How to compress file size in tailwind using postcss?

by arnoldo.moen , in category: HTML & CSS , 16 days ago

How to compress file size in tailwind using postcss?

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by addison , 16 days ago

@arnoldo.moen 

To compress file size in Tailwind using PostCSS, you can use the cssnano plugin which is used for optimizing and compressing CSS files. Here's how you can do it:

  1. Install cssnano plugin:
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npm install postcss postcss-cli cssnano


  1. Create a postcss.config.js file in the root directory of your project and add the following code:
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module.exports = {
  plugins: [
    require('tailwindcss'),
    require('autoprefixer'),
    require('cssnano')({
      preset: 'default',
    }),
  ],
}


  1. Run PostCSS to process your CSS file with the following command:
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npx postcss input.css -o output.css


This will compress the CSS file size by removing unnecessary spaces, comments, and other optimizations. Make sure to replace input.css with the path to your Tailwind CSS file and output.css with the desired output file name.