The Settings menu in your Dashboard allows you to fine-tune the optimizations NitroPack applies on your website.
Here's everything you need to know about your Settings menu:
1. Optimization modes
The first thing you see in the menu is the Optimization Modes widget:
You can easily switch between modes by just clicking on the one you prefer:
Important: After switching between modes, save your settings and purge your cache from the Dashboard, so NitroPack re-optimizes your site's pages. The changes will take effect after the new optimizations are done.
The default optimization mode is Ludicrous. It's our most aggressive mode and typically the best-performing one. However, every site is different, so feel free to try the other modes in case Ludicrous is not optimal for you. Finally, you can always go with a custom configuration - NitroPack provides one of the most feature-rich setting panels giving you an unparalleled level of control.
In case you are interested in the differences between the predefined optimization modes, check out the comparison table:
Next, you will see all NitroPack's settings separated into different categories:
Еvery pre-configured mode comes with a predefined set of optimizations enabled.
Again, you can get back to the comparison table to learn what optimizations are enabled in each optimization mode:
Of course, you can manually enable and disable settings on your own and fine-tune how NitroPack will operate on your site.
This leads us to the final element of the settings menu - Custom mode.
3. Custom Mode
The one thing we didn't cover in the Optimization Modes paragraph is the Custom Mode:
It allows you to freely tweak NitroPack's settings and customize them to your liking.
However, before doing that, there are some specifics to the Custom mode you need to know:
If you change a single setting while using one of the pre-configured modes, you'll be automatically switched to Custom mode.
Again, each mode includes a specific number of optimization settings to provide you with the best possible performance and stability.
Enabling more than the predefined number of settings for the particular mode, or disabling any of them, shows your intent to fine-tune how NitroPack operates on your site.
Hence, you will be automatically switched to the Custom mode.
The Custom mode is designed for tech-savvy users.
We've arrived at the pre-configured NitroPack modes through tons of testing and iterations. They ensure stability for all users, regardless of their technical expertise.
That's why we advise not using the Custom mode if you don't have a specific reason for changing the default setup of any pre-configured mode.
Don't forget to save your settings and purge your cache.
Similar to the other four modes, you must save your settings and purge your cache to apply your customizations. The changes will take effect after the new optimizations are done.