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Remove the Theme Editor Submenu Within Admin

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Are you looking for a way to disable theme and plugin editor submenu from WordPress admin area? While there’s probably a plugin for this, we have created a quick code snippet that you can use to remove the theme editor submenu within admin.

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_editor_menu() {
  remove_action('admin_menu', '_add_themes_utility_last', 101);
}
add_action('_admin_menu', 'remove_editor_menu', 1);

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.

If you liked this code snippet, please consider checking out our other articles on the site like: How to create a job application form in WordPress and 10 best WordPress survey plugins to collect user feedback.

Comments  Leave a Reply

  1. hi,

    it seems that you may use this instead :

    define( 'DISALLOW_FILE_EDIT', true );

    1. Yes this is true I posted this snippet a while back, but I think Ill link to this in the post above as well. Thanks Seb,

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