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Core Enhancements, Performance

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.

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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


- Now loading JCH Optimize generated combined files via the media folder
- Fixed bug with Javascript Minification library affecting some sites
- Fixed bug with HTML minification affecting XHTML templates
- Added levels of HTML minification
- Added visual indicator for which pre-configured setting is enabled.
- Added workaraound for sites getting 'Failed fetching links..' error in backend.


One word... awesome.

Ease of use

Another word... easy.



Speeds up your webseite and improves Google Pagespeed ranking

Ease of use

basic config is peace of cake, advanced vonfig requires some andvanced knowledge


outstanding! quick response time and nice talk.


docs are on the website

I used this to: Speed up my webseite and improve Google Pagespeed ranking


Once configured properly works great.

Ease of use

A bit tricky as had j/s errors but Samuel helped to sort in the end


Very good, Samuel replied promptly with the issue I had and fixed it quickly.


Extensive documentation, potentially complex due to the amount of options but still great.

I used this to: Improving the Google Page Speed ranking on sites and generally just speeding sites up.

Simply perfect

Posted on 05 January 2015

This plugin is so fuking awesome... its perfect.

Ease of use

Select your mode in the automatics settings and go! Awesome


Clear and concise

A must Have!

Posted on 31 December 2014

Speeds up your site straight out of the box once enabled. This had an immediate impact speeding up all my sites improving yslow & pagespeed.

Ease of use

Extremely easy to configure and straight forward.


Documentation is quality, eliminating the need for support in all my cases of using this plugin!

I used this to: I use this quality plugin to speed up and optimize sites from basic 2 or 3 pages to large e-commerce sites. Great for complex templates and complex components by optimizing and minifying the code, reducing the loading time.

Very useful extension

Posted on 18 December 2014

A lot of functionnality: combine CSS files, combine JavaScript files, minify files, exclude files, sprite generator ...

Ease of use

Very simple to use: in pro version you have automatic settings


Top support


Complete documentation: tutorials, how the plugin works, plugin options, ...

I used this to: Really, for the price and the quality of the extension, it would be a mistake if you don't install it! ... and Samuel provides a fantastic support. So I give five stars for this plugin for: functionality, simplicity, and fantastic support!

This extension works wonders for whose who cherish good website performance. Even if you don't understand what this extension does, just go for the PRO version and it treats everything for you at a click. I am now ahead of my competitors with the rating my websites get from web analyzers.


Posted on 22 October 2014

Best joomla plugin!

Works perfect and the developer answered within minutes, the pro version is worth the money!

Great optimizer

Posted on 14 October 2014

I buy this extensión and is compatible with my web site, the performance is much better.

I bought the pro version, without understanding how better it could be! The plugin is the best! Pagespeed Insight tells that from 22/100 for mobiles, my site after installation is 67/100! Great plugin!

JCH Optimize

Samuel Marshall
Last updated:
Dec 17 2014
Date added:
Nov 18 2014
GPLv2 or later
Free download
Uses updater:
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