Almost all WordPress websites I have seen had bloated databases. I think this is pretty normal; nobody was born an expert in building super efficient and optimized sites. When I started using WordPress, I changed themes every month, and I tested a lot of plugins. I used to read those “top 21 must have plugins” articles, […]
Tutorials to improve your website loading speed and scalability. Better WordPress performance means a better conversion rate, more pageviews, better search engine rankings, and you save money on server resources.
One of the factors that might slow down your website is using big photos that are unoptimized for the web. Sometimes when people try to publish something quickly, they upload photos directly from their photo cameras, at very high resolution, pictures that weight as much as 4-5 MB. An optimized image has fewer kilobytes without any […]
Making WordPress faster starts with a rock-solid foundation: a high-performance hosting solution and well-coded themes & plugins. But even if you’re on shared hosting you can have a faster website. The easiest thing you can do to start making your WordPress website faster is to use a caching plugin. When you use a caching plugin, […]
So, you have a WordPress website, and you feel it loads too slow, and you would like to make it faster. There are quite a few tools to test your website’s speed/performance: Pingdom Tools GTMetrix WebPageTest WP Engine SpeedTest YSlow You can use Pingdom Tools to see the loading time of the elements. For example, the long […]