Hello everyone and welcome to Shawn's Tutorials!

So many people have been asking me what the Meta box is when they create their first website and does it need to be on the site.

First let us address what it is. It is a box where you can access all of the above labeled places for your WordPress site.

Second, does it need to be on your site?
Have you ever seen this box on any other sites when surfing the web?
I bet I know your answer!

You do not need this box on your live website and I recommend you remove it. All the functions can be found and accessed through either bookmarking each function on your browser or through the dashboard of your website.

You can find the admin or sign in page on the WA build websites tab.

I personally bookmark these functions myself, but the choice is yours.

Now, on to how to remove it.

First off, There are different versions of themes out there for WordPress, and this will cover the most common style

As John pointed out below in the comments, some themes only require you to open the Meta box and delete it.

Others make it a bit more challenging.

If this method does not work you may have the other style, see the notes at the end of this training on how to remove it.



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NewBrunette Premium
Thanks so much. I could not work this out and you have saved me a lot of wasted time, much appreciated.
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Glad to help :)
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Luther Premium
I was busy developing my blog and worried sick, as to how to remove this thing. It make once site look amaturelike. I have followed your tutorial, its gone now.If you want to login and out you simply click you name at the top right hand corner, where it says "Howdy"a drop down menu appears and you can login/out
BIG THANKS, Friend
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Thanks for the tip Luther!
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AngiB Premium
Thank you!
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You bet!
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fitthasan Premium
thank you
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You are welcome~!
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369Abundance Premium
This was very helpful, thank you.
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You are welcome!
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jewelsz1979 Premium
Was wondering how to remove that dreadful box. Thanks a lot
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Glad to help!
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SSimpson Premium
Thank you! I have been wondering how to get rid of the Meta bar! Appreciate that.
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You bet!
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Kav Premium
Thanks for the tut. I notice on the diagram above you have archives and comments. On my site, all my comments are under archive. What do I need to do to get both
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Add a comments widget to your site. :)
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Kav Premium
Thanks
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:)
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KelKel Premium
Thank you!
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DNave Premium
Great tutorial. Thanks.
Dawn
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You are welcome :)
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KelKel Premium
Thanks Dawn!
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derront Premium
That did it. Thanks. Looks a lot better
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Glad to help :)
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Fourtuna Premium
Hi Shawn thanks for the great training, I have got rid of the Meta box now. Best Wishes Alan
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You are welcome!
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ssmako32 Premium
Great training Shawn...very straight forward.
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Glad you liked it :)
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Vuong1213 Premium
Hi Shawn, thanks for your time to post this tutorial. Great.
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Glad it helped!
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Sherion Premium
Thanks Shawn.
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You bet!
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