This plugin hasn’t been tested with the latest 3 major releases of WordPress. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.

WP Defer Loading


Defer loading javascript for WordPress. Without any additional library. Just the way Google ask you to do it.

Handles any javascript enqueued by wp_enqueue_scripts().


If you have suggestions for a new feature or improvement, feel free to contact us on Twitter. Alternatively, you can fork the plugin from Github.



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  • performance


  1. You can download and install WP Defer Loading using the built in WordPress plugin installer. If you download WP Defer Loadin manually, make sure it is uploaded to “/wp-content/plugins/wp-defer-loading/”.

  2. Activate WP Defer Loading in the “Plugins” admin panel using the “Activate” link.


September 3, 2016
This plugins has NOT been tested on WP version 4.3.1 (Hence 2 stars and not lower) Once active any sub page (accessed via permalinks) showed error 500, whist the home page was fine. After the plugin was disabled, everything was back to normal
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Contributors & Developers

“WP Defer Loading” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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  • First version