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Disable wordpress core updates display

Ever had a situation where you have given admin right to the client?¬† What usally happens is that client will update the wordpress core. If we are talking about custom solutions, its most definitely not safe to update the core. Here’s a solution for disabling¬† the opportunity to update WordPress core.

add_action( 'init', create_function( '$a', "remove_action( 'init', 'wp_version_check' );" ), 2 );
add_filter( 'pre_option_update_core', create_function( '$a', "return null;" ) );

# 2.8 to 3.0:
remove_action( 'wp_version_check', 'wp_version_check' );
remove_action( 'admin_init', '_maybe_update_core' );
add_filter( 'pre_transient_update_core', create_function( '$a', "return null;" ) );

# 3.0:
add_filter( 'pre_site_transient_update_core', create_function( '$a', "return null;" ) );