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WP Performance Score Booster

Speed-up page load times and improve website scores in services like PageSpeed, YSlow, Pingdom and GTmetrix.

This plugin speed-up page load times and improve website scores in services like PageSpeed, YSlow, Pingdom and GTmetrix.

This plugin will...

  • Remove any query strings from static resources like CSS & JS files
  • Enable GZIP compression (compress text, html, javascript, css, xml and so on)
  • Add Vary: Accept-Encoding header, and
  • Set expires caching (leverage browser caching).

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Author Dipak C. Gajjar
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Contributors dipakcg
Tags Boost, caching, Compression, enqueue, gtmetrix, gzip, pagespeed, performance, pingdom, query, scripts, speed, strings, time, yslow
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    Admin Settings

  1. Upload the ‘wp-performance-score-booster’ folder to the ‘/wp-content/plugins/‘ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress.
  3. That’s it!

1.7.1, February 10, 2017

  • Improved recommendations area.

1.7, September 15, 2016

  • Fixed css conflict with WP Super Minify.
  • Improved deactivation and uninstallation hooks.
  • Organised file structure (custom MVC Skeleton).
  • Added hosting recommendations.

1.6, July 26, 2016

  • Improved UI.
  • Fixed minor bugs.
  • Minified CSS.

1.5, February 02, 2016

  • Fixed conflict with Divi and Divi Builder.
  • Moved Options / Settings under 'Settings' menu.
  • Added 'Settings' option directly under plugins (installed plugins) page.
  • Amended 'News and Updates' section.

1.4, February 28, 2015

  • Added News and Updates section in admin options.

1.3.1, December 30, 2014

  • Fixed issues with htaccess causing internal server error.

1.3, December 29, 2014

  • Fixed issues with htaccess custom rules overrides.
  • WP Performance Score Booster now adds rules to htaccess outside default WordPress block.

1.2.2, December 27, 2014

  • Added support for language translations.

1.2.1, November 17, 2014

  • Removed (temporarily) feature to enqueue scripts to footer.

1.2, November 17, 2014

  • Added feature to enqueue scripts to footer.
  • Added support for Vary: Accept-Encoding header.
  • Fixed minor issues for remove query strings from static resources.

1.1.1, September 02, 2014

  • Added feature (for urls with &ver) to remove query strings from static resources.

1.1, August 31, 2014

  • Added Admin Options / Settings.

1.0, August 26, 2014

  • Initial release.
  • Born of WP Performance Score Booster.

What does this plugin do?

It speed-up page load times and improve website scores in services like PageSpeed, YSlow, Pingdom and GTmetrix. It will remove any query strings from static resources like CSS & JS files, enable GZIP compression (compress text, html, javascript, css, xml and so on), add Vary: Accept-Encoding header and set expires caching (leverage browser caching).

Any specific requirements for this plugin to work?

  • GZIP compression should be enabled in your web-server (apache?). If not then you can ask your web hosting provider.
  • .htaccess in your WordPress root folder must have write permissions.

Is that it?

Pretty much, yeah.

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Version 1.7.1

Requires WordPress version: 3.5 or higher

Compatible up to: 4.7.2

Last Updated 10 Feb 2017

Date Added: 26 Aug 2014

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