As a WordPress user, there are two particular things you should pay close attention to; speed and security. If you’re not concerned with these, you should be. They could end up being extremely costly not just down the road, but right now.
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.
I remember the first time I heard about website’s speed. I was a newbie Website developer back then.
All I thought people cared was a beautiful website. But when I read further, it became clear that I myself never waited to load a beautiful website. You never know that a website is beautiful until it loads up.
So, why would some random dude, who has just seen your website on random google search results, care if your website is beautiful, when he could not load it? What was more frustrating was, in HTML you have to optimize every page.
Speeding up your website can boost your brand, improve your Google rankings, increase your conversions and reduce your bounce rate. In this article, I’ve pulled together my top 15 tips for boosting WordPress speed. Across our hundreds of clients, these are the main things that keep popping up.
When optimising WordPress sites, you always need to check how long it takes to load your pages, and you need a good reliable tool to do that, as your own internet connection might be unreliable, or there could be caching distorting the results.
Here are some good tools that can help you with benchmarking.
If you need help in making your website go faster, get in touch because we can help out with that.
Although WordPress is a system that performs well in general, it’s worth delving a bit deeper into performance considerations when building plugins and themes for general distribution. You never know who will be using your plugin or theme, it might be a site with thousands of posts. At that level, the difference between an efficient plugin/theme and one that is not will be very evident.
The load speed of your website is essential, you need a fast site because slow sites annoy users, meaning less visitors to your site. Secondly, search engines also consider the speed of your site when generating their rankings. There are a number of factors influencing the load speed of a WordPress site, so in this post we will examine the top 5 factors that affect WP site load speed.