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WP Compress – Instant Performance & Speed Optimization

WP Compress – Instant Performance & Speed Optimization


WP Compress – Instant Performance & Speed Optimization
Instantly speed up WordPress performance and stop slow load times from costing you sales, signups, and visitors.

Load Faster, Rank Higher & Convert Better on Complete Autopilot
Simply link your website and you’re good to go – with no maintenance required after setup.

It’s really that easy.

Instant Performance Boost for Your Website

  • One-Click Smart Optimization: Simply link your website and run smart optimization for a boost in performance with no maintenance required.
  • Easy to Use, Yet Infinitely Customizable: Tailor your site’s performance with customizable settings, page rules, and exclusions. Whether you prefer set-and-forget performance or hands-on control, WP Compress is built to fit your needs.
  • Effortlessly Speed Up Mobile Websites: All performance tweaks provide specifically optimized versions, dedicated for mobile devices to instantly upgrade your mobile page speed and performance scores, which is critical in today’s mobile-first world.

Key Features of WP Compress

  • Advanced Caching: Unlock lightning-fast server responses, slash resource consumption, and avoid unnecessary hosting upgrades.
  • CSS & JavaScript Optimization: Reduce page bloat and minimize code to load only the critical content, with no coding required.
  • Perfect Image Technology: Slash file sizes and generate WebP images that intelligently adapt to look good and load fast on any device.
  • Global CDN Delivery (Optional): Replicate your website’s content across the globe, for ultra-fast delivery to viewers anywhere, anytime.
  • Smart Optimization + 24/7 Performance Monitoring: We’ll automatically keep your site optimized around the clock, ensuring peak performance for each and every incoming visitor.

All-in-One WordPress Performance Plugin

Enjoy one-click smart optimization for an instant performance upgrade, or customize settings, page rules and exclusions as you wish – either way, you’re in complete control.

Set Up in Seconds, Optimized Forever

WP Compress is pre-configured with one-click settings options right out of the box.

Essential Performance Suite

Get started using the essential performance suite, offering everything you need for a faster site, from one-click optimization to critical CSS improvements and lazy loading.

Powerful Optimization Engine

Real-Time image optimization, media library compression, and advanced optimizations for adaptive performance based on the incoming visitor.

Agency Features for Professionals

Agency access includes centralized management, detailed statistics, and custom branding, so you can take all of the credit for faster WordPress performance.


You’ll be good to go the moment you paste your access key into the WP Compress plugin. It comes pre-configured with what we think are the optimal and most supported settings – but feel free to play around!

It’s really that simple and built for compatibility.

Essential Performance Suite

The basics for a faster website, without lifting a finger past setup.

  • One-Click Smart Optimization
  • Advanced Website Caching
  • Critical CSS Optimizations
  • JavaScript Code Optimization
  • Improve Render Blocking
  • Delay Unnecessary JavaScript
  • Lazy Load Images
  • Lazy Load Videos
  • One-Click Performance Testing
  • SmartPurge Technology
  • WooCommerce Tweaks
  • FontAwesome Tweaks
  • Google Tag Manager Tweaks
  • Other Performance Optimizations
  • Frequent Updates
  • Expert Support

Powerful Optimization Engine
Advanced optimization that automatically adapts based on the incoming visitor for our fastest load times across the entire globe!

  • One-Click Smart Optimization
  • Real-Time Image Optimization (Live)
  • Media Library Compression (Traditional)
  • Lossless, Intelligent & Ultra Compression Algorithms
  • Adaptive Images (per device)
  • Generate and Serve Next-Generation WebP Images
  • Retina Device Support
  • Over-Compression Prevention
  • Optimize + Serve Images via CDN
  • Optimize + Serve SVG via CDN
  • Optimize + Serve CSS Assets via CDN
  • Optimize + Serve JavaScript via CDN
  • Optimize + Serve Fonts via CDN
  • Support External URLs (Amazon S3 etc)
  • Automated Image Resize
  • Single Image Compression
  • Single Image Restore from Cloud
  • One-Click Bulk Optimization
  • One-Click Bulk Restore
  • Preserve EXIF Data
  • Custom CDN Domains

Not only is the plugin great for speeding up individual websites, but the whitelabel add-on is fully loaded with industry-leading Agency features such as:

  • Centralized Management Portal
  • Monthly Quotas for Clients
  • Remote Optimization
  • Detailed Statistics (Per Site)
  • Agency Statistics (Overview)
  • Detailed Compression Reports
  • Downloadable PDF Reports
  • Send Monthly Email Reports
  • MainWP Bulk Linking Extension
  • Multisite Compatibility + Bulk Linking Plugin
  • Hide from WordPress Admin
  • Custom Branded Reports
  • Custom CDN Domains
  • Custom Branded Plugin

Features Overview

Ease of Use

  • One-Click Performance: Instantly apply recommended or aggressive settings.
  • Safe Mode: If at any point you want to revert or compare, simply toggle safe mode.
  • Smart Optimization: Dynamic adjustments based on traffic and updates.
  • Customizable Setup: Simple yet highly adaptable to different needs.
  • Comprehensive Performance: Modular toggles for website speed optimization.
  • Expert Support: Access to chat and ticket support for guidance.

Performance Enhancements

Caching and Optimization

  • Advanced Cache: Total website caching for faster response times and reduced load.
  • Real-Time Optimization: Automatically adapt content based on the incoming visitor.
  • Script Optimization: Minify, combine, or delay scripts as needed.
  • Cache Warmup: Preloads essential content for faster access.
  • GZIP Compression: Compresses HTML for quicker load times.
  • Global CDN Delivery: Ensures fast performance worldwide.

Image and Media Management

  • WebP Images: Utilizes next-gen image formats for quicker loads.
  • Retina Device Support: Optimizes images for high-resolution displays.
  • Media Library Compression: Reduces image file sizes without losing quality.
  • Lazy Loading: Loads media files only when needed.
  • Automatic Image Optimization: On upload for autonomous optimization.

Resource Management

  • Remove Unused JavaScript/CSS: Cleans up unnecessary code for faster load times.
  • Font Optimization: Manages font loading for optimal performance.
  • Smart Cache Purging: Automatically purge based on website or content updates.
  • Prefetch DNS Connections: Speeds up domain name resolution for assets.
  • External URL Support: Allow external urls such as S3, offloaded images and more.

Administrative Tools

  • Remote Management: Manage all of your websites from the centralized dashboard.
  • Multisite Tools: Bulk linking and custom settings for network sites.
  • Custom Client Quotas: Set specific limits for bandwidth and resources.
  • UX Customization: Adjust plugin appearance and functionality.
  • Sub-Account Management: Oversee client access and site control.

Whitelabel Features

  • Custom Branded Plugin: Add your logo, icon, branding and more to take the credit.
  • Custom CDN Domains: Use your domain for global content delivery.
  • Invisible Management: Hide the plugin in the WP admin area.
  • Detailed Reporting: Automated PDF and email reports branded with your logo.

Platform Integration

  • Compatibility: Supports WordPress, WooCommerce, MultiSite, and more.
  • MainWP Integration: Simplifies management across WordPress sites.

Think of it as a fully managed solution, where you get to take the credit for faster loading client websites!

We Always Have Your Back

We’ve built all features as a toggle system, you can simply turn something on and if there are ever any conflicts or issues, simply toggle it off and everything will revert back to how it was.

With millions of possible combinations, there are vast differences in environment from one WordPress website to the next. Whether it be plugins, themes, hosting permissions or server specifications – there’s a lot of variability.

We also offer industry-leading live chat support with automatic ticket conversion. So if you ever have any questions, suggestions, or feature requests we’re here to help!

Try it risk-free and see for yourself!

  • Lower Bounce Rates
  • Ultra-Fast Response Times
  • Better First Impressions
  • Reduced Resource Usage
  • Increased Conversions

How much does it cost?

We believe that every website deserves to load faster! You can use our essential performance suite for free and add-on the optimization engine or agency features if you wish!

View our prices and plans.


  • Centralized Management Portal for Effortless Monitoring and Monthly Quotas
  • Compress, restore or exclude single images right from the Media Library
  • Optimize all images in one click using Bulk Compress
  • One-click optimization modes for instant performance.
  • Smart Optimization + 24/7 Performance Monitoring
  • Example Results from Aggressive Mode + Smart Optimization


  1. Upload wp-compress.zip via wp-admin and install the plugin.
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in your WordPress admin area.
  3. Create an account for the Management Portal to link your website.
  4. Click ‘Add Website’ and choose your desired quota and settings, once you obtain your API key insert it in field «API Key» and click «Connect»
  5. Select your mode and you are ready to boost your performance!


Do I need to use the CDN?

No! You can simply toggle it off if desired.

You can optimize your media library locally for smaller file sizes and improved load times.

However, Live Mode is recommended as it uses our ultra-premium infrastructure for consistently fast global performance!

Do you have further help documents?

Yes, in addition to our incredible live chat support you can visit our help desk at https://help.wpcompress.com/


12 de junio de 2024
Very happy with WPCompress! The site speeds are awesome and the setup is so fast. It’s taken over other plug-ins for me with its no fuss results. Drilling down for fine tuning is simple and effective, and the default setting are great out of the bag. Couldn’t be happier.
28 de mayo de 2024
For the longest time I always struggle with the optimizers, rockets, delayed and keep having to work with issues every time there was an update, a new plug-in, or new content on the site. With WP Compress I technically just install, put aggresive mode, and voila! It just works. My sites from 11 seconds went down to 2.2s, I kept optimizing and now it’s only 90ms
7 de mayo de 2024
I am very grateful I came across this plugin. I tried dozens of speed optimization plugins for WordPress and spent lots of time/money yet never achieved the performance desired. This was until I found WP Compress and gave it a try. It has a great plug-in, team, support, and prices. I highly recommend it and hope it becomes the first option out there so others do not have to spend the time/money I’ve spent, with no similar result. Thank you WP Compress for the great job you are doing. Greetings, Leonard 
18 de abril de 2024
I was impressed by how much instant optimization I was able to do on my WP site with WP Compress – and it was easy. The real time/live optimization is an added bonus on top of that, but IMO, it was worth it just for the initial optimization process. And the company is very responsive and goes above and beyond not only in continuously upgrading the product, but also with support. I wish all companies were like this.
11 de abril de 2024
I had been having an issue for a long time with the FAQ accordion. For some reason, the accordion wouldn’t toggle on click. I tried everything, but I was unable to fix it. When James heard about this issue from a survey I participated in, he emailed me to offer their support so they could resolve the issue. I was unable to manage time, but when I contacted them, James personally handled it and provided a patch/bug-free plugin copy to resolve the issue. After updating the plugin, the issue has been resolved, and now the FAQ accordion is working fine, and the webpage loading speed seems better and faster. Thanks for the awesome service.
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Contributors & Developers

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  • Added Preload critical fonts toggle
  • Optimize external URLs bugfix
  • Inline CSS relative URLs bugfix


  • Patch in Image Replace for Retina


  • Improved Smart Optimization
  • Added LCP Element Detection
  • Fixed Local Mode
  • Fixed Retina in SrcSet
  • Warmup Bug Fixes
  • Fixed Script Preloading Issues
  • Fixed Duplicated LCP
  • Excluded GTranslate from DelayJS


  • Fixed Preload Typo


  • Added BG on CDN to Agressive Mode
  • Fix for Responsive Lightbox & Gallery Load More Button
  • Preload Fix
  • Delay FontAwesome Fix
  • Iframe Fix
  • Added Headers for CF


  • Increased Activation Timeout for API Call
  • Integrations Tab, Disable Elementor Triggers
  • Purge Cache on Mode Swap
  • Added Preload Scripts Default on Agressive
  • Added Preload Scripts to Recommended Settings


  • Added «lgx_app» to Excludes
  • Added Option to Preload Scripts
  • Improved Page Optimization
  • Improved DelayJS
  • Improved InlineCSS
  • Various Bug Fixes
  • Improved Page Speed Optimization Process


  • Added «la-» and «fa-» to Exclude in Preload Fonts
  • Patched WP_CACHE Constant Issue


  • Minor Patches to UI


  • Minor Bug Patch on Smart Optimization


  • Improved Page Speed Optimization Process
  • Improved DelayJS
  • Automatic Smart Preloading of Fonts
  • Improved Critical CSS
  • Increased Timeout for API Key Verification
  • Improved Overall Plugin Security


  • Various Bug Fixes
  • Fixed Blank Page on Blocky Theme
  • Improved Inline CSS


  • Fixed Params for Tags Extracting
  • Additional Checks for Lazy Loading of Images and Scripts
  • Fixed Double Elementor Initiator
  • Fixed Missing Fonts with Inline
  • Fixed Inline CSS
  • Improved Delay JS
  • Improved CDN Search&Replace


  • Fixed Critical CSS on Inline CSS


  • Missing Icon


  • Minor Patch


  • Minor Patch


  • Minor Patch


  • Minor Patch


  • Security Patch
  • Added Smart Optimization for Posts & Products
  • Improved Critical CSS
  • Improved Inline CSS
  • New Delay JS
  • Added Field for Skipping Lazy Images
  • Fixed Page Preload
  • Fixed Combine CSS
  • Fixed Fonts Delay
  • Added Lazy Loading for Google Tag Manager
  • Improved LCP Optimization


  • Major Updates to Overall Environment
  • Added Smart Optimizer UI
  • Improved CDN Delivery
  • Improved Image Lazy Loading
  • Fix for CSS Replace Script
  • Fix for Extra Slash in URL


  • Security Patch Release


  • Added New Features for Whitelabel
  • Fixed Rocket Critical Error
  • Elementor Integrations
  • Fixed DelayJS


  • Added Additional CDN/Cache Purge Hooks
  • Fixed WooCommerce Fragments
  • Fixed Kadence Theme Compatibility


  • Fixed Critical Issue with isAmp class


  • Improved API for Stats


  • Added UI for Pageviews Packages
  • Improved Delay & Lazy Loading
  • Improved LCP Lazy Loading
  • Fixed Bug in Search & Replace


  • Remove Cache/Critical/Combine Folders on Deactivation
  • Purge Combine/Cache On Plugin Update/Activation
  • Fixed AMP Pages for Delay JS


  • Fixed On Plugin Update Issues with Purging Cache
  • Fixed Issues with RevSlider


  • Added Purge CDN on Plugin Updated
  • Added Purge HTML on Plugin Update


  • Fixed Cache for Languages Query
  • Added Cloudflare to Default Excludes in DelayJS
  • Disable DelayJS on AMP Pages
  • Added Allowed Query Variables for Cache/Critical/Combine
  • CriticalCSS Preload Bug Fix
  • Fixed DelayJS Unclosed Tag Error
  • Improved Image Replace Logic to select data-src if it exists
  • Added Removal of «Data-prehidden» attribute
  • Added Patch for Relative Urls


  • Fixed Delay JS LowerCaps bug
  • Additional default delays
  • CornerStone Builder Patch
  • Fill Settings Bug Patch
  • DelayJS Bug Fix


  • Improved Inline JavaScript
  • Improved Delay JavaScript
  • Adjusted Default Excludes in JavaScript


  • Improved Delay JS
  • Improved Critical CSS
  • Added Various Default Excludes
  • Minor Changes to UI


  • Fixed CDN Rewrite Logic for Ajax Content Loading
  • WooCommerce Pagination Fix
  • Gravity Form Caching Fix
  • Security Patch


  • Fixed WooCommerce Cache Issues
  • Fixed GT JS Delay


  • Fixed Issue With Google Fonts


  • Implemented Excludes for «Move Scripts to Footer»
  • Preloading Improvements
  • Cache Purge Actions
  • Ignore POST Requests for Cache
  • Fixed Incompatibility with Rocket Minify JS
  • Fixed Fatal Error on Some Hosting Providers
  • Added Cache Improvements


  • Improved Advanced Caching
  • Fixed Compatibility with Ajax Loading
  • Safe Mode Removes Caching
  • Fixed Caching for Logged-In Users
  • Optimized Critical CSS
  • Fixed PHP Error in Background Lazy


  • Improved Local Compression
  • Patch for Password-Protected Pages
  • Removed Cookie «ic_pixel_ratio»
  • Fixed Not Excluding Adaptive
  • Additionally Excluded Admin-Bar From Cache
  • Tooltips in Media Library
  • Changed Original/Compressed into Saved in Media Library


  • Fixed Iframe Lazy Loading Issues
  • Fixed Page Links Recognized as Image Links
  • Fixed Font Swap Issues


  • Added Lazy to WPC Vars


  • Fixed PHP Fatal Error on Disable Dashicons


  • Fixed PHP Fatal Error on Inline Scripts


  • Improved Is Critical Ajax Running Check Up
  • Added UI for Multi Site
  • Removed User Experience «Select All» Option


  • Fixed Remote Connection with Agency Portal


  • Improved WP Compress UI
  • Improved Critical CSS
  • Improved Delay JS
  • When you deactivate plugin on reactivation you are not required to insert API Key
  • Added Option to Connect Plugin with API (Account) Token
  • Added Delay JS to Gain Performance
  • Added Critical CSS
  • Added HTML Cache & Mobile Caching
  • Improved Image Lazy Loading to Gain Performance
  • Improved Lazy Loading JavaScript
  • Improved Adaptive Images JavaScript
  • Improved Compatibility With Caching Plugins
  • Removed Cache Purging Hooks
  • Fixed CSS rel=»preload» Issues
  • Fixed Ninja Forms Issue
  • PerfMatters Lazy Compatibility Improved
  • WP Rocket Compatibility Improved
  • Patched getAllTags Function to Recognize HTML attributes without quotes
  • On Reactivation of the Plugin don’t Ask for API Key if the Key is valid
  • Added Reconnect Option in Plugin List
  • Fixed Local Bulk
  • Removed Cookie «ic_window_resolution»
  • Added Disable oEmbed Option
  • Added Disable Dashicons Option
  • Added iFrame Lazy Loading
  • Added Combine CSS & JavaScript
  • Updated Charts Core


  • Local + Live Optimization
  • External URL Support
  • Upgraded Management Portal
  • Fixed MySQL Query Issue
  • Updated CDN/Live Search and Replace algorithm
  • Added new algorithm to Lazy/Adaptive JS Libraries
  • Changed recommended/default options on initial plugin activation
  • Brizy – updated URL search and replace algorithm


  • Major release, recompiled plugin
  • Updated API
  • Added CDN Support
  • Added AI Support
  • Added WebP Support


  • Major upgrade release
  • Added Compress All status report
  • Added Restore All status report
  • Updated Background Compress Algorithm
  • Updated Background Restore Algorithm
  • Removed Default ON for Debug Logs
  • Removed unecessary/test code
  • Cleaned database tables
  • Cleaned Javacript/PHP functions


  • Initial release