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How To Remove the Excerpt Metabox From the Post Editor

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Are you looking for a way to remove the Excerpt metabox? This snippet will remove the Excerpt metabox from your post editor.

Instructions:

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

 function remove_default_excerpt_metabox() {
 remove_meta_box( 'postexcerpt','post','normal' ); 
 }
 add_action('admin_menu','remove_excerpt_metabox');

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

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