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@bueltge bueltge/emoji-removel.php
Last active Mar 25, 2019

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Remove the Emoji Support in WordPress. #performance
<?php declare(strict_types=1);
* Plugin Name: Emoji Removel.
* Description: Remove all Emoji support to laod faster on back - and front-end.
function () {
remove_action('wp_head', 'print_emoji_detection_script', 7);
remove_action('admin_print_scripts', 'print_emoji_detection_script');
remove_action('wp_print_styles', 'print_emoji_styles');
remove_action('admin_print_styles', 'print_emoji_styles');
remove_filter('the_content_feed', 'wp_staticize_emoji');
remove_filter('comment_text_rss', 'wp_staticize_emoji');
remove_filter('wp_mail', 'wp_staticize_emoji_for_email');
// Remove the tinymce emoji plugin.
function (array $plugins): array {
if (is_array($plugins)) {
return array_diff($plugins, ['wpemoji']);
return [];
* Remove emoji CDN hostname from DNS prefetching hints.
* @param array $urls URLs to print for resource hints.
* @param string $relation_type The relation type the URLs are printed for.
* @return array $urls
function (array $urls, string $relation_type): array {
if ('dns-prefetch' === $relation_type) {
/** This filter is documented in wp-includes/formatting.php */
$emoji_svg_url = apply_filters('emoji_svg_url', '');
$urls = array_diff($urls, [$emoji_svg_url]);
return $urls;
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