Unnecessary WP files (3 posts)

  1. us66mo
    Posted 7 years ago #

    Is there a list of WordPress files anywhere, explaining what they do? I use only a basic WP format for my blog, since I do not use the "post a comment" mode at all. I would like to delete all "comment" and related WP files from my WP directories that are unnecessary if I only post information. Can anyone help?


  2. whooami
    Posted 7 years ago #

    delete wp-trackback.php

    delete wp-comments-post.php

    delete xmlrpc.php

    delete wp-admin/install* (all the files related to installing)

    delete wp-admin/upgrade.php

    delete wp-admin/import/ (the entire dir)

    look inside wp-includes/

    the file names are pretty straightforward.. no comments means prolly no registration, so you can dele the registration* files


    as to your question, no there isnt, but if you look at the filenames, the ones that serve specific purposes are aptly named.

  3. justinratwebtek
    Posted 7 years ago #

    Hello from Wiesbaden...

    Not trying to be a pain, but you're going to need to remove these files anytime you upgrade. You may also find plugins that, for odd reasons, depend on certain files.

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