WordPress Speed Booster Pack Plugin post will help you improve the speed, performance of your website and reduce the usage of resources in your server.
Last Updated: April 13, 2018
Latest News: I have updated the documentation.
If you want to improve the speed, loading and resource usage in your website then this is the plugin for you. It is very simple to set up and at the same time very powerful. That is why I recommend that you create a backup before you begin setting up the plugin. Also it is very important that you read the documentation before you begin.
Speed Booster Pack version 3.7.1 Changelog
- Temporarily remove lazyLoad as the bundled JS files, namely, CrazyLazy don’t seem to be working properly with the latest jQuery version.
What you need:
- Speed Booster Pack
- Speed Booter Pack Documentation = (Importatnt: Please read this documentation before you enable any of the options in the plugin.)
- (Optional) The following URL WordPress Plugins Compatibility is a list of plugins I recommend.
Speed Booster Pack Tutorials
WordPress Speed Booster Pack Plugin Steps
Step 1 ) Go to Speed Booster as illustrated in the image below to set up and start improving your website speed and performance.
Step 2 ) The following image displays the plugin admin menu settings page. The list from the menu below allows you to enable, configure and improve your website speed.
Admin Menu Settings
- Image Optimization
Site Load Stats
Step 3 ) The following image displays the current site statistics. This stats will help you understand what how your site is performing. These stats will change once you start enabling and configuring the plugin settings.
The following statistics displayed in the image for this example are letting you know the following.
- The current page loading time in seconds is 0.74 sec, which is very fast.
- The number of executed queries is 15 DB Queries. This is also very good.
- Peak memory used is 26,0 / 256M. This means that your site is not using much memory and therefore it is loading very fast. It also lets you know that you have plenty of memory “resources” available in your website.
- Number of active plugins 5. This is great although in the real world you would have more plugins active. This is probably why in this example the memory used is very little.
Step 4 ) The following image General options allows you to enable the following options.
- Move scripts to the footer
- Load JS from Google Libraries
- Minify HTML
- Remove query string
- Removes extra Font Awesome styles
Step 5 ) The following image More Settings allows you to enable the following options.
More Settings Options
- Remove WordPress Emoji scripts
- Remove WordPress Shortlink
- Remove Adjacent Posts Links
- Remove Windows Manifest
- Remove RSD(Really Simple Discovery) Link
- Remove the WordPress Version
- Remove all rss feed links
- Disable XML-RPC
Need even more speed?
Step 6 ) The following image Need more speed? allows you to enable the following option.
- Inline all CSS styles
- Minify all (previously) inlined CSS styles
- Move all inlined CSS into the footer
- Disable all above CSS options on mobile devices
- Exclude styles from being inlined and/or minified option:
Step 6-a ) The following image CSS Hande displays a list of css handles of each enqueued style detected by the plugin. In this example the plugin detected the following css handle.
CSS Handle Detected
That is all you need to do to set up the general options. Remember carry out some testing before you enable some or all of the options.
Note: In most cases you will not be able to enable all of the options above.
Click on the following URL WordPress Speed Booster Pack Optimize Site Steps to learn more.
I will be updating this tutorial from time to time. Make sure you come back for the latest updates.
If you have any questions please let me know.