Page load speed is very important to get good ranking in Google search and increase traffic to your blog.
So let’s get straight to the main topic…
# 1. W3 Total Cache (Minify CSS)
W3 Total Cache is the very popular WordPress caching plugin. This takes the performance of your website to a new level.
The plugin provides dozens of features including Minify. If you use W3 Total Cache on your site, you can minify CSS and JS files from your site using its minify feature.
Just go to the General Settings tab and scroll to Minify settings, then follow the screenshot,
This is the basic setting. For advanced settings, click on the Minify option under the Performance tab and follow the screenshot below.
First of all, install and activate this plugin. After activating the plugin, click 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 WordPress plugin also allows you to remove query strings, emojis, and Google Fonts.
The plugin improves the PageSpeed by optimizing the HTML, CSS & JS file and reduces HTTP requests. In addition, the Autoptimize plugin works perfectly with WP Super Cache, HyperCache, Comet Cache, and KeyCDN Cache Enabler.
# 3. WP Fastest Cache
WP Fastest Cache is another popular caching plugin with a 5star rating. This plugin also includes a built-in minify option. Just, you need to check some boxes. Follow the screenshot below.
The plugin also allows you to enable Gzip compression which reduces the size of files sent from your server.
# 4. Fast Velocity Minify
This will take you to the plugin’s setup page. Click on the “Setting” tab here and follow the screenshot below,
# 5. WP Super Minify
- Compress CSS
If you use any of the Listed cache plugins on your site, you will not need to install the minify plugin separately. These Cache plugins will handle everything from caching to minifying.
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