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FV Clone Screen Options

Simple plugin which lets you manage Screen Options of all the users on your blog.

Simple plugin which lets you manage Screen Options of all the users on your blog.

First set your own Screen Options and then clone them across all users with our plugin.

A huge time saver. Enjoy!

Free support available on our forums

Contributors FolioVision
Tags editor, screen, screen options
  1. fv-clone-screen-options screenshot 1

    FV Clone Screen Options in your Wordpress menu

  2. fv-clone-screen-options screenshot 2

    FV Clone Screen Options screen

  3. fv-clone-screen-options screenshot 3

    Here's how you set your own Screen Options which you are able to clone to other users

You can use the built in installer and upgrader, or you can install the plugin manually.

Version 0.2.4

  • Fix for sites with thousands of users

Version 0.2.3

  • Fix for PHP warnings caused by new WordPress version.

Version 0.2.2

  • Added support of WP 3.0 post types
  • Added support for link and media manager
  • Added sepparate button for just saving the settings for new users

Version 0.2.1

  • Added support for list of posts and pages (Post -> Edit and Pages -> Edit)

Version 0.2

  • Custom Screen Options configuration interface was removed.
  • All the standard Wordpress Screen Options configuration panels are used, so plugin is easier to use.
  • Works with post, page and dashboard screens.

Version 0.1

  • Plugin has its own interface for configuring Screen Options.
  • Support only for post screen.

What screens are being cloned?

For all the post types (including 'link', 'dashboard' and custom post types):

  • Metabox visibility, position and open/closed state.
  • Number of columns on editing screen.
  • Number of items per page.
  • Columns in the list of the items.


  • WP admin panel menu open/closed state.
  • Dashboard items.

What user meta values are being cloned?

Here's a list of the basic and legacy items:

  • wp_user-settings
  • managelink-managercolumnshidden
  • manageuploadcolumnshidden
  • edit_per_page
  • manageeditcolumnshidden
  • wp_usersettings
  • edit_pages_per_page
  • manageeditpagescolumnshidden
  • wp_metaboxorder_post
  • wp_metaboxorder_page
  • wp_metaboxorder_dashboard

Also all of this for all the posts types (post, page, attachment, revision) plus 'link', 'dashboard' and all the custom post types:

  • metaboxhidden_TYPE
  • closedpostboxes_TYPE
  • screen_layout_TYPE
  • meta-box-order_TYPE
  • edit_TYPE_per_page
  • manageedit-TYPEcolumnshidden
Version 0.2.4

Requires WordPress version: 2.7 or higher

Compatible up to: 4.7.2

Last Updated 08 Dec 2016

Date Added: 10 Feb 2010

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