As of WordPress 4.2, a new feature was introduced that allows you to use the new emojis (the tiny smiley icons). While on some WordPress setups is useful, in many situations, especially when you are not using WordPress as a blog, you just don’t need them and the file
As I want my page to load as fast as possible and have the HTML code clean when analysing the source code (as a developer), I’d rather have all that extra code removed, especially since it loads on every page of my website. There are 2 ways in which you can do that. We’ll start with the most convenient one:
1) Disable Emojis plugin
This is the quickest way to do that and emoji’s will still work in browsers which have built in support for them. This plugin simply removes the extra code bloat used to add support for emoji’s in older browsers.