WPMU DEV plugins without ever leaving your dashboard. One-click installation and activation is the fastest most convenient way to install and activate WordPress plugins.

          Use the Configure button when available to jump directly to the plugins settings and configuration options.


          Click the instructions link to browse usage documents right from the WordPress dashboard.


          Browse, search, install and activate Upfront starter themes. Sort by popularity, release date, recently updated, downloads or title to easily find a theme that is right for your project.


          Use Install for one-click Upfront installation and starter theme activation.

          Just like with Plugins, usage instructions are readily available to quickly reference without ever leaving the WordPress dashboard. Simply click the instructions tab and a pop-over will appear with the setup guide.


          The My Tickets module links to your support tickets with recent activity and shows how many replies each ticket has. Threads with unread comments are marked by a yellow comment notification.


          Use the Support Access module to give a Support Hero temporary access to your site. It’s secure, convenient and you can revoke access at any time. Click Grant Support Access to authorize access to support for 5 days. Click Extend to extend authorization past 5 days.


          Turn off access at any time by clicking Revoke. Leave a special instruction to help your Support Hero solve your problem more quickly.

          Get all of your System information quickly – in one place. The System Info button in the upper left-hand corner of the screen provides reports for:

              • PHP
              • MySQL
              • WordPress
              • Server
              • HTTP Request

          Basically, all the information you need to debug or troubleshoot your site in one place, from WordPress and Database information to server and API pull requests.


          The Membership and API Key modules show your current subscription information and give you quick access links to change or update your password information, manage your API key, update billing information and manage or change your subscription level.

          General Settings is where you can enable/disable automatic updates for WPMU DEV plugins.


          The Permissions module lets you control which administrators can access and see the WPMU DEV menu and announcements. Only users with assigned permission can see the WPMU DEV menu and announcements. This makes the WPMU DEV Dashboard perfect for developers and use on client sites.


          Need More?

          You should now have everything you need to get started. But don’t worry, If you still have questions our Support Heroes are on call 24/7/365. Submit a ticket and we’ll respond shortly.

          WPMU DEV Dashboard Features

          WPMU DEV Dashboard adds a huge level of convenience.

          • One-click installations
          • Dashboard plugin browse and install
          • Dashboard theme browse and install
          • Simply login to setup
          • Integrated badge notifications
          • One-click updates
          • WPMU DEV dashboard news feed
          • Dashboard widget quick links
          • New release notifications
          • Update notifications
          • View recent WPMU DEV activity
          • Membership manager
          • Background updates
          • Hide notifications
          • Limit to Multisite Super Admin
          • See reputation points
          • Built-in conflict avoidance
          • Occasional special membership discounts
          • Participate in WPMU DEV community
          • Access forum search
          • Fast access to Q&A
          • Grant temporary access to support staff
          • Direct links to usage instructions
          • Installed theme version information
          • Installed plugin version information
          • Post support questions
          • System information quick view
          • PHP configuration information
          • MySQL information
          • Server information