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Speed up your Magento site by minifiying, adding expires headers and optimizing images with this plugin!
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GTspeed

UPDATE: We are only able to provide support to Magento installations running on GT.net hosting platform. This plugin is open source and provided free of charge and without any support whatsoever. While it has helped many sites speed up their Magento installations, we have heard reports of issues making your site inaccessible and requiring manual plugin removal. Please use it at your own risk and be sure to back up your installation first.

Slow sites=Slow sales.

Offering a fast experience to your users is essential when it comes to online shopping. GTmetrix has developed a speed optimization plugin for Magento to optimize Magento installs quickly and easily!

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GTspeed does four primary tasks to improve speed:

  • - JS/CSS minification
    Optimize your scripts by removing superfluous data like whitespace and comments.
  • - JS/CSS script combining
    Reduce your HTTP requests by merging all JS/CSS scripts into 2 single requests.
  • - Expires Headers enabling
    Make your content cacheable to prevent unnecessary requests.
  • - Image Optimization
    Deliver only optimized images with lossless compression utilities.
Release Notes

Stable

2012-02-06 09:05:45
  • Version number: 1.0.6
  • Stability: Stable
  • Compatibility: 1.4, 1.4.1.1, 1.4.2, 1.5, 1.6, 1.6.1
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2012-01-26 18:06:32
  • Version number: 1.0.5
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  • Compatibility: 1.4, 1.4.1.1, 1.4.2, 1.5, 1.6, 1.6.1
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2012-01-24 17:05:45
  • Version number: 1.0.4
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2012-01-26 18:06:32
  • Version number: 1.0.3
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2012-01-24 17:06:29
  • Version number: 1.0.2
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GTspeed 3 5 78 78
Error "GT_Speed_Helper_Data' not found in" I had a "GT_Speed_Helper_Data not found in. .." in a test environment. I want nothing of this pluggin. Uninstall immediately. Magento Version 1.7.0.2 My rating on Developer Support is Poor, because only 3 of 14 questions are answered October 3, 2013
Worst extension I installed it and my whole site is messed up now. Uninstalled it in 10 minutes! August 15, 2013
This Extenstion Not Working This module ended my store, I do not know what to do, I can not access the control panel more when accesses the panel only appears this error: Fatal error: Class 'GT_Speed_Helper_Data' not found in /home/franp971/public_html/app/Mage.php on line 516 August 13, 2013
Image optimization issue Hi, Nice extension, works perfectly except one thing. For image optimizations its throwing below error "jpegoptim is not executable". Kindly reply if anyone knows about the same issue. Thanks July 30, 2013
Terrible module. This module ended my store, I do not know what to do, I can not access the control panel more when accesses the panel only appears this error: Fatal error: Class 'GT_Speed_Helper_Data' not found in /home/franp971/public_html/app/Mage.php on line 546 and ended up with the design of my shop, what to do? URGENT!!! July 26, 2013
Good Product I just installed this on 1.7.02 and I had no issues with the install. The only issue I had was with enabling CSS and JS combining. It messed with my sites CSS. Other than that, everything else works great! July 25, 2013
Combine JavaScript Files Issue Hi Just want to say your plugin is amazing!! The only one issue I can see is that when the Combine JavaScript Files is enabled, the java scripts dont work on the catalog page. This is strange as it works everywhere else. Tried to ask web developers and they all tell me to ask yourselves as they find this strange too. Your help would really be appreciated. We are running 1.7 Magento. July 22, 2013
Very good extension but... Installs without problems in Magento 1.6 but Expires Headers enabling not working properly, add code to. Httaccess but does nothing. Not to make a metric reflects on www.gtmetrix.com. Now, when I turn off and manually add the metric personolizado are doing their job right. Small detail to be corrected in future versions. Another recurring theme that is very much used in the extension is that the optimization stops working jpegoptim a pair the other day. Currently I have about 2100 images which does not optimize today about 300. My question is, stops working because it exceeds the runtime optimization of images or other factors such as server memory? A who is this? July 12, 2013
Crashed all CSS/JS + 400 Bad Request The Minify worked, but when enabling Combine, it simply says 400 Bad Request. Then, somehow all data in the header <head></head> was completely gone. I had to hire a freelancer and pay them money to fix our site. Only thing it seemed to do was optimize images and add expires cache, however other plugins can do that as well. July 5, 2013
Linux 64 Bit Compactar as imagens.estou trabalhando com servidor linux 64 bits gostaria de saber se Funciona? July 2, 2013
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When I try to optimise the images, I get this error: "jpegoptim is not executable".
Permissions set to 755 on image folders and also lib/gtspeed. Memory is set to 128 in php.ini.

Am I doing something wrong?
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Answer: 
Hi,

Check the troubleshooting tips in GTspeed admin. You may need to modify permissions on the executables.
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Answer: 
Not just the folder, make the jpegoptim file executable as well.
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Answer: 
Browse to /lib/gtspeed. set your permissions as 755 or higher and make sure its recursive to sub-folders AND files.
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Answer: 
I have done this and it still gives the same error.
I even checked the owner of the folder and the files.
What else could it be?
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Answer: 
Just tell me you noobs, those are .exe files which optimizes. And your server will have to be windows based. Does Linux server runs .exe?

So don't use this .exe.
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Try to rename lib/gtspeed/elf32 (win32) to lib/gtspeed/elf64 (win64) if you are using 64 bit version OS.
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Answer: 
I have the same issue as the TS. All folder/file permissions are set as mentioned here and in the installation guide. I also get a 404 error when I click on Advanced Settings in Gtspeed Status in Magento Admin.
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Salam aleikum to all who I can,

Setting folders to 775 did not help in my case.

I moved Magento from one host to another and this happened here is what I did to get it work.

Reinstalled jpegoptim, optpng and gifsicle.

Then copied proper ones from /usr/bin/ directory like this

cp /usr/bin/gifsicle /home/mysite/www/lib/gtspeed/elf32/

cp /usr/bin/optpng /home/mysite/www/lib/gtspeed/elf32/

cp /usr/bin/jpegoptim /home/mysite/www/lib/gtspeed/elf32/

You can safely owerwrite on the original ones.

Then I issued chown to my user (dont keep it root owened)

chown myuser jpegoptim optpng gifsicle
chgrp myuser jpegoptim optpng gifsicle
chmod +x jpegoptim optpng gifsicle

This made it work perfectly..

You can install optpng and gifsicle on CentOS with yum it has the repo. For jpegoptim you need this
http://kwatog.com/blog/jpeg-optimizer-jpegoptim-centos/
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I got gifsicle is not executable when I try to optimize images.

What did I do wrong? How can I optimize it?
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Answer: 
Hi,

This is just a permissions issue. See the Troubleshooting box on the admin page.
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give EXECUTE permissions to the gifcicle file(s) in folders: /lib/gtspeed
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I have downloaded GTspeed but not found any folder inside lib as mentioned in the guide like /lib/gtspeed/win32/ .As per the information provided GTspeed comes bundled with three of the best image optimizing utilities ready to be used.
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Hi,

Please update to the latest version of GTspeed and this issue should be resolved.
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Hi,
I have installed the latest version of GT Speed in my development, When i click the "Optimize image" in the GTSpeed page it shows that "optipng is not executable". After that i have changed all the folder and subfolder permission to 777. But still i cant able to predict the root cause of the issue. Can you help me to resolve this issue as soon as possible?

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Change /lib/GTspeed files permissions to 755
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Breaks the site

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After installation, with proper permissions, the extenstion breaks the website.

I am getting the following error on clicking css, js links in view source. Means css, js files are not loading.

<h1>400 Bad Request</h1><p>Please see <a href='http://code.google.com/p/minify/wiki/Debugging'>http://code.google.com/p/minify/wiki/Debugging</a>.</p
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We are also facing this issue. Any solution for this.. ?
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It is mentioend that when you click on Update Image Library GTspeed will index all the images in the specified directories (specified in the Advanced Settings) and track them.Does it mean that Will GTSpeed will create folder under lib as: lib/gtspeed/win32.. and list down all images here?
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Wow, not bad! After implementing, my site is much faster but, for some reason, the css is combined in a wrong order. By "wrong order," I mean that the layout gets changed.

When disabling CSS combining and enabling everything else, everything is fine. Still, my site is much faster.

Any ideas?
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Is it possible to exclude specific modules from being rendered?

I'm getting the following error when using it with another module: Invalid method GT_Speed_Block_Page_Html_Head::addExternalItem(Array
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Hi Gossamer
i will using Gtspeed for my magento store and all css,js minify work fine but GTspeed Image Optimization don't work.

My website running on windows server, i do not edit any default setting after install Gtspeed!

i will click "Update Image Library" button and allways see "All existing images are up to date. Scanning for new images..." i will try upload new image on media folder and try click this button again but don't work.

Please help.
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Hello after installation in pages and static block it is impossible to upload images.

I has to modify something ?

Thank you so much
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