JCH Optimize

December 3rd, 2013

JCH OptimizeSpeed up your Joomla! website instantly with JCH Optimize. This plugin combines your external JavaScript and CSS files into one to minimize expensive http requests. These files can be minified and gzipped to reduce bandwidth and further optimize download time. Typical results after plugin is configured with optimum settings for your site is a 6-10 point jump on Page Speed. This results in enhanced user experience and can favourably affect website traffic and Google ranking.

Major Features

– Combine javascript/css files into one
– Combine background images in a sprite
– Minify (Compress) and gzip aggregated files
– Exclude individual files or files from extensions that do not aggregate well
– Can defer javascript or place at end of page for optimized download


– Fixed issue with plugin failing if urls is non-existent.
– Other bug fixes and enhancement.

– Fixed issue with CSS minification on some website.
– Improved editor support
– Fixed issue with some files inside IE conditional tags being combined.
– Other bug fixes and enhancements

– Fixed issue with responsiveness affected on some websites
– Fixed issue with some websites not showing properly in Internet Explorer
– Improved Exception handling and error logging
– Various bug fixes and improvements

– Placed common libraries in namespace to avoid conflict with other extensions using the same libraries
– Improved support for combining javascript files to prevent conflicts
– A number of plugin parameters have been removed or changed.
– Included option to add plugin profile information to Joomla Profiler when debug is set in system configuration
– Various bug fixes and improvements

Review CHANGELOG file for more details