How To Remove CSS Selector Attributes From the Navigation Menu

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Are you looking for a way to remove CSS selector attributes from the navigation menu? This snippet removes the class and id attributes.


Add this code to your theme’s functions.php file or in a site-specific plugin. If you would like to use a different filter, change the filter in line 4, wp_nav_menu, to whatever filter you want to remove CSS attributes.

function remove_css_selector_attributes($input) {
    return preg_replace('/ (id|class)="(.*?)"/', '', $input);
add_filter( 'wp_nav_menu', 'remove_css_selector_attributes' );

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