How to Remove Post Via Email Settings in WordPress

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Are you looking for a way to remove a WordPress post from from email settings? While there’s probably a plugin for this, we have created a quick code snippet that you can use to remove post via email settings from the writing section in WordPress settings menu.


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

add_filter( 'enable_post_by_email_configuration', '__return_false' );

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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  1. This piece of code is great, I was looking for exactly this possibility.
    thank you

  2. Doesn’t seem to work with 3.6

  3. Avinash D'Souza January 8, 2013 at 8:34 am

    Does this work in WordPress 3.5 too? Just dropped it into a site and I can still see the Post By Email prompt…

  4. Uhh so simple. Thanks for this.

    1. Cool glad to hear it was a useful snippet

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