[wp-hackers] remove boxes

Helen Hou-Sandi helen.y.hou at gmail.com
Wed Apr 27 20:40:03 UTC 2011

Direct copy paste from the previous link:

I would’ve recommended the admin_menu hook to remove meta boxes, which is
what many developers seem to use and is the example hook provided in the
WordPress Codex. However, not all meta boxes can be removed when using this
hook. The featured image meta box is one such meta box.

On Wed, Apr 27, 2011 at 4:37 PM, Leo Baiano <ljunior2005 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Thanks guys, I managed to remove all looking at the ID code in the box,
> firebug them lol.As for using the admin_head or add_meta_box, what
> advantages and disadvantages ofeach? The add_meta_box suggested a call to
> add is not to remove, but runs like the time to assemble the page if you
> use
>  the remove_meta_box within the function itremoves too.

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