MainWP Free Features

All the features below are included at no cost in the MainWP Plugins, continued development is supported by selling Extensions to the MainWP Dashboard and NOT by removing features!

Easy Management

The MainWP Dashboard takes the hassle out of managing your themes and plugins. You can instantly review which of your WordPress sites have available updates from one central location. Just one click will update everything for you.

Abandoned Plugins

MainWP checks the last updated status of plugins and themes and alerts you if they have not been updated in a specific amount of time. This gives you insight on if a plugin or theme may have been abandoned by the author so that you can look for a more up to date plugin.

One Click Access

With your MainWP Dashboard you can forget typing each URL, login and password to access your Child sites WP-Admin. We've made accessing all of your WordPress sites a breeze with our intuitive one-click access. Navigate to your sites sub-menu and click the admin link to open, and you’re instantly logged in and ready to manage. No more logins and passwords to lose!

One Click Upgrades

With your MainWP Dashboard you can update all your sites with just a click of a button, there is no longer any reason to log into each and every one of your sites checking for available updates.

Automated Upgrades

Using the Trusted Plugin and Themes option will automatically update all Plugins and Themes that you trust with no further interaction from you. Sit back, and your MainWP Dashboard will alert you by email with available updated and install them automatically for you the next day.

Ignore Upgrades

Is there a plugin or theme that you do not want to update for compatibility or other issues? Just tell your MainWP Dashboard to ignore it and it will no longer show in your available updates.

Reliable Backups

We understand that your WordPress data is valuable — you’re never more than a moment away from a complete disaster, so make sure you do it right! Use your MainWP Dashboard backup feature and enjoy premium-quality backup services for all of your WordPress sites. You can even choose to exclude specific folders that aren’t mission critical.

Auto-Backup Scheduling

Providing you the power to automate your backups is another crucial feature you’ll find useful with MainWP. Automate your backups on a daily, weekly, or monthly basis, and then rest assured knowing that your data will be safe and retrievable whether you are backing up your entire site or just your WordPress database.

Multiple Backup Options

We realize that not every backup option works for everyone so MainWP offers multiple backup options. Along with the default backup system, you are able to install Free Backup extensions and find the best solution for managing your WordPress backups.

Content Management

The power of MainWP means that publishing content to sites is now as easy as can be. Pick your site from a list, write content, and publish, without the hassles of logging into each and every site. It’s just as easy to manage links, comments, and spam too using our mass publish, delete and spam functions.

Bulk Posting

Posting content to multiple websites can prove difficult with WordPress alone. With MainWP, posting content to multiple sites couldn’t be easier. Create the content, select your WordPress sites, and publish.

Time Savings

Saving time is one of the things we pride ourselves on, and with our multi-management tools, you can be sure that the time you save will add up. Now you’ll have more free time available to focus on your business and your customers instead of updates and maintenance.

User Management

Managing users on your child sites is now as easy as can be. You can manage all your users from all your sites directly from your MainWP Dashboard without the need to login to each of your WordPress sites.

Create New User

Need to create a new user on your WordPress site? No problem! With just a few mouse click your will be able to create a new user on multiple WordPress sites at once!

Update Passwords

You can update a password for any user on your WordPress sites directly from your MainWP Dashboard.


Your main MainWP Dashboard is a plugin that is hosted on your own WordPress install and not on our private servers. We do not keep records of your actions, Child sites or how you are using the plugin.

Developer Spy Free

We know some developers like to keep tight control of what is happening with their plugins but this is your network and we have 100% respect for your privacy.

You control and choose the hosting which means we do not have secret access to any of your sites or information.

Both the MainWP Dashboard and Child plugin are fully open source and GPL compliant with no obfuscated code so you always know what is running on your server. Code is maintained on GitHub for easy code review.

Discovery Protection

MainWP protects your from your competitors, search engines or anyone else with prying eyes. No one will ever know you are using MainWP unless you tell them.

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