Assistant is a new way to work with WordPress. It’s an every-day productivity tool that lets you navigate your WordPress site and handle quick tasks without needing to go to the WordPress Admin area.
I have been watching this since it came in first place in the Orange County WordCamp Plugin-a-Palooza Competition in 2019, but it is only over this last month that I have been using it fully. I like it – a lot.
It’s far from the first plugin I have adopted to male navigating WordPress less of a chore and much is likely to change with this one, but I feel this might be what I have been looking for.
Presently ( due to it’s pre-release status along with much actively on Github) it is not something I’m introducing to clients just yet, but I believe by the end of the year version one will be in the wild.
- More efficient navigation that feels more responsive due to the user interface and Ajax loading.
- Ability to duplicate post, custom post types and pages without another plugin
- Flexible labeling: ie. I could arrange my media library (removing another plugin) or label pages for collaborators.
- It really the drudgery out of working with many CPTs (ie. WooCommerce site with memberships, events and course)
- Beaver Builder users will find extra navigational help.
No one quite knows where this project is going More is planned for it than we are seeing and based on a few comments much is open.