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backward-kill-word ignores whitespaces, is there another friendlier version?

Emac's backward-kill-word tends to delete more than I want. E.g when I press delete multiple times on this: (key-chord "qf" 'helm-org-in-buffer-headings) ;heading search. | I get: 1. (key-chord ...
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Backspace without adding to kill ring

Using Crtl+Backspace or Ctrl+Del adds the deleted text to the kill ring. How can I prevent this from happening? I do not need to have every single piece of text sent to the kill ring when it gets ...
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Evil - don't yank with only whitespace to register

How can I configure Emacs in Evil mode to delete an empty line (d d) without copying it but still copy it when deleting a non-empty line?
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Rebind backspace to C-d for deleting char backwards

I want to delete char backwards using C-d, not the backspace key. I could do it like that: (global-set-key (kbd "\C-d") 'delete-backward-char) However, I have noticed that in fact backspace points ...