Why Minify? If you care to take a look at Google Page Speed tools, page-loading speed is not only becoming an important part of web user interface design, but is also starting to affect organic search positioning. Poorly optimized code may be slowing the web down by as much as 20% - even after GZip compression is applied at the server side. PHPWee Performance? We typically see a 15%+ improvement on page load speed on un-optimized websites by applying phpwee. Even Wikipedia and Github.com can get a boost.