Tip 5: Remove plugins you don’t use

Remove plugins you don’t use – server do less, and potentially browser do less.

To implement this I’m using my oik-unloader plugin. This deactivates the plugins that aren’t needed on the home page, but leaves them active on other pages.

We can see what effect this has on the server and front-end performance.

Deactivated / unloaded plugins

Here’s the list of plugins that are activated on this site. Those which are checked are removed from the list of active plugins ( ie unloaded ) so that

  • the server has less to do
  • the browser has less to do

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