WordPress Bootscraper

For custom theme developers, clean your WordPress installation, remove things that you don’t need.

Author:Navneil Naicer (profile at wordpress.org)
WordPress version required:3.8
WordPress version tested:6.1
Plugin version:2.1.0
Added to WordPress repository:14-10-2016
Last updated:02-11-2022
Rating, %:100
Rated by:1
Plugin URI:http://www.navz.me
Total downloads:1 909
Active installs:60+
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WordPress comes with a lot of pre-loaded styles and scripts which are not necessary for custom themes. If you are one of them who likes to keep the frontend and administrator layout and code clean, then this plugin is for you.


  • WP Emoji
  • JSON API links
  • Remove […] from Excerpt
  • Remove dns-prefetch to //s.w.org
  • Remove wp-json
  • Remove wp-embed.min.js
  • Remove WordPress Generator
  • Remove wlwmanifest.xml


  • Remove the WordPress Logo from toolbar
  • Remove the comment link from toolbar
  • Remove the new link from toolbar
  • Remove Post from side menu
  • Remove Comments from side menu
  • Move ACF menu under Settings as submenu
  • Move CTP UI menu under Settings as submenu
  • Move WordPress SEO under Settings as submenu
  • Remove WordPress SEO Metabox from Post
  • Remove WordPress SEO Metabox from Page
  • Remove WordPress SEO Column from Post
  • Remove WordPress SEO Column from Page
  • Remove Trackback metabox
  • Remove Comment metabox
  • Remove Author metabox
  • Remove Custom Fields metabox
  • Remove Slug metabox
  • Add support for excerpt
  • Add support for featured image
  • Completely turn off commenting functionality
  • Remove Post by Email from Writing
  • Change footer thank you

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