How to Change the “Howdy” message to “Welcome”

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I got some comments on my previous blog post from my website user regarding tot the WordPress question. Here is the question How to Change the “Howdy” message to “Welcome” in WordPress admin dashboard. I think to create a separate tutorial for this topic and share the this with that user.

Want to change the WordPress default message “Howdy” to something else like “Welcome”, then keep your close attention in this tutorial. There are two options to do change the “Howdy” message to “Welcome” in admin dashboard area.

WordPress Custom Post Types

Using the jQuery

Use the below function to change the “Howdy” message to “Welcome”.

Using the PHP Code

You can also change the howdy message by using the gettext filter.


About: Prem Tiwari

Prem Tiwari is the founder of and also a professional developer who has vast experience in PHP and open source technologies. Apart from this, he is a blogger by hobby and also he has been a regular speaker of WordPress sessions in various IT Companies.

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