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Disable Pointers


When new features are introduced into WordPress, various helpful pointers (tooltips) maybe shown to users on the admin screens. This simple plugin disables them for all users. No options, no configuration, just install and activate.


  1. Search for ‘disable pointers’ from the ‘Add new plugin’ page in your WordPress website.
  2. Click ‘Install Now’.
  3. Activate the plugin.


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1.0 (27th April 2015)

  • Use remove_action instead of directly removing script/style
  • Bump compatibility to 4.2.1

0.2 (29th May 2014)

  • Change plugin page from Lumpy Lemon to GitHub
  • Minor readme.txt updates
  • Miniscule code changes
  • Bump compatibility to 3.9.1

0.1 (17th January 2012)

  • Initial release