How to defer parsing of JavaScript for better GTmetrix Score?

GTmetrix score indeed guides you to the areas of improvement of your WordPress websites. Of many factors for a perfect score, today we will be looking at how to Defer Parsing of JavaScript.

Adding simple codes on fucntions.php we will be able to improve the score of Defer parsing of JS. We won’t need to access cPanel, instead can only work with the WordPress login credentials.

Additionally, plugins like Autoptimize, WP Rocket are also very good to improve the WordPress optimization speed.

However, we would like to remind you that GTmetrix is alone is not the factor that makes a website great, if you run a test of on GTmetrix you can see how bad the score is, yet Youtube is an amazing site.

Download the Code at this link.

Here are other tutorials to improve your GTmetrix Score:

  • To improve Add Expire Headers & Leverage browser caching: Click here
  • Cache configuration as recommended by GTmetrix: Click here
  • To serve Scaled Images & Optimize Images: Click here
  • Loading jQuery from the Google CDN: Click here



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