COMPRESS HTML WORDPRESS
Minification is a simple concept that is often recommended as a step towards speeding up your website. But the reality is, it frustrates many site owners no end when they attempt to minify their files and end up breaking their site. Here is what you need to do to compress HTML WordPress:
WHAT IS MINIFICATION?
Minification is a programming term that basically means removing any unnecessary characters that aren’t required for code to execute. Minification works by analyzing and rewriting code to reduce the overall size of your files, thereby reducing the total size of your site so it loads faster in the user’s browser.
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WHY MINIFYING FILES MANUALLY IS IMPORTANT?
Minifying files manually takes a considerable amount of time and effort. Well, in this world of advancements where digitization is taking over your tasks, minifying manually seems pretty time consuming, however, with these smart and efficient plugins you can minify HTML within the real-time for extreme convenience.
COMPRESS HTML WORDPRESS MINIFY WITHIN SECONDS
This simple, easy, lightweight and smart plugin allows you to minify the HTML output of your site. To use it, all you need to do is install and activate the plugin and it will automatically minify your markup without the need to configure any settings.
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MINIFY TO COMPRESS HTML WORDPRESS
MERGE, MINIFY, REFRESH WITH WORDPRESS PLUGINS
THE JCH OPTIMIZE PLUGIN
THE CSS MINIFIER PLUGIN
Minifying your CSS with this plugin couldn’t be any easier. All you need to do is just install, activate, go to Settings and then click to CSS Minify to enable just one option which will allow you to optimize and minify CSS code. The code in this plugin has been forked from the popular Autoptimize plugin.
FAST VELOCITY MINIFY PLUGIN
THE AUTOPTIMIZE PLUGIN
With more than 400,000 active installs, Autoptimize is easily the most popular minification tool in the WordPress Plugin Repository. Autoptimize holds the power to aggregate, minify and cache scripts and styles, inject CSS into the page header by default and also move and defer scripts to the footer. There are lots of advanced options for developers and an extensive API available so you can you tailor Autoptimize to meet your site’s specific needs.
HUMMINGBIRD PAGE SPEED OPTIMIZATION
Hummingbird is a relatively new plugin to the WordPress Plugin Repository, having started out as a premium plugin. The free version features a great collection of site optimization tools, including minification, enabling you to minify, position and combine files for top performance.
There’s also a great scanning feature that allows you to test your site’s performance and get actionable recommendations for improving your site, right from within the plugin.
With all these setting, it is important to keep in mind that minification is more of a fine-tuning step. You might see a little improvement in your site speed, but it won’t be significant. It’s even a best practice worth implementing in addition to other performance and optimization techniques, like combining files. Along with that, you need to make sure that you configure, test, reconfigure, retest, tweak and check what works best for your website when minifying your files because every website is different. And for more similar blogs and recent updates, feel free to visit ITSolution24x7.