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Feature requests

Last Updated: 05.26.20

If you have a feature you would like added, feel free to contact us. Below are features we either have already planned or are discussing. Make sure to also check out our changelog.

Pending (under discussion)

  • [05.22.20] Script Manager, disable scripts by device type (desktop/mobile).
  • [05.03.20] Limit file upload size for non-admin users.
  • [04.27.20] Easier way to add multiple URL patterns other than Regex.
  • [04.07.20] Add Google AMP support for local analytics.
  • [03.30.20] Script Manager, allow regex disable to be used alongside other disables.
  • [03.30.20] Script Manager, show regex pattern in Global View.
  • [03.30.20] Script manager, ability to set scripts to Preload, Deferred, Async, change load position, etc… 3x
  • [03.23.20] Script Manager, ability to export or template settings for a page to be used on another.
  • [03.17.20] Option to add individual page exceptions to the Disable Heartbeat setting.
  • [03.02.20] Ability to add per page settings for custom inline header/footer scripts.
  • [02.24.20] Toggle to disable built-in WordPress pages.
  • [02.24.20] Lazy load iframes and videos. Directly related to [06.10.19] Replace iframe videos with preview image. 2x
  • [02.17.20] WP-CLI support for basic install and updating functionality.
  • [02.17.20] WP-CLI support for setting up and manipulating plugin options. 3x
  • [02.13.20] Ability to set the Site Speed Sample Rate in Google Analytics.
  • [01.14.20] Show low hanging fruit in the Script Manager. Perhaps a filter or way to sort by largest script size.
  • [01.10.20] Local Analytics, ability to exclude additional roles from being tracked when logged in. (Editors for example)
  • [01.08.20] Reseller option. 2x
  • [01.03.20] Script Manager, ability to disable for certain post/archive types (rather than having to disable globally and then set post/archive types as exceptions)
  • [01.03.20] Script Manager, ability to enable for current URL if disabled globally or via regex (or for post/archive type, assuming implementation of the previous request)
  • [01.03.20] Script Manager, ability to view only logged out user scripts, determine admin only scripts, or view Script Manager as logged out user.
  • [12.11.19] Cart Fragments option to only disable when items haven’t yet been added to cart. 2x
  • [12.08.19] Add admin bar Script Manager link to home page settings on main WP Admin Dashboard.
  • [11.27.19] Host Hubspot tracking locally.
  • [11.18.19] Take a look at reducing/removing changelog autoload.
  • [11.17.19] Add support to lazy load background images. 2x
  • [11.11.19] Add Exclusion option for Disable Google Maps toggle to exclude specific post IDs. 2x
  • [11.03.19] Remove website from comment cookie notice text when disabling URL input field. (https://generatepress.com/forums/topic/edit-comment-cookies-text-save-my-name-email-and-website/)
  • [10.23.19] Script Manager, visual queue to tell if scripts are depended on by another.
  • [10.22.19] Script Manager, ability to save configurations of page settings and load elsewhere. 2x
  • [10.15.19] Script Manager, ability to sort scripts by size, possibly global type instead of plugin/theme split. 2x
  • [10.15.19] Ability to hide the email address used for license activation.
  • [09.08.19] Migrate to gtag.js from older analytics.js for local analytics implementation. 3x
  • [08.07.19] Option to choose which post types comments are enabled on.
  • [08.07.19] Option to disable BuddyPress + BBPress + Addon scripts except on relative pages, similar to existing WooCommerce option. 4x
  • [07.31.19] Disable/enable by taxonomies and categories. 3x
  • [06.19.19] Add additional page exceptions to go along with Disable WooCommerce Scripts option.
  • [06.14.19] Add support for Google Tag Manager for local analytics. 3x
  • [06.14.19] Add customizable cron event time for local analytics.
  • [06.14.19] Add Google Analytics ecommerce tracking option 3x
  • [06.10.19] Prefetch links, Google quicklink. (https://github.com/GoogleChromeLabs/quicklink)
  • [06.10.19] Replace iframe videos with preview image. 2x
  • [05.28.19] Script Manager, debug mode to print out what scripts are being disabled/enabled in the console for testing purposes. 2x
  • [05.27.19] Script Manager, delete individual script setting from the global view. Possibly view which are set for plugins/themes that are not activated/installed.
  • [05.27.19] Script Manager, network-wide settings for multisite environments.
  • [04.28.19] Script Manager, disable/enable by logged in status, possibly user role as well. 3x
  • [01.17.19] Really Simple SSL Pro Similar functions.
  • [01.06.19] Remove WooCommerce version number.
  • [01.06.19] Host Facebook Pixel locally. 9x
  • [01.03.19] Add Google Optimize support. (https://support.google.com/optimize/answer/6262084?hl=en) 3x
  • [01.02.19] Look into OptinMonster support for local analytics. 2x
  • [12.11.18] Use the option_active_plugins filter to control which plugins are loaded. Requires additional setup.
  • [11.12.18] Ability to change the disabled message that displays when hiding the default login URL.
  • [10.28.18] Upload and host Google fonts locally along with font-display option. 2x
  • [07.29.18] P3 Profiler similar functions.
  • [05.03.18] Script Manager – File groups.
  • [01.25.18] HTTP/2 server push https://bjornjohansen.no/http2-push-wordpress 2x
  • [03.11.18] Delete expired transients
  • [02.05.18] Add text input for additional query string variations. (example: ?v, ?id)
  • [01.29.18] White label for clients. 2x
  • [12.17.17] Parse and remove all HTML comments in source code. 3x
  • [12.11.17] Script Manager URL Groups tab which could be determined and set by the user and then used to disable/enable scripts by group in the main view. Also, have the option to disable on URL children.
  • [08.01.17] Preload 2x
  • [08.01.17] Prerender
  • [06.04.17] Minify HTML/CSS/JS.

Fixed

  • [06.02.19] Script Manager, allow disabling/enabling based on wp login page, currently regex returns home url.
  • [09.09.18] Fixed prefetch tag showing up when Emojis are disabled
  • [01.17.18] Change capitalization throughout options and plugin list.
  • [06.03.17] Fixed some accessibility issues on the checkbox toggle inputs.
  • [05.30.17] Rename backend “Remove Feed Links” option to “Remove RSS Feed Links.”
  • [05.20.17] Fixed conflict with existing Heartbeat API plugin

Added

  • [02.28.18] Script Manager disable plugin entirely per page, etc… (most likely requires “MU” plugin installation) 3x
  • [03.30.20] Script Manager, hold scroll position after saving.
  • [06.05.17] Import/Export plugin settings 7x
  • [02.17.20] Add additional header scripts box for scripts directly following the opening <body> tag.
  • [05.22.17] Lazy load native WordPress comments. 3x We took a slightly different route of lazy-loading gravatars instead of a button. This will ensure we never have any issues with Google crawling and indexing comments and content properly for SEO.
  • [08.05.19] Option to remove crossorigin from preconnect link.
  • [07.15.19] Move Settings link under Plugin name on plugins.php.
  • [06.18.19] Script Manager link back to admin when admin bar is disabled. – Added function to force Admin bar to display temporarily when Script Manager is active.
  • [05.16.19] 404-page option in the Script Manager to disable/enable scripts on. – Simply use Current URL now when on a 404 page.
  • [04.21.19] Links to Script Manager from posts list page and post edit page in admin.
  • [03.15.19] Fix already defined error if debugging is enabled (WP_POST_REVISIONS) – Added warnings to help with duplicate constant definitions.
  • [01.17.19] Boxes to add code in Header/Footer. 2x
  • [06.15.18] Optional event/click tracking enabled with local analytics. 2x
  • [10.08.18] Additional compatibility with MonsterInsights plugin.
  • [07.17.18] Script Manager – Enable archive types separately instead of including them in their parent Post type.
  • [07.01.18] Toggle to hide the paragraph text at the top of the Script Manager.
  • [06.04.18] Password strength meter requests.
  • [05.08.18] Redirect Feed URLs when RSS feeds are disabled.
  • [05.03.18] Script Manager – Success message on save.
  • [05.03.18] Script Manager – Save button at the top as well. (Went with a sticky button instead to solve the scrolling issue.)
  • [04.24.18] Script Manager Global Settings, ability to see which URL the setting is applied to.
  • [02.04.18] Clean delete and uninstall option.
  • [12.22.17] Multisite support for default plugin options to apply to subsites.
  • [12.22.17] Exclusions for disable Google Maps API feature.
  • [12.22.17] Disable dashicons.
  • [12.17.17] Script Manager organize scripts by plugin, possibly a toggle for that.
  • [08.28.17] Script manager clear all settings.
  • [08.28.17] Script manager alternative view for devs.
  • [08.01.17] Preconnect (https://www.viget.com/articles/make-your-site-faster-with-preconnect-hints/)
  • [08.01.17] Prefetch DNS
  • [06.04.17] Lazy load images – 5x (no JavaScript, Issue 193, Feature Policy: lazyload, Native Image Lazy-Loading, Feature release)
  • [05.30.17] Disable Google Fonts 2x
  • [06.30.17] Remove /xmlrpc.php from code if XML-RPC is disabled
  • [06.30.17] Remove WordPress API from code if WP-JSON is disabled
  • [05.30.17] Add CDN linking option, similar to CDN Enabler
  • [05.22.17] Disable comments globally
  • [05.22.17] Detect and add favicon if missing? Causes 404 break in speed tests.
  • [05.22.17] Sync Google Analytics locally – 2x
  • [05.22.17] Disable Google Maps
  • [05.22.17] Disable WooCommerce scripts and CSS on non-WooCommerce pages
  • [05.22.17] Disable WooCommerce Reviews
  • [05.22.17] Defer Woocommerce Cart Fragments
  • [05.22.17] Remove WordPress API from header
  • [05.22.17] Select which scripts to load/disable on a per page basis
  • [05.22.17] Disable self-pingbacks
  • [05.20.17] Disable emojis
  • [05.20.17] Disable embeds
  • [05.20.17] Remove query strings
  • [05.20.17] Disable XML-RPC
  • [05.20.17] Remove jQuery migrate
  • [05.20.17] Remove WordPress version number
  • [05.20.17] Remove wlwmanifest link
  • [05.20.17] Remove RSD link
  • [05.20.17] Remove shortlink
  • [05.20.17] Disable RSS feeds
  • [05.20.17] Remove RSS feed links
  • [05.20.17] Disable WordPress heartbeat API
  • [05.20.17] Disable and Limit Post Revisions
  • [05.20.17] Change Heartbeat API frequency
  • [05.20.17] Change autosave interval

Not possible

  • [06.19.17] Add WordPress version compatibility message (this isn’t possible because the plugin isn’t in the repository)

Not planning to implement

  • [01.21.18] WordPress Menu Cache. Reason: Not supportable long-term and also might not be useful for a majority of users.
  • [12.07.17] Hide/disable menu elements in dashboard. Reason: This isn’t a performance feature.
  • [09.03.17] Disable blog (comments, categories, tags, etc.) Reason: Core WordPress feature that doesn’t impact performance when not used. We already have an option to disable comments.
  • [08.01.17] Disable automatic JPEG compression. Reason: This pertains more to quality than performance and we always recommend using an image optimization plugin, such as ShortPixel.
  • [07.24.17] Remove multiple instances of Font Awesome if loading from different plugins/themes. Reason: We recommend disabling additional Font Awesome calls with the Script Manager when properly enqueued.
  • [06.30.17] Show local gravatar (disable external gravatar calls). Reason: Recommend loading gravatars from CDN instead.
  • [08.03.18] Delete default WordPress themes. Reason: Easy enough to do already within WordPress.

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