HTML minification improves the web application performance with efficient load time and bandwidth usage. Unnecessary parts of code, insignificant white spaces, comments, semicolons, color values in the HTML and CSS are optimized in the minification process. Let’s automate the process to get rid of the unwanted code and improve efficiency within your Java applications. In order to improve the performance, this article discusses how to render Word documents to minified HTML in Java.

Render Word Documents as a Clean HTML in Java

Java API to Render as Minified HTML

GroupDocs.Viewer showcases a document viewing API that allows rendering various types of documents into HTML, PDF, and image formats within Java applications. I will use this API in the example to convert the Microsoft Word DOCX file into a clean HTML file.

You can download the JAR file from the downloads section or use the latest repository and dependency Maven configurations within your Java applications.

	<name>GroupDocs Artifact Repository</name>


Render Word DOC/DOCX to Minified HTML in Java

HTML files can be generated either having embedded or external resources using respective methods. The following steps show how to render the Word (DOC/DOCX) document into minified HTML in Java.

  • Load the DOCX file using the Viewer class.
  • Prepare the HTML rendering options using the HtmlViewOptions class.
  • Enable the minification option by setting it to true.
  • Use the view() with the created options to render the DOCX file as minified HTML.

The following Java code example renders the Word DOCX file into minified HTML.

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You can use the APIs for free without evaluation limitations by getting a temporary license.


To conclude, this article discussed how to render the DOC/DOCX files as minified HTML in Java. You can develop your own online document converter and HTML minifier that allow users to convert the documents to minified HTML. Besides, you can learn more about GroupDocs.Viewer for Java from its documentation. For queries, contact us via the forum.

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