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WP Admin Buttons



  • Widget
  • Shortcode – for the parameters see the Other Notes section.
  • Custom Colors – set your favorite colors.

Shortcode and Function Parameters

The following parameters can be used for the shortcode or the PHP function of the plugin, printWPAdminButton()

  • href – the link url.

    [wp_admin_button href=”http://my-download-url/”]

    ‘http://my-download-url/’) ); ?>

  • label – the text label shown in the button.

    [wp_admin_button label=”Get” href=”http://my-download-url/”]

    ‘Get’, ‘href’ => ‘http://my-download-url/’ ) ); ?>

  • size – the button size. This argument accepts either large, medium, small.

    [wp_admin_button size=”large” href=”http://my-download-url/”]

    ‘large’, ‘href’ => ‘http://my-download-url/’ ) ); ?>

  • type – the button type. This argument accepts either button-primary, or buton-secondary.

    [wp_admin_button type=”button-secondary” href=”http://my-download-url/”]

    ‘button-secondary’, ‘href’ => ‘http://my-download-url/’ ) ); ?>

The follwoing color arguments can override the defult colors.

  • label_color – the label text color.
  • background_color – the button background color.
  • border_color – the button border color.

    [wp_admin_button label_color=”#ccc” background_color=”transparent” href=”http://my-download-url/”]

    ‘background_color’ => ‘transparent’,
    ‘href’ => ‘http://my-download-url/’,

The following additional HTML tag attributes can be set.

  • title – the title attribute.
  • class – the class attribute.
  • style – the inline style attribute.
  • target – the target attribute.
  • rel – the rel attribute.

    [wp_admin_button title=”Get the file now!” class=”my-custom-class-selector” “style=”text-align:center;” target=”_blank” rel=”nofollow” href=”http://my-download-url/”]

    ‘title’ => ‘Get the file now!’,
    ‘class’ => ‘my-custom-class-selector’,
    ‘style’ => ‘text-align:center’,
    ‘target’ => ‘_blank’,
    ‘href’ => ‘http://my-download-url/’,


  • Widget Form
  • Front-end



  1. Upload wp-admin-buttons.php and other files compressed in the zip folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory.,
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress.


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Contributors & Developers

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1.0.2 – 2015/02/01

  • Fixed field title labels of the widget form.

1.0.1 – 2015/01/31

  • Fixed a misspelled function name.

1.0.0 – 2015/01/31

  • Chagned the version for release.


  • Fixed a compatibility issue with third-party plugins.


  • Added the ability to restore the previous color when the mouse cursor goes out the button.


  • Added custom mouse hover color fields.


  • Added a description field in the widget form.


  • Fixed some small bugs.

0.0.1 – 2015/01/27

  • Released beta.