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.


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.

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  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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