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Remove unwanted WordPress header elements

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WordPress LogoI was performing a bit of optimization on one of my WordPress blogs and wanted to clean up the header. The default installation of WordPress adds quite a bit up there and this bloat can be compounded by a theme’s own customizations. After quite a bit of searching around Google, I came up with a clean solution. Here is what I did to help de-clutter my theme’s header.
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Written by falcon1986

15 July, 2009 at 10:25 AM

Insert Google Calendar into WordPress without header bloat

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WordPress LogoEver since I discovered how to password protect individual pages on my WordPress blog a few things started to click in my brain. I thought that, if you could use a different template for each page on your WordPress blog, why not extend this to integrating other things as well. The main driving force for me wanting to do this was due me feeling that some features could probably be better integrated without the use of plugins, especially when site performance is an issue. As you may or may not know, a lot of WordPress plugins automatically insert call functions into your site’s header that can have a negative impact on site loading time for your viewers. Furthermore, why add extra call functions for features that your users may never utilize on a particular page if they never visit that page to begin with?

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Written by falcon1986

22 July, 2008 at 5:30 PM