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WPML plugin comes with its own CSS file. I want to get rid of all the CSS it contains, so I put everything between /* */. However I'll have to do that again when I'll update the plugin. Is there a way to "unload" a CSS file ?

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You can use wp_dequeue_style function, with a wp_enqueue_script hook with priority higher than WPML's wp_enqueue_script hook. Put the following code into your functions.php:

function dequeue_wpml_styles(){
    wp_dequeue_style( 'wmpl_style_handle' );
add_action( 'wp_enqueue_scripts', 'dequeue_wpml_styles', 20 );

REPLACE 'wmpl_style_handle' with the handle WPML registers/enqueues the style.

UPDATE: I have just had a look into WPML and it looks that it doesn't use wp_enqueue_script to include language-selector.css, But the good news is that there is a constant which you can set to prevent loading of the language selector styles. Just add the line below to your functions.php:

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Thanks, but I got this message: Warning: call_user_func_array() expects parameter 1 to be a valid callback, function 'mysite.com/.../plugins/sitepress-multilingual-cms/res/css/…; not found or invalid function name in /home/blabla/public_html/mysite.com/wp-includes/plugin.php on line 403 – drake035 Oct 24 '12 at 15:00
Please make sure the call back name you register with add_action matches your function name. In the sample above, it's 'dequeue_wpml_styles'. And where did you exactly put the code? – Parham Oct 24 '12 at 15:11
I added it at the end of functions.php. Here's the exact line of code I put: add_action( 'wp_enqueue_scripts', plugins_url('/sitepress-multilingual-cms/res/css/language-selector.css', FILE), 20 ); – drake035 Oct 24 '12 at 16:28
@drake035 See my updated answer above. – Parham Oct 24 '12 at 17:07
thanks a lot, works perfectly! One more thing: how did you find so quickly that WPML provides a constant for this? – drake035 Oct 24 '12 at 18:32

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