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I need to remove the link to the Jetpack settings, but not the links to Omnisearch and Site Stats from the admin menu for everyone not having an administrator role:

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For this, I came up with this code:

function remove_posts_menu() {
    if (!current_user_can('administrator')) {
        remove_submenu_page('admin.php?page=jetpack', 'admin.php?page=jetpack');
add_action('admin_init', 'remove_posts_menu');

(Reference for the remove_submenu_page() function)

However, this doesn't work. I did check that the function is called and so by adding remove_submenu_page('tools.php', 'tools.php'); - when this is added to the function, just after the removal of the Jetpack settings link, the Tools link is removed, but the Broken Link Checker link (of a plugin I installed) is still visible.

What's the correct way to remove the Jetpack link?

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Try this instead:

function remove_posts_menu() {
    if ( ! current_user_can( 'manage_options' ) ) 
        remove_submenu_page( 'jetpack', 'jetpack' );

add_action( 'admin_init', 'remove_posts_menu' );

where the menu slug and submenu slug are jetpack.

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