Find out how to remove the Genesis comments and references section from the WordPress customizer using code.
One practice I recommend, as a good fan of minimalism, is to remove all elements of a child theme that you will not be using.
This is especially useful for your customers, as you will reduce the noise and encourage them to have a better view of the settings that really need to be changed.
An ideal place to apply this useful ‘cleaning’ and leave only the 100% necessary elements is the WordPress customizer. Why?
Because thanks to its ease of use and to the fact that it allows you to see changes in real time, it is the ideal place for your clients to make the changes they need.
For example, one of the elements you can remove if you are not going to use it is the comments and references section of Genesis (within Theme Settings).
Interested? Find out how to do it here:
Snippet to remove the Genesis comments section from the customizer
Add this fragment to the end of the functions.php file:
Just like that. This section will not be displayed in the customizer.
If you want to simplify it even more you can eliminate the Genesis breadcrumbs setting from the customizer.
If you don’t need to adjust Genesis comments and references from the WordPress customizer, now you know how to remove this section.
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