How to Force Dashboard to Display a Single Column Only

This PHP snippet will allow you to force a single column display on your WordPress dashboard.

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All you need to do is copy the following code and paste it inside your functions.php file located within your theme directory.

function single_screen_columns( $columns ) {
    $columns['dashboard'] = 1;
    return $columns;
add_filter( 'screen_layout_columns', 'single_screen_columns' );
function single_screen_dashboard(){return 1;}
add_filter( 'get_user_option_screen_layout_dashboard', 'single_screen_dashboard' );



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