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  1. Aurélien Debord
    Aurélien Debord February 18, 2014 at 00:07 | | Reply

    Thanks for this very useful list. The readers have to know that all these plugins should not be installed at the same time. For example, if you are using w3 total cache, there is no need to install quick cache. Same for seos plugins.

    1. Jean Galea
      Jean Galea February 19, 2014 at 23:08 | | Reply

      Thanks for pointing that out Aurelien, indeed you should use only one caching plugin.

  2. Mark Hunter
    Mark Hunter March 9, 2014 at 08:20 | | Reply

    It’s been a while since I’ve attempted to use a caching plugin. Can you explain the downsides of it? Does it stop dynamic client side functionality? I heard something along those lines. Must check it out. What’s your preference – super cache or total cache.

    1. Jean Galea
      Jean Galea April 2, 2014 at 19:54 | | Reply

      Both are good, but WP Super Cache is easier to set up in my opinion.

  3. ivica72
    ivica72 March 9, 2014 at 16:50 | | Reply

    “Does it stop dynamic client side functionality?” Indeed, they can cause issues with e-commerce plugins.

    “What’s your preference – super cache or total cache.” Mine is Super Cache by all means, but everybody have different experiences, it’s personal.

    1. Jean Galea
      Jean Galea April 2, 2014 at 19:53 | | Reply

      Do you prefer Super Cache because it’s easier to set up Ivica?

      1. Ivica
        Ivica April 2, 2014 at 23:43 | | Reply

        Yes, it’s easier to setup, but with W3T I had also some issues on particular sites so I gave up…

  4. Panagiotis Choliasmenos
    Panagiotis Choliasmenos November 25, 2014 at 15:27 | | Reply

    So. What plugin combinations do you suggest and why?

  5. Ivica Delic
    Ivica Delic November 25, 2014 at 16:57 | | Reply

    Thx for your question. You can check the list (quite extensive one) on the following link: WordPress Speed Up Group:
    https://www.facebook.com/groups/wordpressspeedup/

  6. sharadkgupta
    sharadkgupta September 5, 2015 at 02:31 | | Reply

    Nice list of plugins for optimization of WordPress website.

  7. Jakub Novák
    Jakub Novák August 27, 2016 at 04:15 | | Reply

    Very good article 😉
    Image optimization is one of the most important things!
    You shold use SVG where it is possible – theres one WP plugin for basic SVG support:
    https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-svg-images/
    and use JPG instead of PNG if there is no transparency:
    https://wordpress.org/plugins/png-to-jpg/
    …you can optimize images much more by using this out of WordPress:
    SVG: https://jakearchibald.github.io/svgomg
    JPG/PNG: http://compresspng.com OR software http://nikkhokkho.sourceforge.net/static.php?page=FileOptimizer

  8. agus salim
    agus salim August 28, 2016 at 06:20 | | Reply

    I think, WP-Optimize is perfect plugin because easy use because me use in my site http://bolakeraton.com

  9. zafar ali
    zafar ali February 27, 2017 at 10:17 | | Reply

    Thanks For sharing these plugins.

  10. Onur ÖZER
    Onur ÖZER October 3, 2017 at 18:03 | | Reply

    Thanks For sharing these great nice plugins.

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