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Replace Menu Text Within the Admin Sidebar Menu

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Do you want to replace the word “post” in the admin menu with the word “article”? While there’s probably a plugin for this, we have created a quick code snippet that you can use to replace menu text within the admin sidebar menu in WordPress.

Instructions:

All you have to do is add this code to your theme’s functions.php file or in a site-specific plugin:

add_filter(  'gettext',  'change_post_to_article'  );
add_filter(  'ngettext',  'change_post_to_article'  );

function change_post_to_article( $translated ) {
     $translated = str_ireplace(  'Post',  'Article',  $translated ); 
     return $translated;
}

Note: If this is your first time adding code snippets in WordPress, then please refer to our guide on how to properly add code snippets in WordPress, so you don’t accidentally break your site.

If you liked this code snippet, please consider checking out our other articles on the site like: 62 best free WordPress blog themes and how to create a contact form in WordPress.

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