I have an specific page on my website where I can't have any stylesheets being enqueued, so I need to unenqueue all stylessheets loaded there. Problem is I don't know their IDs, because they can come from either several different themes or other plugins.

What I've tried to do is remove the wp_enqueue_styles action, but without luck.

Here's what I've tried:

add_action( 'init', 'remove_enqueue_action', 99);
function remove_enqueue_action() {
    remove_action( 'wp_enqueue_styles','' );

Any help is appreciated.

  • Follow up: I also tried this without luck: <?php add_action('get_header', 'remove_widget_action'); function remove_widget_action() { remove_action( 'get_header', 'wp_enqueue_style',99 ); remove_action( 'get_header', 'wp_register_style',99 ); } ?> – Eduardo Soubihe Sep 4 '13 at 21:26

Check the $wp_styles global to get the stylesheet IDs.

global $wp_styles;

Look for the handle key. Or...


That should give you what you need to dequeue them.

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  • Thank you but this does not list a style registered through the theme. IE: function woo_load_frontend_css () {wp_register_style( 'woo-layout', get_template_directory_uri() . '/css/layout.css' ); wp_enqueue_style( 'woo-layout' ); } // End woo_load_frontend_css() – Eduardo Soubihe Sep 4 '13 at 20:44
  • Yes, it does actually, if you run it after the theme has registered the stylesheet. – s_ha_dum Sep 5 '13 at 1:55

it can be done where you are actually enqueue your scripts

like this

if(!is_page('page id on which you dont want styles') {
    add_action( 'wp_enqueue_scripts', 'functionname where you enqueue your style' );

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  • This is not only about stylesheets enqueued by the user but about all of them. The question says "I can't have any stylesheets being enqueued"... – tfrommen Sep 5 '13 at 11:15
function dequeue_all () {
    global $wp_styles;
    // var_dump($wp_styles->queue);

    foreach ($wp_styles->queue as $handle) {
        wp_dequeue_style ($handle);
add_action('wp_footer', 'dequeue_all', 9999);

Working on that global vars cycling gives you a full array of all the styles loaded at the time you process the same one, so you can dequeue them all just specifying each handle.

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  • 1
    Please add an explanation to your answer: why and how could that solve the problem? See also: How to Answer – fuxia Sep 4 '13 at 20:00
  • Thank you @mirkolofio that successfully unenqueue all wp styles, but it didn't unenqueued the theme stylesheet. – Eduardo Soubihe Sep 4 '13 at 20:02
  • @EduardoSoubihe Is it even enqueued? Or is the theme's stylesheet hard-coded in the theme's header.php file? – tfrommen Sep 5 '13 at 7:14
  • That's coz you need to run that code after the theme-code has run. Try this one: dequeue_all.php This one should work 'cause it will be run after the theme il loaded, thanks to the hook at wp_footer. – mircobabini Sep 5 '13 at 7:21
  • Can you tell us if the purposed solution does the trick thank to the wp_footer hook? Thanks. – mircobabini Jan 8 '14 at 15:29

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