Hiding Recent Items Under Quick Launch in SharePoint 2013

In one of my previous projects, users wanted me to hide the Recent items under Quick launch, so this is the approach I followed to achieve the functionality.ms-core-listMenu-item is the css class name that needs to be manipulated.


  1. Insert the Content Editor Web Part after editing the page.
  2. Place the below query code.

    <script src="http://code.jquery.com/jquery-latest.min.js" type="text/javascript"></script>

    <script type="text/javascript">

        jQuery(document).ready(function () {




  3. Check in the Page
  4. See the results.