Want to speed up your WordPress website? One of the first things you should try, mainly because it is free, quick, and easy, is to install the Autoptimize plugin. This will allow you to save a significant chunk off your page loading time.
According to Autoptimize' own description1, their plugin works as follows:
Autoptimize makes optimizing your site really easy. It can aggregate, minify and cache scripts and styles, injects CSS in the page head by default (but can also defer), moves and defers scripts to the footer and minifies HTML.
The important thing is, they are right. With a quick install, your site will be loading faster. Don't forget the extra options either: