Speed Booster Pack
Speed Booster Pack is a standalone plugin built, maintained & operated by the friendly folks over at MachoThemes
Speed Booster Pack is a lightweight, frequently updated, easy to use and well supported plugin which allows you to improve your website’s loading speed.
Improving your site’s speed will get you a better score on major speed testing services such as Google PageSpeed, GTmetrix, YSlow, Pingdom, Webpagetest and will also improve your overall site’s usability. This will persuade Google and other search engines to rank your site higher in search results thus sending more traffic.
Why Site Speed Is Important?
Visitors usually close a website if it doesn’t load in a few seconds and the slower a site loads the greater the chances are that the visitors will leave. And you don’t want that to happen, do you? 🙂
Speed Booster Pack is a plugin that can help you speed up your website by tweaking different options.
Main Plugin Features
Move scripts to the footer to improve page loading speed.
Load CSS asynchronously to render your page more quickly and get a higher score on the major speed testing services.
Minify and inline all CSS styles and move them to the footer to eliminate external render-blocking CSS and optimize CSS delivery.
Change image compression level to keep file sizes smaller; Change JPG quality.
Remove query strings from static resources to improve your speed scores.
Remove extra Font Awesome stylesheets added to your theme by certain plugins, if Font Awesome is already used in your theme.
Remove junk header tags to clean up your WordPress Header.
Display page loading time in the plugin options page.
Display the number of executed SQL queries in the plugin options page.
Display the Peak Memory Used in the plugin options page.
Exclude scripts from being moved to the footer or defered.
Remove RSD Link if you are not using a Weblog Client or some 3rd party sites/programs that use the XML-RPC request formats.
Remove WordPress Shortlink
Remove the WordPress Version this option is added for security reasons and cleaning the header.
Remove all rss feed links to cleanup your WordPress header.
For complete usage instructions visit Plugin Documentation
Enable compression option.
Leverage browser caching.
Option to disable specific plugin actions on specific pages directly via the page edit screen metabox.
Simple Author Box – A simple but cool author box with social icons.
Page Load Stats
Page Load Stats is a brief statistic displayed in the plugin options page. It displays your homepage loading speed (in seconds) and number of processed queries.
Page loading time – the progress bar color will be:
green if the page load takes less than a second
orange when loading the page takes between 1 and 2 seconds
red if the page loading takes longer than 2 seconds
Number of executed queries – the progress bar color will be:
green if there were less than 100 queries
orange if there were between 100 and 200 queries
red if the page required more than 200 queries
Click to Download the plugin (.zip file) on your hard drive.
Unzip the zip file contents.
speed-booster-pack folder to the
Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress.
A new sub menu item
Speed Booster Pack will appear in your main Settings menu.