WP Optimizer


With WP Optimizer you can optimize your WordPress in all aspects with few and easy steps.
This plugin contains most requested features to keep your WordPress site run as fast as new, from database and images optimizer to updates blocker.

WHY USING WP Optimizer?

  • All In One: image optimization, media clean-up, database manager, database optimizer, updates manager, server info and HTML, JavaScript, CSS minifier all in one plugin.
  • Performances This plugin is built taking care on performance.
  • Privacy: This plugin does not collect nor send any personally identifiable data.
  • No subscription email asked or required.
  • Multisite support.
  • Clean uninstall.

WHY USING WP Optimizer – Database feature?

  • Overview: The plugin will help you get an overview of what is happening in your database. It will report all unused/orphaned items that should be cleaned.
  • Auto optimize: You can specify what items should be cleaned/optimized/repaired, the process will run automatically based on your settings.
  • Backup Manager: The plugin will help you handle your database backups.
  • Benefits:
    If you have been using WordPress for a while, then you should think absolutely about a database cleanup.
    Indeed, your database may be full of garbage that makes your site sluggish and bloated such as old revisions, orphaned post meta, spam comments, etc.
    You should clean-up this unnecessary data to reduce your database size and improve website speed and performance.
    In addition, you will have quicker database backup since the file of your backup will be smaller.

WHY USING WP Optimizer – Images feature?

  • Privacy: Any optimization will run on your server using php module imagick (or if not available: jpegtran, optipng, pngout, gifsicle, cwebp) so that your stuff will remain yours.
  • Smooth Handling With pixel-perfect optimization using progressive rendering, your images will be looks great.
  • Auto optimize: You can set images optimization process run automatically on every file uploaded.
  • Save space: By optimizing images you will save lot of space in WordPress media library, and your site will load faster due to less heavy images.
  • Benefits:
    Thanks to image optimization your website will load faster, and the WordPress installation will take up less space.
    Furthermore, the clean-up feature will handle non used media and remove them, so you can have much space available.


  • Server Info: a detailed useful information about your server, databse, php and WordPress
  • Dashboard installation size: a useful tool to know the size of your WordPress installation, to disable it go to settings
  • Query caching system: a useful tool to speed up your WordPress loading time, works by caching WordPress query for some time, set by user


This plugin is free and always will be, but if you are feeling generous and want to show your support, you can buy me a beer or coffee here, I will really appreciate it.



This section describes how to install the plugin. In general, there are 3 ways to install this plugin like any other WordPress plugin.


  • Click on ‘Add New’ in the plugins dashboard
  • Search for ‘WP Optimizer’
  • Click ‘Install Now’ button
  • Activate the plugin from the same page or from the Plugins Dashboard


  • Download the plugin to your computer from https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-optimizer/
  • Click on ‘Add New’ in the plugins dashboard
  • Click on ‘Upload Plugin’ button
  • Select the zip file of the plugin that you have downloaded to your computer before
  • Click ‘Install Now’
  • Activate the plugin from the Plugins Dashboard


  • Download the plugin to your computer from https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-optimizer/
  • Unzip the zip file, which will extract the main directory
  • Upload the main directory (included inside the extracted folder) to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory in your web space
  • Activate the plugin from the Plugins Dashboard


  • Log in to your primary site and go to “My Sites” » “Network Admin” » “Plugins”
  • Install the plugin following one of the above ways
  • Network activate the plugin



Why does speed matter?

Search engines like Google, measure and factor in the speed of web sites in their ranking algorithm. When they recommend a site they want to make sure users find what they’re looking for quickly. So in effect you and Google should have the same objective.

Speed is among the most significant success factors web sites face. In fact, your site’s speed directly affects your income (revenue) — it’s a fact.

Speed it’s a game changer in visibility and some consequences of poor performance are:

  • Lower perceived credibility and quality
  • Increased user frustration
  • Reduced conversion rates
  • Increased exit rates
  • Are perceived as less interesting or attractive

What to do if I run in some issues after upgrade?

Deactivate the plugin and reactivate it, if this doesn’t work try to uninstall and install again the plugin. That should work!


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Contributors & Developers

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


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Interested in development?

Browse the code, check out the SVN repository, or subscribe to the development log by RSS.



  • added a module to disable (Gutenberg, Dashboard welcome panel, Core Sitemap, wpautop, Admin Bar, Feed links)
  • added option to export and reset settings
  • added WP_Term_Query and Database Query caching system
  • added restrictions to some features based on user roles
  • improved Cron handling for modules
  • improved user-experience with panels
  • updated language filters
  • optimized plugin modules loading system
  • fixed some issues while saving settings


  • added WP_Query posts caching system
  • added storage to the core
  • tested compatibility with WordPress 5.6
  • improved handling for the dashboard widget
  • improved the module for handling auto image optimization
  • fixed some bugs and performance related issues
  • fixed cron bug


  • added deep database scan for hierarchical terms
  • added dashboard widget to show WordPress installation size
  • added edit link to term list in database cleaner
  • extended time limit for database operations
  • improved translations support
  • improved settings handling
  • fixed some bugs


  • improved plugin speed
  • extended support to WordPress 5.5
  • extended support from PHP 5.3 and WordPress 4.2
  • fixed mysqldump error 1044, added single-transaction
  • fixed mysqldump error handling
  • fixed tables repair result, before always outputting fail


  • added some database backup options (restore, download, delete)
  • added database conversion: MyISAM / InnoDB
  • added database action for all tables
  • added css animations for Ajax modules
  • improved JavaScript handlers for Ajax requests
  • fixed memory conversion from size to bytes
  • fixed WordPress heartbeat during restore process


  • added Ajax support to modules
  • added WordPress updates manager
  • major code restructure
  • improved modules handler
  • full multilingual friendly
  • designed a better UI
  • fixed css enqueue


  • added basic wp-cron settings
  • added database module
  • added ajax support
  • added multisite support
  • improved user configuration
  • improved info module
  • improved timer and memory meters
  • fixed settings handler
  • fixed activation/deactivation after upgrade


  • added uninstall cleanup procedure
  • added settings page
  • added meters to ensure speed and memory test on development phase
  • added multilingual support
  • added modules support
  • new ui for setting page
  • improved core performance