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Eliminates the following from <head>:

  • Adjacent posts links
  • Post, comment, and category feed links
  • Index link
  • Parent post link
  • Start link
  • REST link
  • WLW manifest link
  • Generator link
  • Oembed links
  • Short link

Disables emojicons, comment cookies, edit post link, wp_embed, REST API, and 404 url guessing.

NOTE: There is no user interface at all! Install, activate, and enjoy with no further action required on your part.


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  • First release.