Useful Plugin Categories Archive: Utility

Admin Columns

ME: Manage and organize columns in the posts, users, comments and media lists in the WordPress admin panel. Transform the WordPress admin screens into beautiful, clear overviews.

Admin Menu Editor

ME: Simple and perfect for reorganizing admin menu items. I use it for many sites now: sorting alpha.

Advanced Editor Tools

Allows accessing custom styles in Classic and Block editor. AKA TinyMCE Advanced.

Auto Post Scheduler

Bulk scheduling of posts, especially good after importing a bunch of posts from another blog.

Better Search Replace

Bulk Page Creator

Allows you to create multiple pages in a batch/bulk manner saving time when initially setting up your WordPress site. This …
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Coming Soon Page & Maintenance Mode

ME: Protects site while under maintenance.

Disable Admin Notices Individually

ME: Free version allows you to hide notices. Done from the respective screens. Very nice.


ME: Creates dummy content, including featured images.Recommended by Sridhar Katakam.

Members – User Role Editor by Members

Originally by Justin Tadlock, known as Members.

Post Type Switcher

ME: This plugin adds a simple post-type drop-down to the post editor interface, allowing you to reassign any post to a new post type. It allows you to switch post’s type while editing your post.

Reveal IDs

ME: Shows IDs of posts in admin listing.

Under Contruction

Create an Under Construction Page, Maintenance Mode Page, Coming Soon Page or a Landing Page that takes less than a …
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User Role Editor

ME: Like Members by Justin Tadlock/ MemberPress

WP Auto Terms

ME: Generates simple Privacy Policy and Terms of Use pages via simple interface.

WP Custom Admin Interface

Just decided to test it out as alternative to Admin Menu Editor After some playing around, I deactivated the plugin …
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WP Optimize

ME: Made by the makers of UpdraftPlus, this is the free version of an optimization/caching plugin. Lots of top rankings at repository.

WP Security Audit Log

Plugin author told me that WordFence recommends this plugin for peeps looking for more audit data.