WordPress loads many scripts and styles, (jQuery core and various-jQuery-plugins are few of the major ones)
in-case you don’t really need them, I’ve wrote a plugin that will “kill” (remove from the HTML, in a very unforgiving way..),
this without the need to dig into the WordPress-API itself.
Track the added script and styles added to your page, by copy&pasting the following code into your template (use any FTP-client for that), just don’t forget to remove it after you’ll be done with-it.
<!-- <?php global $wp_styles; global $wp_scripts; var_dump($wp_styles); var_dump($wp_scripts); ?> -->
“Killing” scripts and styles of your page is done by commenting them out of the HTML,
will transform into
<!-- SCRIPT-KILLER:["jquery"]/REMOVED:["http://icompile.eladkarako.com/wp-content/plugins/wp-cleanfix/wpdk/assets/js/timepicker/jquery.timepicker.js?ver=1.1.0"] -->
naturally *one* should check the console for errors such as
could not find '$' (or
but if your wordpress-plugins do not use jQuery, it should be rather safe..
those are the keywords that will trigger the script -or- style removing (with no particular order, ..and it is not case-sensitive)
using Google PageSpeed (by Apache’s plugin “ModPageSpeed”) or this cool minifier plugin for WordPress can remove the comments and make the entire textual content quite small indeed..