Remove 'accessed date' from Vancouver referencing style

I want to remove the date accessed/date cited in Vancouver referencing style.

For example:
WHO | State of the science of endocrine disrupting chemicals - 2012 [Internet]. WHO. [cited 2019 Jan 28]. Available from:

Mohseni M, Azami-Aghdash S, Gareh Sheyklo S, Moosavi A, Nakhaee M, Pournaghi-Azar F, et al. Prevalence and Reasons of Self-Medication in Pregnant Women: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Int J Community Based Nurs Midwifery [Internet]. 2018 Oct [cited 2019 Jan 10];6(4):272–84. Available from:

I notice this occurs when referencing websites and particular journal articles. Can someone please provide me with step-by-step instructions on how to do this?
  • In the “Cite” pane of Zotero preferences, uncheck the box to “include URL for paper articles”. That will address the URL and related content for articles. For websites, following Vancouver style, I would recommend keeping the access date. Let me know if you want steps to change that (a bit more involved).
  • Basically what I want is to have in-text references that are numbered - i.e. to look like this (1,2). And then in the reference list to be: (1) Author, Title, Year, doi/url. I just don't want the date referenced as it is a book that I am writing.

    I am happy to change to any other referencing style that will enable this if you suggest. Let me know your thoughts. Thanks.
  • Are you able to provide me with the steps to remove the access date, please?
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