Add Custom Post Type Slugs to Admin Body Class

Add Custom Post Type Slugs to Admin `<body>` Class

Author:Aaron T. Grogg (profile at
WordPress version required:3.1
WordPress version tested:4.2.2
Plugin version:1.3
Added to WordPress repository:25-02-2012
Last updated:15-05-2015
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When in Admin mode, this plug-in adds classes to the <body> tag to let your CSS know where you are.

For example, if you are viewing the list of all your Posts, you would get this additional class:


And, when you are editing a Post, something like this:


Alternatively, for custom posts, for example "movie", you would see either:




This allows you to write custom CSS and JS to interact with these varying edit pages within WP.

Please let me know if you have any questions/suggestions/thoughts, Atg