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Site Performance, Core Enhancements, SEO & Metadata, Performance, Site speed

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

Sped up Website


Posted on 29 August 2016
Functionality

Sped website by more than 10 points (13/11)

Ease of use

great


Functionality

I've use JCH on complicated site with other software and it has a lot of options to work with whatever it's sharing Joomla with.

Ease of use

Very easy, takes seconds to install and get up and running.

Support

Very fast, quick response and worth the cost of the plugin alone!

Documentation

Easy to understand and find help with installation, setup, options and more.

I used this to: Managing Multiple Joomla Websites. Helps with Caching, speed, image resize and so much more. Get this for your site(s) and see your site speed score get better on tools like pingdom and google.

Functionality

not yet tried

Ease of use

not yet tried

Support

no answer before buying the 99 USD pro version, hope my webmaster won't have too much trouble with it!


Functionality

Does exactly whats it says optimizes mainly css and javascript of your template

Ease of use

Very easy to use

Support
Documentation

Functionality

It works really well and will speed up your site tremendously if you do it right.

Ease of use

Very easy to use.

Support

Excellent. Posted a ticket and the author looked at it within a few hours and had a solution to my problem.

Documentation

I haven't looked at it much because i didn't need it. The plugin itself tells you everything you need to know.

I used this to: All my sites to boost the score on Gtmetrix to 99/99 combined with a proper .htaccess file.

Made my site slower!


Posted on 12 May 2016
Functionality

Front-end and back-end became verrrry sloooow. I turned it off and walla much faster.

Ease of use

Easy

Support

I went to the Forum support found most of the posts in "Trouble Shooting" with no responses, even ones specifically with decreased speed.


Functionality

Very functional and robust.

Ease of use

The automatic settings make it easy, even if you don't know what you are doing.

Support

Stellar. Responsive and fast. When I had questions they were answered immediately. One of the best support experiences I've had.

Documentation

Great

I used this to: Optimizing page speed, load times, etc.

Great Extension


Posted on 16 April 2016
Functionality

All you need

Ease of use

One of the easiest to use I've seen

Support

Top support. They helped me very quickly

Documentation

Very good and easy to understand

I used this to: Making my sites faster. Don't know how I did without it

Irreplaceable


Posted on 08 April 2016
Functionality

This plugin is certainly the best in its category

Ease of use

Easy to use

Support

The developer has spent the time to investigate some issues, he is really very helpful and experienced

Documentation

The documentation is complete, it is worth reading it to tune your site well

I used this to: All my websites

Fast and Sharp


Posted on 05 April 2016
Functionality

Gives best performance, cleans up after another extensions, pretty customizable!

Ease of use

Downloaded, installed, mixed up few settings. - 2 minutes of work gives you +40 in GMetrix

Support

I've never contacted them. And it's best scenario for me.

Documentation

No need in it when you fave 15 buttons and each has it's one tooltip.

I used this to: Fixing issues with PageSpeed on my personal blog and my eCommerce site.

JCH Optimize

Version:
5.0.5
Developer:
Samuel Marshall
Last updated:
Apr 12 2016
Date added:
Nov 18 2014
License:
GPLv2 or later
Type:
Free download
Uses updater:
Includes:
Compatibility:
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