How to Change the Names of Menu items in the WordPress Backend

What are “Posts”? Sounds like a silly question for an everyday WordPress user. But for the client that may not be accustom to everyday WordPress lingo it gets downright confusing. So, let’s change the names! Simple enough. Let’s add some functions to your theme’s function.php file.

This function changes the “Menu Name”. So in this example, we are changing, “Posts” to “Blog Entries”.

You can even change the name, “Categories” and “Tags” to fit your specific project:

You can also change the way the post object is edited and it’s names.

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