How To Remove The WordPress News Dashboard Widgets

As developers, we like to keep up with WordPress News.
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Most likely our clients do not care or understand WordPress news. Here is how I hide unwanted widgets from the WordPress Admin dashboard by including this code snippet in the themes function.php file.

Comment functions you want to keep by adding //* to line beginning.
I like to keep Recent Drafts, Recent Comments and the Right Now widget.

Dynamically Populating Drop Down Fields

On a government site I was recently working on, a feature was requested to their sites employment application, that users ONLY be able to select positions that are currently being advertised. For this, all current job postings go to an Employment Opportunities category.

Gravity Forms is used for the employment application on this site. Therefore, there are two ways you might want to populate a drop down field. The first way is pre-selecting a drop down option when the form is displayed. The second way is dynamically populating the options that are available in a select drop down field.
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