How To Remove The Personal Options Section From WordPress User Profiles

In a previous post we discussed how to remove irrelevant social media account options from the contact info section in WordPress user profiles and replace them with Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and LinkedIn. Well now we’re going to outline how to remove the personal options section from WordPress user profiles using simple PHP.

Remove WordPress User Profile Options

The hide_personal_options function will remove the Visual Editor option, the Admin Color Scheme selection, the Keyboard Shortcuts option, and the option to show the admin toolbar.

Hide Profile Options In WordPress

Down Copy and paste the code below into your functions.php file to remove personal options.

function hide_personal_options(){
echo "\n" . '<script type="text/javascript">jQuery(document).ready(function($) { $(\'form#your-profile > h3:first\').hide(); $(\'form#your-profile > table:first\').hide(); $(\'form#your-profile\').show(); });</script>' . "\n";
}
add_action('admin_head','hide_personal_options');

function hide personal options

Sean Doyle

Sean Doyle is a tech author and engineer with over 20 years of experience in cybersecurity, privacy, malware, Google Analytics, online marketing, and other topics. Sean's content has been featured in numerous publications.

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