Hide ‘Screen Options’ Tab

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Do you want to completely remove the Screen Options tab from the WordPress admin area? While there’s probably a plugin for this, we have created a quick code snippet that you can use to hide ‘Screen Options’ tab in WordPress.


All you have to do is add this code to your theme’s functions.php file or in a site-specific plugin:

// Hide admin 'Screen Options' tab
function remove_screen_options_tab()
    return false;
add_filter('screen_options_show_screen', 'remove_screen_options_tab');

Note: If this is your first time adding code snippets in WordPress, then please refer to our guide on how to properly add code snippets in WordPress, so you don’t accidentally break your site.

If you liked this code snippet, please consider checking out our other articles on the site like: 25 best WooCommerce plugins to grow your sales and how to increase maximum file upload size in WordPress.

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