This plugin hasn’t been tested with the latest 3 major releases of WordPress. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.



Perform will help you remove unnecessary styles, scripts, and features which adds up load to your WordPress site. Removing those unnecessary items from your WordPress site will help you improve performance and loading speed of your WordPress site just by installing and configuring the plugin.


  • Disable emoji
  • Disable embeds
  • Remove query strings
  • Disable XML-RPC
  • Remove jQuery Migrate
  • Hide WP version
  • Remove wlwmanifest link
  • Remove RSD link
  • Remove Shortlink
  • Disable RSS Feeds
  • Remove RSS Feed Links
  • Disable Self Pingbacks
  • Remove REST API Links
  • Disable Dashicons
  • Disable Password Strength Meter
  • Disable Heartbeat
  • Set Heartbeat Frequency
  • Limit Post Revisions
  • Set Autosave Intervals
  • Assets Manager ( Manage JS & CSS of themes and plugins )
  • SSL Manager
  • CDN Manager
  • DNS Prefetch
  • Preconnect
  • Navigation Menu Cache
  • Supports WooCommerce

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Contribute to Perform – WordPress Plugin

This plugin is proudly open source (GPL license) and we’re always looking for more contributors. Whether you know another language, can code like no one’s business, or just have an idea, we would love your help and input.

Here’s a few ways you can contribute to Perform:

  • Star/fork/watch the Perform GitHub repository to learn more about what issues we’re tackling and the project is developing. If you’ve never worked with Github before, learn about pull requests here and submit one for Perform, we’d love to provide you our feedback.

  • Translate Perform into your native language. The best place to do that is here on Go to, then search for your language, click the “Plugins” tab, then search for “Perform”. When you’ve submitted at least 95% of Perform’s strings, the language moderators will review and approve your translations and then they will be available to all WordPress users for your native language.


Minimum Requirements

  • WordPress 4.8 or greater
  • PHP version 5.6 or greater
  • MySQL version 5.5 or greater

Automatic installation

Automatic installation is the easiest option as WordPress handles the file transfers itself and you don’t need to leave your web browser. To do an automatic install of Perform, log in to your WordPress dashboard, navigate to the Plugins menu and click “Add New”.

In the search field type “Perform” and click Search Plugins. Once you have found the plugin you can view details about it such as the point release, rating and description. Most importantly of course, you can install it by simply clicking “Install Now”.

Manual installation

The manual installation method involves downloading our plugin and uploading it to your server via your favorite FTP application. The WordPress codex contains instructions on how to do this here.


How can I get support for Perform?

We work hard to the best support possible for Perform. The Support Forum is used for free community based support. We continually monitor the forum and do our best to ensure everyone gets a response.

Does it work with caching plugins like WP Rocket?

Yes, it does.

Does it work with plugins like Autoptimize?

Yes, it does.

Does it work with hosting providers like FlyWheel, Kinsta, and hosts with server-level caching?

Yes, it does.


11 Mac 2022
A straightforward plugin that is easy to use. In my case, I only need the ‘General’ options to simplify the HTML that WP generates – removing the shortlink from <head>, query strings (version numbering) from CSS and JS files, etc. I then create a static mirror using wget and the output is clean.
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1.3.0: December 31st, 2020

Moved to modern coding practices using namespaces

1.2.3: December 31st, 2019

Resolved fatal error when wp-config.php file is not writable

1.2.2: December 27th, 2019

Fix: cdn rewrite is not working #16
UI Improvements for Assets Manager
Simplified working of wp-config.php constants
Security Improvements

1.2.1: June 22th, 2019

Fix: redirect to welcome screen on plugin activation #15
General Design Improvements & Tweaks
User Experience Improvements for settings page

1.2.0: April 30th, 2019

Fix: add quick access to assets manager from admin listing #10
Feat: add menu cache #11
Fix: generalise styling for assets manager with all the themes #12

1.1.1: April 25th, 2019

Fix: display assets manager link in admin bar #6

1.1.0: April 25th, 2019

Feat: add support for assets manager #1
Fix: settings page is not visible with multisite setup #5

1.0.1: March 31st, 2019

Fix: incorrect linking for reviews in admin footer #2
Fix: woocommerce tab should be visible when woocommerce is active #3
Fix: disabling woocommerce widgets not working #4

1.0.0: March 23rd, 2019

Initial Release. Yippee!