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Query Strings Remover


Query Strings Remover removes query strings from your static resources like CSS and JavaScript files. It will improve your cache performance and overall score in Google PageSpeed, YSlow, Pingdom and GTmetrix. Just install and forget everything, as no configuration needed.

After installing Query Strings Remover sure empty you cached resources in order to see the magic of this plugin.

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  1. Upload the query-strings-remover folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory

  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress.

  3. Done.


Installation Instructions
  1. Upload the query-strings-remover folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory

  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress.

  3. Done.



Removing query strings is all well and good, but understand that they’re there for a reason. You can always adopt another cache-busting technique such as changing the actual filenames of the static resources, or enqueing with a version number in the filename and using rewrites to resolve to the unversioned filename.

None of this helps you with the versioning of static resources used by your plugins. If you update a plugin (or theme for that matter) and a static resource used by that plugin is updated and you use query-strings-remover to strip the updated query string, your users will still be using the cached version. This is likely to break your site until the cached resources expire which depending upon your headers could be a year or more.

DO NOT use this plugin unless you fully understand the implications..!


Worked great – just pop it in and GTMetrix reports that the the query strings are gone!


Didn't work

still getting an “F” from pingdom and Google PageSpeed “Remove query strings from static resources”>
I’ve cleared cache, rebooted and ran the test on different machines and browsers. Same result.

It works 🙂

Hi, I used another plugins “Remove Query Strings From Static Resources: which break my products page but this plugin work like charm and fix my issue with GTmetrix :).
Thank you

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Contributors & Developers

“Query Strings Remover” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.



  • Improved functionalities for WordPress 4.6 and above


  • First release