So let’s start the configuring Autoptimize settings…
Best Autoptimize Settings
First, install and activate Autoptimize plugin in your site. After activating the plugin, click on Settings >> Autoptimize. This will take you to the settings page.
Here you will see two settings – Basic and Advanced setting. Apart from this, you can configure CDN.
Autoptimize Basic setting
Here select all checkboxes and click the Save changes button.
If its basic settings do not work on your website, you need to configure Autoptimize advanced settings. But before going into advanced settings you have to configure its Basic setting.
Autoptimize plugin Advanced settings
Just click on the Show advanced settings option at the top right.
Here you will see many options. But your advanced settings will be like this,
Here check the box of Keep HTML comments, then proceed to the next setting.
Here check the box of Aggregate JS files and Also aggregate inline JS. See screenshot below
In this section, check the box of Optimize CSS Code, Aggregate CSS-files and Also aggregate inline CSS.
Along with this, you can also configure the CDN to increase your Website loading speed.
Enter your CDN URL in the CDN Base URL field, then click on Save Changes and Empty Cache button.
Autoptimize Additional Settings
Autoptimize plugin added another new setting to its update. These settings allow you to remove query strings, emojis and Google Fonts from your site.
All these options you can find in the Extra tab.
Again, Autoptimize has updated a new feature to make your site faster by optimizing and lazy load your images, WebP support included.
If you have installed the plugin for Lazy-load on your site and are also Autoptimize then using the Autoptimize’ lazyload feature can be a good idea.
Just navigate to Images tab and follow the screenshot below,
In addition, you can make your WordPress site more faster by using Shortpixel’s global CDN.
Also by ticking the “Load WebP in supported browsers” checkbox, you can serve “next-gen” WebP image format to any browser that supports it. But requires lazy load to be active.
Autoptimize’s image optimization can make your site faster than ever before.
Congratulations! You have successfully configured Autoptimize Settings.
Autoptimize plugin fully compatible with WP Super Cache and CDN service. Proper Autopitimize settings greatly reduce your page size and improve the website loading speed.
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