As of WordPress 4.2, a new feature was introduced that allows you to use the new Emojis. 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 analyzing 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 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 in older browsers.