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Rule n° 223 - Scripts of the website are minified.

The minification: a simple rule to reduce the volume of data to download, and thereby, accelerate access to your site.

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  • Speed up the display of your pages.
  • Improve performance.
  • Reduce the quantity of data to download.
  • Reduce the energy impact related to the consultation of the site.


Remove unnecessary spaces and comments in JavaScript files, using dedicated tools.


For the whole site:

  • Manually check in all the JavaScript files that no new lines, indentations or line breaks are present.
  • Or use the listing of non-minified JavaScript scripts using development tools (browsers, online tools, etc.).

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