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Parallel Load


Load Javascript files in parallel by using document.write tag.

  • Optional bottom loading javascript can be enabled in Settings / Miscellaneous. If your plugin is compatible, this will improve perceivable page loading time.
  • You can use pagetest to test your result.
  • Only script using wp_enqueue_script() will be loaded in parallel

Change Log:

  • 1.5 Compatible with FancyBox 1.5.1, please upgrade fancybox as well
  • 1.4 Added FancyBox support Mar 21, 2009
  • 1.3 Support l10n script
  • 1.2 Added Contact Form 7 support
  • 1.1 Fix a bug, hope it will have better plugin compatibility.


  • Pagetest with plugin
  • Pagetest without plugin
  • Settings


  1. Upload parallel.php to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. More settings can be found in Settings / Miscellaneous

Contributors & Developers

“Parallel Load” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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