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Plugin Installer Speedup


Speed up plugin installation.

  • Don’t load featured plugins.
  • Make Search Plugins button visible.
  • Set focus to search field.
  • Skip plugin install confirmation.
  • Add admin menu items under “Plugins” for Upload Plugin and Favorites.
  • Add admin bar menu item under “+ New”.
  • Remove “-master” from (mainly GitHub) ZIP archive names.

No admin page for this plugin. Ready to go right after activation.

GitHub repository

The feature of plugin upload from URL has been moved to a
MU plugin.


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

  1. Upload plugin-install-speedup.php and the js folder to the /wp-content/plugins/plugin-installer-speedup/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress


Is this plugin dangerous?

Yes it is. You can easily install any plugin in two seconds.


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Contributors & Developers

“Plugin Installer Speedup” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




  • Make search visible again
  • WordPress 4.7.1 compatibility
  • Document “-master” feature


  • Mika removed


  • Set focus to search field
  • Admin bar menu in “+ New”


  • Initial release