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This plugin extend the back-end to useful features, cool dashboard widgets, form widgets and front-end components. It based on the very popular Backend Plus plugin, but the Elite version contains more things. Furthermore it will get more updates.

Advantages of plugin

  • Increase the speed of your webpage! - Enable the gzip compression of server.
  • Delete the unused files and folders! - Scan and find the unnecessary elements.
  • Be simpler the back-end interface! - Hide the unused elements and texts.
  • Let's work effectively and quickly! - Extend the operation of input fields.
  • Make an informative nice dashboard! - Add some new widgets to dashboard.
  • Set the back-end features as global! - The settings available for other users.
  • Turn on useful automatic operations! - Delete cache, October.Demo plugin, etc.

New back-end features

  • Enable the gzip compression. More info »
  • Hide the menu description in sidebar.
  • Use the wysiwyg editor instead of code editor.
  • Hide the search field in sidebar.
  • Focus the search field automatically.
  • Hide the menu icon in sidebar.
  • Change the profile image to rounded or circle.
  • Show the virtual keyboard by input fields.
  • Widgets manage disabled on the Dashboard.
  • Hide the "Find more themes" link in Design.
  • Hide the label in the top menu.
  • Add the clear button to input fields.
  • Enable a right-click menu on the Back-end.

All features can be set as global. If you check this option, the current feature will work for all administrators. The superusers only modify the global settings.

Automatic operations

  • When I login to the back-end
    • Delete the cache of webpage
  • After the October was updated
    • Uninstall the October.Demo plugin
    • Delete the trash files of October

CMS cleaner

Delete the unused files and folders of OctoberCMS such as text files (readme and license), old files, empty folders and unnecessary database settings. You can find this feature on the Settings > System > Trash items page. For compatibility reasons you can use the latest version of OctoberCMS and plugins!

New dashboard widgets

  • System status plus (updates, plugins and themes)
  • Versions (CMS, PHP and GD library)
  • RSS viewer (title, date and description)
  • Logs (event, access, request and theme)
  • Cache storage (view diagram and delete files)
  • Random images (hundreds of high-quality photos)
  • Last logins (date, user name and IP address)
  • Administrators (users, groups and last login)
  • PHP settings (upload limit, memory limit and timezone)
  • Server info (host, IP address and operation system)

New front-end components

  • Lorem ipsum image
  • Lorem ipsum text

New form widgets

  • Pickadate (datepicker and timepicker)
  • TimePicki (timepicker)
  • MiniColors (colorpicker)

Available languages

  • en - English
  • de - Deutsch
  • ru - Русский
  • es - Español
  • hu - Magyar
  • pt-br - Português
  • tr - Türkçe

Activate features

  1. Click on the Back-end preferences in the profile menu.
  2. Click on the Display, Behavior or Context menu tab.
  3. You can activate any new features.

Add widget

  1. Go to the Dashboard page in the Backend.
  2. Click on the Manage widgets > Add widget button.
  3. Select the any Backend Elite widgets from the list.


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Cool dashboard widgets


pickadate - renders a text field used for selecting date and times.

    label: Date
    type: pickadate
    mode: date
Option Description
mode the expected result, either date, datetime or time. Default: datetime.
selectYears display select menus to pick the year. Default: false.
selectMonths display select menus to pick the month. Default: false.
interval choose the minutes interval between each time in the list. Default: 30.

See the demo: http://amsul.ca/pickadate.js


timepicki - renders a text field used for selecting times.

    label: Time
    type: timepicki
    stepSizeMinutes: 10
Option Description
increaseDirection set increase hour or minute direction. Default: 'down'.
customClasses add custom class name in timepicki for our own like css purpose. Default: ''.
minHourValue set minimum hour which means we can set minimum value of hour. Default: 0.
maxHourValue also can set maximum hour same like minimum hour. Default: 23.
showMeridian you can choose to hide the AM/PM selector. Default: false.
stepSizeHours the step size with which hours have to increase or decrease Default: 1.
stepSizeMinutes the step size with which hours have to increase or decrease Default: 1.
overflowMinutes that hours will be updated if we go over the maximum/minimum of the minutes counter. Default: false.
disableKeyboardMobile prevent keyboard to show up on mobile, side effect: you can't type your hour on desktop keyboard anymore either. Altering hours and minutes with arrows is still possible. Default: false.
reset if want to reset time in input, to enable reset option. Default: false.

See the demo: http://senthilraj.github.io/TimePicki


minicolors - renders controls to select a color value.

    label: Choose color
    type: minicolors
    control: wheel
Option Description
animationSpeed the animation speed of the sliders when the user taps or clicks a new color. Default: 50.
animationEasing the easing to use when animating the sliders. Default: 'swing'.
changeDelay the time, in milliseconds, to defer the change event from firing while the user makes a selection. Default: 0.
control determines the type of control. Valid options are 'hue', 'brightness', 'saturation', and 'wheel'. Default: 'hue'.
format the format MiniColors should use. Valid options are 'hex' and 'rgb'. Default: 'hex'.
hideSpeed the speed at which to hide the color picker. Default: 100.
keywords a comma-separated list of keywords that the control should accept (e.g. inherit, transparent, initial). Default: ''.
letterCase determines the letter case of the hex code value. Valid options are 'uppercase' or 'lowercase'. Default: 'lowercase'.
position sets the position of the dropdown. Valid options are 'bottom left', 'bottom right', 'top left', and 'top right'. Default: 'bottom left'.
showSpeed the speed at which to show the color picker. Default: 100.

See the demo: http://labs.abeautifulsite.net/jquery-minicolors

  • Found the plugin useful on 30 Apr, 2018

    It gave me what I needed to speed things up! I chose this plugin though because of the plethora of other options it adds to make the user experience easier on clients. It's a winner go grab it!

  • Found the plugin useful on 26 Mar, 2017

    This is a very useful and friendly plugin and I am very much enjoying using it. One of the coolest features is the mouse-right-button-click popup window!

    Great Job!

    Steve Warner


Customize option for content menu.

Sep 18, 2018


Added new options to preferences.

Sep 04, 2018


Improved the Dashboard widgets.

Aug 22, 2018


Added more trash items.

Aug 10, 2018


!!! Updated for October 420+.

Nov 22, 2017


Fixed the Cache widget issue.

Oct 10, 2017


Improved the report widgets.

Jun 26, 2017


Improved the security check.

Jun 18, 2017


Added the theme log for Logs widget.

May 22, 2017


Fixed the disabled options issue.

Mar 28, 2017


Delete the trash files automatically.

Mar 16, 2017


Added basic Automation features.

Feb 24, 2017


Added the Brazilian Portuguese lang.

Feb 20, 2017


Added the Russian translation.

Feb 14, 2017


First version of Backend Elite.

Feb 08, 2017