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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

Bug fix

2013-11-04 19:58:52
  • Version number: 1.1.3
  • Stability: Stable
  • Compatibility: 1.4, 1.4.1.1, 1.4.2, 1.5, 1.6, 1.6.1, 1.6.2.0, 1.7
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Fixed a bug where timestamp in URL was incorrect for CSS.

Bug fix

2013-03-01 17:27:02
  • Version number: 1.1.2
  • Stability: Stable
  • Compatibility: 1.4, 1.4.1.1, 1.4.2, 1.5, 1.6, 1.6.1, 1.6.2.0, 1.7
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Restored lib

Bug fix

2013-02-28 18:17:17
  • Version number: 1.1.1
  • Stability: Stable
  • Compatibility: 1.4, 1.4.1.1, 1.4.2, 1.5, 1.6, 1.6.1, 1.6.2.0, 1.7
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Fixed CDN paths

Stable

2013-02-20 22:59:14
  • Version number: 1.1.0
  • Stability: Stable
  • Compatibility: 1.4, 1.4.1.1, 1.4.2, 1.5, 1.6, 1.6.1, 1.6.2.0, 1.7
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Fixed path to combined assets on Windows.
Added advanced fields for CDNs.
Updated Troubleshooting.

Bug fix

2012-09-04 21:23:13
  • Version number: 1.0.7
  • Stability: Stable
  • Compatibility: 1.4, 1.4.1.1, 1.4.2, 1.5, 1.6, 1.6.1, 1.6.2.0, 1.7
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I have an installation of magento store with multiple views for languages , I have it set so / pt / fr / it, when I go some of them, is not the path to the CSS & JS January 21, 2013
Using 1.7.0.2 for me this works fine. Good extension. January 1, 2013
Great extension, When i "update image library" it is going to load for one second, then it stops..... ?? What's wrong? Permissions are 755 i also tried 777 (media map) November 29, 2012
Wow. Installed it, as soon as i enabled header expire i coudlnt reach my site, this i crazy! How many customers am i gona lose?! "The server encountered an internal error or misconfiguration and was unable to complete your request." Need help fast! November 18, 2012
Tried to install this. After having success to start it once and realized that it couldn't find my images library I restarted admin. After that I had a menu item GTSpeed in Admin, but clicking it brought me back to the home screen of admin. Couldn't start it again. Deinstalled. November 4, 2012
Hands down the best optimisation extension available and it's free. Significantly improved speed of our site www.estevia.com.au in less than 5 minutes. The enable and disable features are fantastic. Thank you guys, keep up the great work. October 17, 2012
I've installed this on 1.7.0.2 running on Ubuntu. It does work, but it needs some tweaking. The binaries included for image optimization are MacOS binaries. Line 177 in Optimize.php references a wrong variable: no_write instead of nowrite. Themes that are on symlic links doesn't work. Can we get a fix? August 5, 2012
I just installed on v1.7.0.2. The extension finds images to optimize. When I click on the Optimize Images button it runs through all of the images and says that the images have been optimized. However, it shows the Space Saving as 0. I also confirmed via ftp that my image file sizes never got smaller. I did enable the log filing but no log is generated. Any ideas how to optimize my images? July 27, 2012
Hi there, this plugin has been installed on our site and everything works as needed (1.7). The only issue is we use Cloudfront for CDN and now the JS etc. is sat outside of our /JS folder, this is no longer being served over CDN. So the improvement we have seen in smaller file size has been invalidated with our no longer have our JS delivered via CDN. Any suggestions on how to move the folder created using this plugin back into /skin, /media or /JS would be great! July 14, 2012
Really happy with this, works great. Easy to use, and can instantly see improvement. Just in process of cross browser testing. Looks to be no issues in any places so far. Using Magento ver. 1.7.0.1 July 13, 2012
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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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Check the troubleshooting tips in GTspeed admin. You may need to modify permissions on the executables.
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Not just the folder, make the jpegoptim file executable as well.
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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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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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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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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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exclude modules

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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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