How to Remove Links Tab from Admin Panel

WordPress admin interface has became more intuitive now. In the admin page, You can see the main navigation menu detailing each of the administrative functions you can perform, grouped in collapsible tabbed panels on the left-hand side column.

One of the tab is Links tab. This tab is to add a new link, edit existing links or create link categories. Links create in here will be display in the blogroll section of your blog.

Often, people doesn’t use this tab at all, so simplifying the admin panel by removing the tab can be done. To remove the tab, simply put the code below in your theme functions.php file.

add_action( 'admin_init', 'remove_links_tab_menu_pages' );

function remove_links_tab_menu_pages() {

Hope this code helps.

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