What is Minify and Why It is so Important?
Faster loading website performs better in search engines result and also improve the user experience.
So let’s come directly to the main topic now…
#1. W3 Total Cache
W3 Total Cache is one of the most popular caching plugin available in the market. It takes your website performance to a new level.
The plugin comes with dozens of features including Minify. If you use W3 Total Cache on your site, you can reduce load time by reducing the size and number of CSS and JS files using its minify feature.
Just navigate to the General Settings tab and scroll to the Minify settings then follow the screenshot,
This is basic settings. For advanced settings click on the Minify under the performance tab and follow the screenshot below.
First, install and activate this plugin. Once activated, click on Settings >> Autoptimize.
Apart from this, it offers features like CDN and Lazy load for Images, which improves your website loading speed and reduces server load.
The Autoptimize plugin also allows you to remove query strings, emojis and Google Fonts.
The plugin reduces HTTP requests by optimizing HTML, CSS & JS file and speed up your WordPress. Furthermore, Autoptimize plugin works perfectly with WP Super Cache, HyperCache, Comet Cache or KeyCDN’s Cache Enabler.
#3. WP Fastest Cache
WP Fastest Cache is another most popular plugin with 5star rating. This plugin also has a built-in minify option. Just, you need to check the box. Follow the screenshot below.
The plugin also enables Gzip compression.
#5. WP Super Minify
- Compress CSS
And that’s it!
If you use any of the listed cache plugins on your site, then you will not need to install a minify plugin separately. The cache plugin will handle everything such as from caching to minifying.
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