This plugin automatically disables WordPress Events and News widget from the dashboard. By removing, you also prevent all external requests widgets makes so that it can work.
It is a very lightweight, it has no settings, just activate it and it works immediately.
And it’s on GitHub.
Contributors & Developers
“Disable WordPress Events and News Dashboard Widget” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.Contributors
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