Wp Rocket 2021 review
Wp Rocket is an open-source developed plugin and possibly the most popular cache plugin of Wordpress.
Wp Rocket review
Wp Rocket has strong technical documentation, detailing each of its features with a page including examples, and in some features, it adds issues debugging, with a guide of how to solve the issues. Alongside its strong and immense development community, covering the most edge cases from regular WordPress users.
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|Delay JS until user-interaction||✔️|
|CDN||(Rocket CDN $8/month)|
|Lazyload + Image Optimization + WebP||(Imagify $10/mo)|
|HTML/CSS/JS minification & compression||✔️|
|DNS prefetching, preloading||✔️|
|Remove unused CSS||✔️(beta)|
BuiltWith shows that Wp Rocket had strong growth in website usage, including on the top 10k ranked websites.
Delaying any 3rd party plugins will also fix the Pagespeed “Reduce the impact of third-party” warning.
(?:wp-content|wp-includes)(.*) /jquery-?[0-9.]*(.min|.slim|.slim.min)?.js js-(before|after)
The reason behind this formula is as follows:
- /jquery-?[0-9.](.min|.slim|.slim.min)?.js – excludes jQuery
- js-(before|after) – exclude inline scripts. Only inline scripts that are added using wp_add_inline_script() will be excluded.
For Wp Rocket version below 3.9, see our legacy guide HERE.
RocketCDN, Wp Rocket’s CDN plugin
RocketCDN is Wp Rocket CDN product. With a unique price of $8 a month, it offers unlimited CDN traffic(at Wp Rocket discretion). It also offers integration with Wp Rocket. Rocket CDN is powered by StackPath which has 45 edge locations around the world.
RocketCDN setup is a simple 1 step task, just activate it after purchase on the Wp Rocket admin panel CDN tab. It also offers integration with Cloudflare.
Can i use Asset Cleanup and Wp Rocket?
You can use Asset Cleanup and Wp Rocket together, but avoid enabling overlapping functionalities from both to not cause issues.