[wp-hackers] Possible to remove elements of 2.5 admin?

Viper007Bond viper at viper007bond.com
Mon May 12 18:00:17 GMT 2008

jQuery(document).ready(function() { jQuery('#yourelement').remove(); }

On Mon, May 12, 2008 at 10:55 AM, Jeremy Clarke <
jer-wphackers at simianuprising.com> wrote:

> @ Jeremy Visser: That video is hilarious and informative, thank you.
> @ Ozh: Thanks a lot, that is a very useful one-liner that will fix the
> plugin for now.
> However, I have to run the js AFTER the #categorydiv has already
> loaded (i put it in admin_footer). Is there some way I can have it be
> removed before/as it is loaded, so that the browser never even gets
> it?
> As it is our long category list (all countries, tons of topics and
> tons of languages) actually causes a long wait as it is loaded, which
> is felt as seeing the top of the page (including the sidebar which
> actually comes first in the HTML) but waiting for the #categorydiv to
> load before you can see the bottom (and before the
> editor/media-buttons resolve fully with their js). With the CSS and
> Jquery to turn off the div once it's loaded this means a long wait
> with nothing to show in the end. In our specific case we also have the
> tags div turned off through CSS because we just don't use tags, which
> I think adds to the time spent floundering just below the post box but
> before the 'advanced options'.
> I tried actually removing the tags and categories blocks from
> wp-admin/edit-form-advanced.php and the whole write page sped up like
> crazy and behaved how I would expect despite the fact that the one
> sidebar instance of the categories still existed.
> Thoughts? It still makes sense to me to use the metaboxes api for the
> default metaboxes. Having a way to fully remove unwanted elements
> makes more sense than faking it with js and css (not to mention the
> maintenance nightmare of using content scraping as was done in the
> past). It would also make it easier to do little things like move the
> tags into 'advanced' without actually changing anything about the
> metabox itself. We love it with the widgets, and so far I'm loving it
> with the Dashboard Widgets, why not the write panel too?
> --
> Jeremy Clarke | http://simianuprising.com
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