highlight post_states within admin posts and pages

Adding this snippet to the functions.php of your wordpress theme will highlight the posts_states within the admin post and page sections.

( example screenshot )

function custom_post_states( $post_states ) {
   foreach ( $post_states as &$state ){
   $state = '<span class="'.strtolower( $state ).' states">' . str_replace( ' ', '-', $state ) . '</span>';
   return $post_states;
add_filter( 'display_post_states', 'custom_post_states' );

function custom_post_states_css(){
	echo '<style>
		.post-state .states{
			padding:3px 8px 3px 8px;
		.post-state .password{background:#000;color:#fff;}
		.post-state .pending{background:#83CF21 !important;color:#fff;}
		.post-state .private{background:#E0A21B;color:#fff;}
		.post-state .draft{background:#006699;color:#fff;}

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  1. Thanks for this. It should make a good companion to the (now updated) custom statuses snippet.

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