🚨 [deprecated] Ruby gem for compressing html
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How it works

Remove all whitespace junk. Leave only HTML

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require 'html_press'
compressed_html = HtmlPress.press html


see jekyll_press





Command line



  • use parser (ι‹Έ) instead of regexp's
    • add option to convert relative urls to absolute urls (for SEO)
  • ambigious ampersands for compression?
  • Support other js/css minifiers (Closure, YUI compressor)
  • htmlTydi
  • Rack plugin
  • add script to benchmark real projects like amazon or stackoverflow
  • support html5 tags
  • add more options
  • Optimization: make substring replace based on substring length and its position in initial string


Additional tools

  • jeanny - rename css classes and ids in css and html files
    • make shorter pathes for images in css
  • deadweight - remove unused css rules from css files
  • csscss will parse any CSS files you give it and let you know which rulesets have duplicated declarations.
  • css-spriter, sprite-factory - combine images in sprites
  • resize images by size defined in html and vice versa embed size of images in html
  • #1, #2 - inline small images in css
  • smusher, jpegtran, optipng - losslessly minify images
  • sprockets, jammit - asset bundlers
  • w3c_validators
  • reduce


Minimize HTML

Front-end optimization