Attemps to reduce the filesize of an HTML document by removing unnecessary whitespace at the beginning and end of lines, condensing multiple spaces into one, and stripping blank lines completely.
<pre> tags are respected and their contents are left alone. Warning, nested
<pre> tags may exhibit unexpected behavior.
- Safely minifies HTML documents with no change in presentation.
- Can be run as a stand-alone command line utility, as a function within another PHP script, or as a WordPress plugin.
COMMAND LINE USAGE
html-compressor.php somewhere in your path, rename to
htmlcompressor, and make executable.
Usage: htmlcompressor [OPTION]... [FILE] -c, --no-comments removes HTML comments -o, --overwrite overwrite input file with compressed version -s, --stats output filesize savings calculation -x, --extra perform extra (possibly unsafe) compression operations --help display this help and exit -v, --version print version information and exit Examples: htmlcompressor index.html > index-minified.html htmlcompressor -ox index.html cat index.html | htmlcompressor > index-minified.html
include html-compressor.php in your PHP script and call
html_compress($string). You can also pass
html_compress() an open file handle and it will compress that data until EOF.
html-compressor.php into your WordPress plugins folder and then activate in your WordPress admin panel. It's worth noting that this plugin is compatible with WP Super Cache.
To see a live demo of the HTML compressor visit my website and view the page source. All pages are being run through the WordPress plugin using the default options.
Code is hosted at GitHub: http://github.com/tylerhall/html-compressor
The MIT License
Copyright (c) 2010 Tyler Hall <tylerhall AT gmail DOT com>
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