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First Steps in Configuring the Plugin
The plugin comes with a number of features to optimize your site. Each feature performs a particular front end optimization technique to reduce http requests or reduce the size of the files to be downloaded by the browser so the download speed can be increased, or to simply speed up the rendering of your site so your visitors can start viewing your content quicker. Most features come with a number of options for you to configure on your site.
While the default settings of each feature work well for most persons, there is a small chance that they may break your site. This doesn't mean the plugin is incompatible with your website or template, the plugin just needs to be configured individually for your site. This documentation attempts to arm you with all the information you need to get the plugin working well on your site. You can also make use of our various support options to get assistance in configuring the plugin to resolve conflicts.
While configuring the plugin, disable all caching plugins or native caching functionalities in the site that caches the page of the site. Disabling cache ensures that you can view the changes made to the site immediately. After you've finished configuring the plugin, flush all your cache before re-enabling caching.
Configure the Combine files feature first
After enabling the plugin, configure the
The level of optimization increases as you move from
Optimum but the risks of conflicts also increases. Try each setting in turn, checking your site after each turn to ensure it works well. Choose the highest setting that works for your site.
Ensure the plugin is working properly
After enabling the plugin and selecting one of the Automatic Setting, you should ensure that the plugin is working properly and running on your site. You do that by checking the source of your page. The source is the actual text that was sent to the browser from the server and you can view this in most browsers by right clicking on the page and selectingor equivalent menu item.
Configure the other features
After configuring the