This post will explain the various options in WP Minify WordPress plugin.
Enable CSS Minification
When checked, all CSS files will be extracted from the HTML output and be minified and served as one compressed CSS file.
Enable HTML Minification
When checked, your HTML output will also be minified.
prototype wp-greet-box/js googlecode.com
(matching first rule)
(matching second rule)
(matching third rule)
CSS files to exclude from minify
Enable Minification on External Files
<!-- WP-Minify JS --> <!-- WP-Minify CSS -->
It does exactly what it sounds like.
Debugging by using “wp-minify-off=1″
If you pass, “wp-minify-off=1″ in your URL, WP Minify is effectively turned off.
Combine files but do not minify (Debug mode)
WP Minify will embed a URL like the following:
which will return the minified version of the script:
WP Minify will embed a URL like the following (notice the &debug=true at the end):
which will return the non-minified version of the script:
Show minify errors through FirePHP (Debug mode)
This lets you figure out which script is breaking minify. Check out the tutorial here: Troubleshooting WP Minify with FirePHP
file1.js file2.js file3.js
External CSS files to include into minify
Extra arguments to pass to minify engine
This value will get append to calls to URL “wp-minify/min/?f=file1.js,file2.js,…,fileN.js”. I wouldn’t touch this unless you know the Minify engine API pretty well.