Autoptimize is the best plugin for optimizing a WordPress site. It increases the speed of your website. We are able to achieve 93% score in GTmetrix using this plugin. Here is Autoptimize WordPress plugin tutorial.
What is Autoptimize?
If you consider performance important, you really should use one of the many caching plugins to do page caching.
Autoptimize WordPress plugin tutorial
Let’s discuss how you can use this plugin for optimization.
Install the plugin
1. Login to your admin.
2. Click on Plugins-> Add new -> Search for Autoptimize.
3. Click on Install-> Activate.
We will show you the basic settings.
Optimizing the HTML Code
In order to minify all the HTML code in your website, tick the first box, “optimize HTML code”.
This will remove all of the white spaces in between the HTML codes, which can ultimately help in reducing the file size of your website. It may break your site or theme. So be careful. Backup everything before you do.
Now, Optimizing the CSS Code
Tick option optimize css code. Also tick the aggregate CSS files including the inline ones. We have already said backup everything.
Click on save changes and empty cache.