[wp-hackers] Disabling Tools->Export

Christopher Ross cross at thisismyurl.com
Wed Jun 27 12:31:57 UTC 2012

Harry, I hesitate to ever suggest changing core files but the only way I could think of to ensure the export can't run *ever* would be to edit /wp-admin/export.php and remove the functionality. 

On 2012-06-27, at 8:47 AM, Harry Metcalfe wrote:

> Hello,
> We've found that some of our corporate clients have concerns about the ability for their staff to mass-export data from the WP backend.
> I realise we can (and have) removed the administrator role's capability to do that, but I wondered if it might be useful to add a constant that disables it? There's a bit of concern that a plugin could re-add the capability without us noticing. Something that works like DISALLOW_FILE_EDIT would be more robust.
> Very happy to submit a patch if people think it's a good idea.
> Harry
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