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How To Remove A Menu Item From Wagtail Settings Menu

Oct 09, 2019 · Updated: Jul 17, 2021 · by Tim Kamanin

Let's say I want to remove the User menu item from Wagtail settings menu.

All I need to do is to put this hook into wagtail_hooks.py file of my Wagtail CMS app:

from wagtail.core import hooks

@hooks.register("construct_settings_menu")
def hide_user_menu_item(request, menu_items):
    menu_items[:] = [item for item in menu_items if item.name != "user"]

Start the Django server, and you should see no User menu item under Settings.

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