Have you ever wondered how WordPress loads all those small goodies that enable you to run a complete site off it?
Take a look at the Complete WordPress Initialization Flowchart below:
If you’re in the mood for reading a really long (but very good) description of it, check out this article on humanshell.net.
Also related to these is an article in the Codex listing all the actions loaded on a typical page request.
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