function remove_theme_support( $feature ) {}

Allows a theme to de-register its support of a certain feature
Should be called in the theme’s functions.php file. Generally would be used for child themes to override support from the parent theme.


  • string $feature: the feature being added

Return values

returns:Whether feature was removed.

Source code

function remove_theme_support( $feature ) {

	// Blacklist: for internal registrations not used directly by themes.

	if ( in_array( $feature, array( 'custom-background', 'custom-header', 'editor-style', 'widgets', 'menus' ) ) )

		return false;

	return _remove_theme_support( $feature );



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