[wp-hackers] WordPress "simple mode"

Mike Schinkel mikeschinkel at newclarity.net
Tue May 18 23:29:54 UTC 2010

I've got a client that wants to hide most things except for admin users.

BTW, do you have a link to the post? Would love to read it. I looked for it but could not find it.


On May 18, 2010, at 7:25 PM, Matthew Gerring wrote:

> This was mentioned by Otto on Matt Mullenweg's blog today. When I read the comment, I was right in the middle of coding up a dashboard widget to accomplish a lot of what he's talking about. I just want to see how much interest there is in this idea- I think there's a real need for it.
> "Perhaps WordPress should try to capture that market. Make a “simple mode” sort of thing. Eliminate a lot of the settings and such, or fold them down into hidden menus. Make the “new post” screen the main screen, dump the pages entirely, hide all the plugins. Might help for an intro sort of view."
> Thoughts?
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