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JCH Optimize Popular Plugin

Speed up your Joomla! website instantly with JCH Optimize. This plugin combines your external JavaScript and CSS files into one to minimize expensive http requests. These files can be minified and gzipped to reduce bandwidth and further optimize download time. Typical results after plugin is configured with optimum settings for your site is a 6-10 point jump on Page Speed. This results in enhanced user experience and can favourably affect website traffic and Google ranking.

Major Features

- Combine javascript/css files into one
- Combine background images in a sprite
- Minify (Compress) and gzip aggregated files
- Exclude individual files or files from extensions that do not aggregate well
- Can defer javascript or place at end of page for optimized download


- Fixed PHP warnings when either Combine Js/CSS is disabled
- Add ability to add items to multi-select exclude options
- Improved support for popular editors
- Significantly improved the 'Optimize CSS Delivery' option
- If 'url rewriting' is set on auto (default), plugin will detect support and automatically select Yes or No so this check is not made on every download
- Scripts with 'document.write' will only be excluded by default if they are in the body of the page.
- Other minor improvements

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Reviews: 6
Provides a great way to help speed up a Joomla website. After installing and configuring JCH Optimize, initially, we had most results at "A" when using YSlow testing tool, and other tools.

Though being a UK-based site, we had to install an EU Cookies law script. This was tricky to get to work with JCH Optimize, but the support the provider gave was incredible, helpful, and fixed our minor problem.

A superb result. If you want to save time, I suggest, choose the Pro version.
Reviews: 2
Fantastic plugin, deserves a 5 Star Rating for its simple setup and powerful speed boost!! Thumbs up for it!
I would like to say, the support is absolutely incredible. Whenever you post a ticket the support is just there to help you.
Thanks to the team of JCH OPTIMIZE, you rock.
My advice is, do buy the PRO-version and you won't regret it.
Reviews: 7
I took the paid version for just $5 and after a few tweaks with the technical support, my website scores 10 more points in google page speed!

And I only am using it with the "average" setting, as I have many extensions that had to be excluded.

But the result is really awesome and my page loads way faster!

I really have to add that the technical support is top notch and very responsive!

Thanks to them for that and keep up the good work!
Reviews: 5
Forget the free version. Just jump straight to the Pro version for a measly $5. It's worth every penny. The Google PageSpeed Insights rated the site as a 68 before and a 90 after. GTMetrix went from 54 to 98. It's a massive difference in user experience, as well. Joomla should include this as a native plugin.
Reviews: 3
JHC Optimize is one of the most useful plugins I have on my site.

Gives your site great speed boost. My site scores 25% more points on GTMetrix if JHC Optimize is enabled.

Samuel offers top notch support, he answered every ticked within a couple of hours.

I suggest PRO version, it has more features.
Reviews: 12
I jumped straight in paid 5US for a pro subscription and loaded JCH, I quickly saw a speed increase using Yslow. Had a tinker and found/created a problem. The developer was quickly onto my problem and provided a solution. Highly recomend this extension.
Note: Not being JS and PHP savvy, I found a site backup was my best friend.
Reviews: 1
Excellent plugin (best, Pro ver.)
Excellent support
Excellent site speed
Thank you!

Highly recommended!
Reviews: 6
This is a great extension to help improve the performance of your site!

Great and kind support too,

High recommend it!
Reviews: 2
Excellent plugin solved the problem of slowness in the site perfectly. Thank you!
Reviews: 5
Brought two sites up from "c": one to "B" and the other to "A" on YSlow. I needed to exclude a couple of files and Samuel very patiently walked me through this. He responded quickly to the ticket I submitted.

Suggest going "pro" - it's very reasonable and worth it for the ticket access and additional features.
Reviews: 3
It is an excellent plugin, my score went to 91 in GTmetrix & Yslow. It does not work at the beginning due to my site issue, but with the great support they fix it immediately for me. I have the pro version which I highly recommend to speed up your site performance.

Thanks to the developer.
Reviews: 1
I need it a plugin that could optimize my joomla website. This plugin and with the help of Samuel my website i running like hell, and trust me I have a big well complex website.

Thanks Samuel.
Reviews: 4
Very good extension to improve the speed of the website.

5 stars, at least!
Reviews: 13
Things didnt work perfectly until I get the Pro edition and consult Samuel for the correction configuration for my complex site.

Site run faster and better now.
Good Job Samuel.
Reviews: 3
Installed JCH-optimize on our website and configured it as per author's recommendation and Voila! I got GTmetrix, Yslow and Pingdom score from 77 to 99 on page speed, 96 on Yslow and 98 on Pingdom.

I had a very small issue about a score related to 'Remove query strings from static resources' and contacted the author and within minutes, he was able to resolve the issue for me.

Oh yes, upgrading to the pro version made my site even faster with the additional features.

I highly recommend this plugin for it does what it says and comes with a superb support and fast response time when in need.
Reviews: 2
Along last six months I was looking at the way to better the Page Speed of my website. I got a lot of advices from host masters and web advisors, often conflicting each other. But I was sure I only needed THE RIGHT PLUGIN. I founded it: it is JCH Optimize!! I purchased directly the PRO version for only 5 dollars and.... after a few attempts, GOT A FANTASTIC 15 POINTS at GtMetrix, from D to B. Congratulations to these guys !
Reviews: 1
I was looking for a way to compile all the scripts, code, and other elements that could slow down a joomla production site. I purchased the pro version and this plug in is the answer. It took my scores from a 77 to a 98 on gtmetrix. Scored a 100 on pingdom and a 98 on google pagespeed. Amazing little plugin and I highly recommended to go pro. I needed help and Samuel helped me within hours of me submitting my question. Excellent all around.
Reviews: 1
The plugin is excellent.
Works straight out of the box, and requires little 'try & error' for the optimum function.
But the best thing is the support (for the minimal fee of the paid version). Although Christmas time, Samuel responded at once, several times and helped me to the maximum for the correct function of the plugin (the problem was on my side).
Million thanks!
Reviews: 3
It's really an excellent extension when you want to improve the performance of your Joomla website, but you need a lot of time to deal with it, it's not easy to use
Reviews: 7
Great Service
Great module ! did exactly what was said, not a professional so they poped it in
for me ! helped with other ideas and I went from a "F" to a "B" in a mater of
hours... site running better than ever ! 6 stars !!! if I could
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