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Speed, caching, load times… your WordPress site’s performance is vital to its longevity. From your site visitors’ experience to the SEO impact of performance, you want to make sure this is one of the most important aspects of any website build.

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Intro to Core Web Vitals

An Introduction to Core Web Vitals of PageSpeed

Since their algorithm update in June 2021, Google effectively sees page experience as an important factor in terms of SEO. And the most critical part of the “Page Experience Update” is what Google calls Core Web Vitals. In this post, we’re going to go through what it is, and understand why each metric matters.

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Rocket Review: A New CDN-Powered Managed WordPress Host

Rocket Review: A New CDN-Powered Managed WordPress Host

Looking for managed WordPress hosting? In our Rocket review, we’ll take a look at a new hosting provider that caches your site on over 200 global edge servers using Cloudflare Enterprise, while still giving you managed features like staging sites and automatic backups.

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KeyCDN Image Processing: Optimize and Manipulate Images On-the-Fly

In this post, I’ll be taking a look at a service that helps you do just that – KeyCDN’s new image processing functionality.

If you’re not familiar, KeyCDN helps you speed up your site by delivering your content from a network of servers all around the world (more on this second). With the new image processing feature, KeyCDN can also help you dynamically optimize and manipulate the images you serve via KeyCDN on-the-fly.

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WP Speed Of Light Review: It Made My Test Site 48% Faster!

People always tell you that you need your WordPress site to load fast. But…how do you actually make your WordPress site load fast? When you see those big lists of “75+ ways to speed up WordPress”, it’s easy to feel like WordPress performance is too complicated for you.

WP Speed Of Light is a plugin that tries to simplify WordPress performance by giving you an all-in-one solution to speed up your site. It’s simple enough for a total beginner to use, while still giving more advanced users detailed options.

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How to Set Up a CDN for Your Site on WP Engine

WP Engine is one of my favorite web hosts for WordPress and I host a number of sites with them.

This week I wanted to set up a CDN for one of my sites that was gaining considerable traction on a worldwide basis. A CDN is very helpful if your traffic comes from several continents as the users will get served images and scripts that are close to them. Hence a user from Australia will get served your site’s assets from a server in Australia rather than having them travel all the way from the United States, assuming your site is hosted in the US with WP Engine.

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The Non-Techy Guide to Speed Up Your WordPress Blog

It’s annoying if you have the best content but people start to ignore you. Google even punishes you with lower rankings. And all of this because of blog speed. In this guide, you will discover how to boost the speed without really messing with codes.

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