InstantClick dramatically speeds up your website, making navigation effectively instant in most cases. This plugin is the easiest way of adding InstantClick to your WordPress theme.
Before visitors click on a link, they hover over that link. Between these two events, 200 ms to 300 ms usually pass by (test yourself here). InstantClick makes use of that time to preload the page, so that the page is already there when you click.
See InstantClick.io for more information on InstantClick.
This plugin simply adds InstantClick to your website using the WordPress scripts API. For further tweaking, see the announcement post.
Install and activate the plugin. InstantClick should be automatically added to your website.
In WP-Admin you will find a new options page called ‘InstantClick’ under ‘Settings’. On the options page you can:
- Set the preload mode (on hover with a 0, 50 or 100ms delay, or on mousedown)
- Exclude scripts from reloading with InstantClick (adding
See the documentation on InstantClick.io for details on how the script works and how to ensure compatibility with other scripts. To add the
data-no-instant attribute to scripts, use the ‘No-Instant Scripts’ setting on the options page.
Contributors & Developers
“InstantClick” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.Contributors
- PHP 5.2 compatibility
- Fix warning in script handle sanitation
- Initial release to WP.org plugin repository.