How To Clean Up WordPress Header Without a Plugin

How To Clean Up WordPress Header Without a Plugin | Hello every welcome to another fresh article ,in this article i will show you how to clean up your wordpress website header(wp_head()) ,without a plugins.

Place the following code in your functions.php file of your WordPress theme to remove some useless things from the head of your site.



    // CLEAN WP_HEAD
    remove_action('wp_head', 'rsd_link'); // remove really simple discovery link
    remove_action('wp_head', 'wp_generator'); // remove wordpress version
    remove_action('wp_head', 'feed_links', 2); // remove rss feed links (make sure you add them in yourself if youre using feedblitz or an rss service)
    remove_action('wp_head', 'feed_links_extra', 3); // removes all extra rss feed links
    remove_action('wp_head', 'index_rel_link'); // remove link to index page
    remove_action('wp_head', 'wlwmanifest_link'); // remove wlwmanifest.xml (needed to support windows live writer)
    remove_action('wp_head', 'start_post_rel_link', 10, 0); // remove random post link
    remove_action('wp_head', 'parent_post_rel_link', 10, 0); // remove parent post link
    remove_action('wp_head', 'adjacent_posts_rel_link', 10, 0); // remove the next and previous post links
    remove_action('wp_head', 'adjacent_posts_rel_link_wp_head', 10, 0 );
    remove_action('wp_head', 'wp_shortlink_wp_head', 10, 0 );

Note : This code is tested with latest version of WordPress – WordPress Version 4.9.1

We hope this article helped you to easily clean wordpress header without a plugin. You may also want to see – How To Change The Default WordPress Email Address.

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Bharat Makwana is a Founder of Veewom. He is Content creator and Web Developer from past three years. He loves to read and get in touch with the latest technology, he also have YouTube Channel ” BM Tech Tips ” ,for more info contact - hi@bharatmakwana.com.