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Is it good practice to remove all of the plugins and themes that are redundant? Also, if so, why is it good practise to remove them?

  • To add to Mark's answer, often a plugin developer releases an update when a security hole has been found and fixed. If you don't update or remove these plugins, hackers will try and exploit this. – TomC Apr 27 '17 at 14:45
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Always remove any code you do not use which is easy to remove, like unused plugins and themes. Too many times even an unused code proved to be a vector through which sites were hacked.

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