Change Site Settings from the Frontend in WordPress

change site settings from the frontend in wordpress

Nowadays, many companies are creating apps for their clients to be able to create a website in seconds. If you’re one of them, maybe you would like to let your clients manage their site settings from the frontend. For this, of course, you need to have good programming skills or a good programmer.

That’s going to take you whether time to do it by yourself or money to pay the programmer. However, we want to show you a really simple way to view and manage your site’s settings from the frontend in WordPress. We’re talking about the WP Frontend Admin plugin. It’s designed to help you view and edit any WP page from the frontend.

You can get it here:

Try plugin for free

You can try the premium plugin on your website for free for 7 days.


1- Open the Settings page in wp-admin

Once installed and activated, please go to Settings > General or any settings page you want to view and edit from the frontend. In this example, we’re going to the general settings section.

2- View on the Frontend

Now, you just need to click on View from the frontend. We know it sounds too simple, but it is that simple. You just need to click on it and the frontend of your site will be loaded to display the settings page.

3- Configure and Publish the Page

After that, you need to configure the page. For this, the plugin will show you a left side panel in which you can select the page’s title, URL slug, template, and menu. Also, you can hide any unnecessary elements to give your users a great, simplified experience.

For this, you just need to click on Hide element and then click on the elements you want to hide. Some elements you can hide:

  • General Settings header
  • Screen Options
  • Help
  • Warnings
  • Any text or element created by other plugins

Once you’ve finished configuring the page, just click on Save to publish the page.

4- Change settings from the frontend 

In order to change the site settings from the frontend, you and your users will be required to log in.

After that, you’ll be able to change any of the site’s settings from the frontend of your site.

DONE!

Did you see how simple it is to change site settings from the frontend using the WP Frontend Admin plugin? It’s really simple and fast.

You can get the plugin here:

Try plugin for free

You can try the premium plugin on your website for free for 7 days.


important questions

1- Can I use other plugins to create web apps?

Yes. You can display any admin page on the frontend, and it works with all WordPress plugins.

2- Is the plugin compatible with page builders?

Yes. You can use it with other page builders such as Elementor, Visual Composer, Gutenberg, Divi, Beaver Builder, WP Page Builder, Page Builder by SiteOrigin, Oxygen, Live Composer, Brizy, and many others to create great sites.

3- What if I cannot see this page on the frontend after login?

If you can not view the page after log in, you need to use one of these roles:

  • administrator
  • author

In case you don’t want to assign one of these roles, you can create a new user role with the User Role Editor plugin. This new user role needs the edit_theme_options capability.

4- How many elements can I hide?

You can hide all elements you want. It all depends on what you need.

Just be careful not to hide elements you might need in the future.

5- What if I want to revert the elements I’ve hidden?

You can revert that. Just click on Revert below the Hide element button.