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Cleaning WordPress head

Cleaning the WordPress head and improving performance

WordPress ships by default with some code that may not be needed in all WordPress sites. This is normal, since WordPress needs to reach to all possible types of websites.

What that means is that most of us could get rid of useless code and therefore save a few bytes from our pages. So we will be effectively improving our site speed!

Let’s first see one by one all parts that can be removed, how to remove them, and at the end of the article we will provide the method to remove everything with a simple copy-paste.

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What is Preconnect and why you should implement it on your website

When we talk about improving your website’s performance, usually you read about minifying and combining CSS and JS files, or enabling compression, or optimizing your images.

However, there are many little things you can do in addition to those. One of them is implementing preconnect on your site.

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capital P dangit

What is the capital P dangit filter and how to remove it

Matt Mullenweg is one of the founders of WordPress (thanks!) and back in 2010 he committed a new piece of code to correct automatically every single “Wordpress”, without a capital P, to “WordPress“, with a capital P. Are you curious to know why, if you search in Google for P dangit filter you will find almost 1.5 million results?

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