When accessing a website, the loading time is a very important problem. Thus, how to speed up your Joomla! site? One of the easiest ways is use the speed-up extensions. Therefore, in this article we will introduce you some Best Free Extensions to speed up Joomla! site based on their over rating, ease to use and documentation according to Joomla! Extensions Directory.
1. JCH Optimize
2. Cache Cleaner
With Cache Cleaner, you can clean your cache fast and easily via a link in your Joomla! Administrator with 1 click. Normall you should go to the Joomla! Cache Manager, select all cache types to delete them. This is very annoying and requires a lot of clicks and waiting time. Now Cache Cleaner gives you a quick link in the top right of your Joomla! Administrator (status bar), which will clean all cache by simply clicking on it. It seems so simple but also a very effective solution.
3. CDN for Joomla!
CDN for Joomla! is an extension for Joomla! that allows for easy integration with a Content Delivery Network (CDN). With this great extension, you will get Faster Page Loads, Reduced Server Load, More Visitors and Higher SEO Rankings.Let’s try out a CDN with your website to experience these benefits and more.
5. eorisis: jQuery
eorisis jQuery is a free plugin for the Joomla CMS, that loads the jQuery Library, UI, Twitter Bootstrap and jQuery scripts of your choice to your website, on both Front and/or Back End, with a range of options. Let’s increase website performance by taking advantage of CDN Sources, it will not make you down.
jbetolo primarily helps you with your front-end optimization. This fabulous extension brings us many great features including merging JS and CSS; compressing JS, CSS and fonts; minimizing JS, CSS and HTML; serving the generated files with correct HTTP header; off-loading to your CDN server, multiple CDNs supported for various file type; static content caching; removing unwanted JS and CSS files from the page and many others. Why don’t we give it a try?
7. JS Plant
This is an extremely great extension for a website including many images. Google offers the new WebP image-format as a way to decrease the bandwidth of your site. You can convert your JPEG and GIF images to the WebP-format, resulting in upto 40% less bandwidth. And it’s noted that WebP is actually only supported by the Chrome browser, it is already a vital and reliable bandwidth-saving tool, simply because more and more people choose for Chrome.
10. JCC - JS CSS Control
JS CSS Control controls the loading of JS and CSS files globally and specifically in Joomla! With this plugin the loading of JS and CSS files can be easily controlled. You may suppress loading those files on pages where they are not needed. This might be important for example at the frontpage for optimizing loading times. Moreover, it’s include the plugin to exclude those files globally or just on selected pages and also support 2 languages, both English and German.
Here are 10 best free speedup extensions for Joomla! site. When building a site, don’t forget to take one and experience its valuable features.