How to Remove Unnecessary Menu Items from WordPress Dashboard

Sometimes, you might want to cleanup unnecessary items from the admin panel (WordPress Dashboard) willingly. Reason being that a lot of things exist in the WordPress admin area which users don’t need/want to see or use. Following is a list of WP Menu items:

  1. Dashboard
  2. Posts
  3. Media
  4. Links
  5. Pages
  6. Appearance
  7. Plugins
  8. Tools
  9. Users
  10. Settings

In this article, you will learn how to get rid of these unnecessary menu items.

To achieve this functionality, you just need to add the following code in your Theme‘s functions.php file:

This code will remove all the menu items from the admin area.

Additionally, from the $removed array, you can simply remove either one or more menu items which you don’t want to display in the admin area.

User Comments

2 thoughts on “How to Remove Unnecessary Menu Items from WordPress Dashboard

    Almohalla says:

    Thank you

    Marc says:

    This was just what I needed, thanks!

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