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A wordpress plugin that disables, enables, and enhances WP and other settings

WordPress Helper Master

Contributors: cjerrington

Donate link:https://www.paypal.com/us/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_flow&SESSION=MBTuGoGXfC-gfs0L

Tags: improvements, wordpress, admin, security

Requires at least: 3.0

Tested up to: 4.0.1

Stable tag: /master/

License: GPL


Removes and speeds up WordPress. Admin, security, performance, and WordPress clean up.

WordPress Helper Master Features

WP Clean Up

  • Remove the link to the Really Simple Discovery
  • Remove Canonical Links
  • Removes the link to the Windows Live Writer manifest file.
  • Removes the short links.
  • Removes the WordPress version i.e. - 4.0.2.
  • Removes the relational links for the posts adjacent to the current post.
  • Removes the index link.
  • Removes the Parent and Post Link link.
  • Removes the post, category and comments RSS feeds.
  • Removes the WP Version.
  • Disables RSS Feeds


  • Enable GZIP compression. This will speed up your WordPress website drastically and reduces bandwidth usage as well.
  • Remove the version query string from scripts and styles - allows for better caching. i.e. jquery.js?ver=1.8
  • Prevents WordPress from testing SSL capability on domain.com/xmlrpc.php?rsd when XMLRPC not in use
  • Disable Auto-Formatting in Content and Excerpt; ex: auto format



  • Hide login form error messages
  • Remove WordPress version number
  • Disable XMLRPC
  • Set the maximum number of post revisions unless the constant is already set in wp-config.php.
  • Disable Auto Linking of URLs in comments
  • Disable self-ping
  • Remove lost password link if you do not want people trying to reset your password or theirs.

Admin Modifications

  • Add more security to WP
  • Change greeting for Admin Page. Change the standard Howdy to something you like.
  • Add new Admin menu item "All Settings" and see all the variables in WP.


Extract the zip file and just drop the contents in the wp-content/plugins/ directory of your WordPress installation and then activate the Plugin from Plugins page.


2014-12-10 - v1.0 - first version

2014-12-11 - v1.2 - add security, performance, and admin modifications

2014-12-11 - v1.3 - add admin / options page

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