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Disable Unused Pages


Redirect to 404 Author archives, Date archives, Attachment page, Category archives, Tag archives or Search page. Easy, safe and fast!

Here is the list of pages that can be disabled in one click:

  • Author archives;
  • Date archives;
  • Attachment pages;
  • Category archives;
  • Tag archives;
  • Search page;

directly from the WordPress dashboard without including external scripts or functions to your website.

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Disable Unused Pages documentation

For the plugin documentation visit the Disable unused features page on the developer’s website.

Disable Unused Pages credits

The “Disable Unused Pages” plugin was entirely designed and created by Andrea De Giovine.
If you like the idea and want to support the developer, please make a donation (even just a coffee).
For collaborations and consultations visit the website of the freelance web developer.
For bug reports and support for this plugin, visit the support section to ask the developer and the community directly.


  • Plugin settings page.


To automatically install the “Disable Unused Pages” plugin you can search from the “Plugins > Add new” section of your WordPress dashboard and click on the “Install Now” button corresponding to this plugin.

To manually install the “Disable Unused Pages” plugin you can download the latest version from the site, and unpack the zip file in the “wp-content/plugins” folder of your CMS.

Now on the “Plugins” section of your WordPress dashboard you can see the “Disable Unused Pages” plugin, click on “Activate”.


How to use the “Disable Unused Pages” plugin?

Just install the latest version in your WordPress and complete the configuration from the plugin settings page under “Settings > Disable pages” wp-admin menu.


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Contributors & Developers

“Disable Unused Pages” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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  • Add filter to return home link for blocked content permalink.
  • Remove feeds link and return error for blocked pages rss.


  • Improve UX.


  • First upload.