The number of HTTP requests is becoming the biggest downfall of complex websites when it comes to page loading time. With WP Accelerator plugin you can make your website run significantly faster by drastically reducing these network round trips.
In this article I’m going to explain two major speed measurement standards Google Page Speed Insights and GTmetrix, the factor they both consider when assessing and benchmarking websites and the best practices to improve them in your WordPress-based website. I will also provide a list of how major WordPress themes compare against it in the market now.
Having a site that loads fast is very important, and we need the right tools to test how fast our website is loading. If it’s not fast, it’s also crucial to know what is providing the bottleneck.
Here are some of my favorite services for analysing website performance.