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Replace “Howdy” in WordPress 3.3+ Admin Bar

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WordPress has a “Howdy” text in the admin bar. You can replace “Howdy” in the admin bar in WordPress 3.3 or above with any custom welcome text for the admin users.

Instructions: Add the following code to the functions.php file of your WordPress theme and replace “Howdy” with your word in the code.


<?php
// replace WordPress Howdy in WordPress 3.3
function replace_howdy( $wp_admin_bar ) {
    $my_account=$wp_admin_bar->get_node('my-account');
    $newtitle = str_replace( 'Howdy,', 'Logged in as', $my_account->title );            
    $wp_admin_bar->add_node( array(
        'id' => 'my-account',
        'title' => $newtitle,
    ) );
}
add_filter( 'admin_bar_menu', 'replace_howdy',25 );
?>

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