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Admin Expert Mode v1.8

I’d like to announce the official release of the updated Admin Expert Mode plugin (v1.8) for WordPress.

Allow users with access to the administration section to hide inline documentation and help text, which generally target beginning users.

Recommended update! Highlights: changed activation notice to recognize if user previously enabled expert mode; verified compatibility through WP 3.3; enqueue CSS; and more.

For more details, instructions, screenshots, and the download link, visit the plugin’s official homepage at :

Comments welcome on this post for this version of the plugin. Comments will be closed once this release has been superseded by another.

Read more for a detailed ChangeLog of the release.

Detailed ChangeLog

These are the detailed changes, which may or may not make sense to you depending on your familiarity with the previous features and internals of the plugin.

  • Change activation admin notice to recognize if settings is already true for user and say so
  • Hook ‘admin_enqueue_scripts’ action instead of ‘admin_head’ to output CSS
  • Hook ‘load-profile.php’ to add action for the profile.php page rather than using pagenow
  • Remove load_textdomain() and private static $textdomain_subdir and just load textdomain directly in do_init()
  • Add version() to return plugin version
  • Add register_styles(), enqueue_admin_css(), register_profile_page_hooks()
  • Move all CSS into admin.css
  • Remove add_css()
  • Change check in maybe_save_options() to ensure profile options are being updated
  • Update screenshots for WP 3.3
  • Add two new screenshots
  • Note compatibility through WP 3.3+
  • Create ‘lang’ subdirectory and move .pot file into it
  • Regenerate .pot
  • Add link to plugin directory page to readme.txt
  • Add ‘Domain Path’ directive to top of main plugin file
  • Minor code reformatting (spacing)
  • Update copyright date (2012)