Custom Right Now Dashboard Widget

The first example replaces the widget contents with whatever you define.  You will need to define variables according to slug.

The second example simply adds all registered Custom Post Types, Tags, Taxonomies and Categories to the list in the WordPress dashboard widget, which can be too much for some larger sites.  Still, it may prove helpful in circumstances where site managers need quick and easy access to all content types.

Add to functions.php file or plugin.

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