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This WordPress functionality plugin contains code snippets that tweak WordPress core and do not contain theme specific functionality. This is code that I run on every single website I build using WordPress.
* Plugin Name: WordPress Functionality Plugin
* Plugin URI:
* Description: Core WordPress customizations that are theme independent.
* Author: Rick R. Duncan - B3Marketing, LLC
* Author URI:
* Version: 1.0.0
* License: GPLv2
* WordPress Functionality Plugin is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify
* it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
* the Free Software Foundation, either version 2 of the License, or
* any later version.
* WordPress Functionality Plugin is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
* but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
* GNU General Public License for more details.
* You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
* along with WP Functional Plugin. If not, see <>.
//* Remove 'Editor' from 'Appearance' Menu.
//* This stops users and hackers from being able to edit files from within WordPress.
define( 'DISALLOW_FILE_EDIT', true );
//* Add the ability to use shortcodes in widgets
add_filter( 'widget_text', 'do_shortcode' );
//* Prevent WordPress from compressing images
add_filter( 'jpeg_quality', create_function( '', 'return 100;' ) );
//* Disable any and all mention of emoji's
//* Source code credit:
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 items from the <head> section
remove_action( 'wp_head', 'wp_generator' ); //* Remove WP Version number
remove_action( 'wp_head', 'wlwmanifest_link' ); //* Remove wlwmanifest_link
remove_action( 'wp_head', 'rsd_link' ); //* Remove rsd_link
remove_action( 'wp_head', 'wp_shortlink_wp_head', 10, 0 ); //* Remove shortlink
remove_action( 'wp_head', 'adjacent_posts_rel_link_wp_head', 10, 0 ); //* Remove previous/next post links
//* Limit the number of post revisions to keep
add_filter( 'wp_revisions_to_keep', 'b3m_set_revision_max', 10, 2 );
function b3m_set_revision_max( $num, $post ) {
$num = 5; //change 5 to match your preferred number of revisions to keep
return $num;
/** ---:[ place your custom code below this line ]:--- */
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