How To Remove The WordPress News Dashboard Widgets

There are many pre-defined activity which you see on the main dashboard of every WordPress website, which users always don’t want to see if they developing website for clients or to give their website authentication to other users, this is separate place where you see wordPress latest news.

You can do it with manual code adding on function.php file to add new line of code which easily replace or remove news widget from admin dashboard area, code are. Before this post we share info of how to remove WordPress logo from admin dashboard left to area. which only possible using add manual code into function.php file.

add_action(‘wp_dashboard_setup’, ‘remove_dashboard_widgets’);

function remove_dashboard_widgets () {

remove_meta_box( ‘dashboard_primary’, ‘dashboard’, ‘side’ );
remove_meta_box( ‘dashboard_secondary’, ‘dashboard’, ‘side’ );

All important customization take place from admin function.php file such as if you want to remove Welcome to WordPress! there are lots of things which easily remove unnecessary section from admin area, sometimes news help us to give some extra knowledge of what new functionality comes with new version and which is the most powerful things with WordPress.

Now we will share info you can do same given thing using plugin which is best to make changes on admin dashboard of website, such as remove WordPress related activity area and many more, this time we share how to remove news section using plugin, with news updates you will get latest info about which is most popular plugin and which new themes is best and new version functionality and how many themes added free of cost, which is freely available.

Steps How To Remove The WordPress News Dashboard Widgets

  • Open website admin area and then install plugin WP Admin UI Customize.
  • Now go to the setting of plugin by visiting WP Admin UI Customize setting area just under setting page from admin area.
  • Choose and select to whom you want to make changes, Editor, author, admin.
  • Now go to Dashboard area of WP Admin UI Customize plugin where you see an option to change Apply user roles : [ Author ] under this setting just check and unchecked news WordPress News area.Remove WordPress Dashboard News Feed and Add Your
  • In this area you will see an option to save setting do hide and save setting.
  • Now your all setting will be saved, now you will see changes on area which you want to change.
  • News will removed from admin area of editor, author, administration, depends on how many option you select first.

This setting will help you to fully customize admin dashboard area and remove unwanted things from dashboard. There are two method we share either using coding and plugin, both methods are easy to use.

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