Screen Options

The Screen Options let you choose which sections and columns on the current screen of the WordPress admin panel are displayed or not.

If you do not find a metabox, column or other module on a WordPress screen, always make sure to check the screen options.

Configure Screen Options

The screen options are a pull down menu which is located in the top right corner of your WordPress admin panel.

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You can see a list of the different modules and checkboxes in the ‘Screen Options’ dropdown menu. You can show or hide something on the current screen of the WordPress dashboard by simple checking or unchecking the boxes.

 

Example of the ‘Add new Page’ screen options:

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Example of ‘Menus’ screen options:

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