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Is it possible to edit the "Post updated. View post" link and remove the "View post" entirely? Also change the "Post" to the name of a cpt?

Thanks guys!

Update:

Here is the code I used and it worked like a charm. I hope this helps others!

In my example I use "Contact" as my cpt:

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add_filter('post_updated_messages', 'contact_updated_messages');
function contact_updated_messages( $messages ) {

$messages['contact'] = array(
0 => '', // Unused. Messages start at index 1.
1 => sprintf( __('Contact updated. <a href="%s">View Contact</a>'), esc_url( get_permalink($post_ID) ) ),
2 => __('Custom field updated.'),
3 => __('Custom field deleted.'),
4 => __('Contact updated.'),
/* translators: %s: date and time of the revision */
5 => isset($_GET['revision']) ? sprintf( __('Contact restored to revision from %s'), wp_post_revision_title( (int) $_GET['revision'], false ) ) : false,
6 => sprintf( __('Contact published. <a href="%s">View Contact</a>'), esc_url( get_permalink($post_ID) ) ),
7 => __('Contact saved.'),
8 => sprintf( __('Contact submitted. <a target="_blank" href="%s">Preview Contact</a>'), esc_url( add_query_arg( 'preview', 'true', get_permalink($post_ID) ) ) ),
9 => sprintf( __('Contact scheduled for: <strong>%1$s</strong>. <a target="_blank" href="%2$s">Preview Contact</a>'),
  // translators: Publish box date format, see http://php.net/date
  date_i18n( __( 'M j, Y @ G:i' ), strtotime( $post->post_date ) ), esc_url( get_permalink($post_ID) ) ),
10 => sprintf( __('Contact draft updated. <a target="_blank" href="%s">Preview Contact</a>'), esc_url( add_query_arg( 'preview', 'true', get_permalink($post_ID) ) ) ),
);

return $messages;
}

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You can filter the update messages: add_filter('post_updated_messages', 'your_message_function');

look in /wp-admin/edit-form-advanced.php to see the where the default messages are set.

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Thanks Milo! Using your advice I have found what I wanted to do. I will edit my original post with the answer. –  Marco Apr 22 '11 at 3:07
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