How to disable email notification for new post to followers or subscribers (Jetpack)?

Jetpack has an answer for this. This is for self hosted WordPress.

First, open your functions.php inside wp-content/themes/your-theme/. Add the following line:

You are done!

Every time you want to post a new post, you will see a checkbox. Tick, if you don’t want to email your subscribers of your new post.

Don't send email to subscribers checkbox

Don’t send email to subscribers checkbox


  1. Oh my gosh! Thanks so much! I was trying to find how to do this all day. People were saying delete subscribers or deactivate the function and I couldn’t figure out how to do either.

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