``` /** * Change Dashboard Sidebar Labels * source: http://wordpress.stackexchange.com/questions/9211/changing-admin-menu-labels * * In the example below I am changing Posts to Articles and Category to Topic * * Disclaimer: this only changes the working in the Dashboard sidebar, not in the add/edit Posts/Category screens */ function so_change_post_menu_label() { global $menu; global $submenu; $menu[5][0] = 'Articles'; $submenu['edit.php'][5][0] = 'Articles'; $submenu['edit.php'][10][0] = 'Add Articles'; $submenu['edit.php'][15][0] = 'Topic'; // Change name for categories echo ''; } function so_change_post_object_label() { global $wp_post_types; $labels = &$wp_post_types['post']->labels; $labels->name = 'Articles'; $labels->singular_name = 'Article'; $labels->add_new = 'Add Article'; $labels->add_new_item = 'Add Article'; $labels->edit_item = 'Edit Article'; $labels->new_item = 'Article'; $labels->view_item = 'View Article'; $labels->search_items = 'Search Articles'; $labels->not_found = 'No articles found'; $labels->not_found_in_trash = 'No articles found in Trash'; } add_action( 'init', 'so_change_post_object_label' ); add_action( 'admin_menu', 'so_change_post_menu_label' ); ```