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Features

We developed the Perfmatters plugin with simplicity in mind. We use all of these optimizations on our own sites and are excited to provide an easy way for you to now have them too! No messing around with code or your functions.php file. Performance optimizations shouldn’t have to be complicated and so everything can be … Read more

How to disable the WordPress REST API

The WordPress REST API provides API endpoints for WordPress data types that allow developers to interact with sites remotely by sending and receiving JSON objects. This is done by mapping different endpoints through a URI, such as: https://editwp.com/wp-json/ While the WordPress REST API is great, one problem is that by default, it leaves the usernames … Read more

How to disable or enable scripts with Regex

You can disable or enable scripts in the Perfmatters Script Manager using Regex (regular expressions). This is especially helpful for sites that have a more complex URL structure in place or dynamically generated pages (archives, search, etc.). How to use Regex If you aren’t familiar with Regex, we recommend utilizing this online tool: regex101.com. Kinsta … Read more

How to disable Password Strength Meter in WordPress

Introduced in recent versions of WooCommerce and WordPress, there is an integrated Password Strength Meter which forces users to use strong passwords. It loads the following files:  /wp-includes/js/zxcvbn.min.js (which is around 400KB in size). /wp-admin/js/password-strength-meter.min.js If you’re running WooCommerce, the above file is also sometimes located here: /wp-content/plugins/woocommerce/assets/js/frontend/password-strength-meter.min.js Depending on the theme and how the developer has … Read more

CDN exclusions

There might be times when you need to add directories or file extensions to be excluded from CDN rewriting. Add CDN exclusions Follow the steps below to add CDN exclusions in Perfmatters. Step 1 Click into the Perfmatters plugin settings. Step 2 Click on the “CDN” tab. Step 3 Add your exclusions in the CDN … Read more

Feature requests

Last Updated: 01.27.23 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 (development/discussion) Fixed Added Not possible Not planning to implement If you have any questions as to why we’ve chosen … Read more

Changelog

2.0.5 – 02.02.2023 2.0.4 – 01.27.2023 2.0.3 – 01.26.2023 2.0.2 – 12.15.2022 2.0.1 – 12.14.2022 2.0.0 – 10.18.2022 1.9.9 – 09.05.2022 1.9.8 – 08.31.2022 1.9.7 – 08.30.2022 1.9.6 – 08.30.2022 1.9.5 – 07.18.2022 1.9.4 – 06.21.2022 1.9.3 – 06.17.2022 1.9.2 – 06.16.2022 1.9.1 – 05.23.2022 1.9.0 – 04.15.2022 1.8.9 – 04.13.2022 1.8.8 – 03.23.2022 1.8.7 … Read more