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Last Used Items


This plugin works for posts, pages and custom post types, e.g. products.

After installation and activation a “Last Used” menu entry appears on top of the screen in the wp-admin area with the last edited items.

If your Site-URL changes during development, the log entries will have the wrong url. In this case use “Last Used Items Clear Log” in the settings options.

The plugin keeps database storage and traffic slim by only saving up to 1000 slim log-entries.
I have been testing the plugin with other major plugins, with no known issus.


  • Hover over "Last Used" menu entry


This section describes how to install the plugin and get it working.

  1. Upload the plugin files to the /wp-content/plugins/plugin-name directory, or install the plugin through the WordPress plugins screen directly.
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ screen in WordPress


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Contributors & Developers

“Last Used Items” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


“Last Used Items” has been translated into 1 locale. Thank you to the translators for their contributions.

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Release date: 12.06.2020

  • Fix: fixed update mechanic


Release date: 01.06.2020

  • Feature: optimized “Last Used Items Clear Log” settings page.


Release date: 31.05.2020

  • Feature: log entries are now user specific, so every user hast its own last used items.
  • Feautre: there is a new option “Last Used Items Clear Log” in the settings options. Use ist if your site-url changes and log-entries do not match your site-url anymore.


Release date: 30.05.2020

  • Fix: optimized database queries


Release date: 26.02.2020

  • Fix: make sure 10 items are displayed, not less – if already available


Release date: 26.02.2020

  • Fix: now supports https://


Release date: 24.02.2020

  • Feature: button now on top screen (wp quicklinks toolbar), no forwarding anymore


Release date: 15.02.2020

  • Fix: changed forwarding from php to javascript, since some hosts did not support php-forwarding


Release date: 07.02.2020

  • Fix: new published custom post types are now correctly shown by the plugin
  • Fix: i changed the last used icon in the wp-admin area


Release date: 02.02.2020

  • Fix: sanitizing data in plugin


Release date: 30.01.2020

  • Fix: new published pages are now shown by the plugin