Articles about plugin speed tricks.
Often blogs posted by other authors recommend "the best" plugins. We ignore these Disneyland fantasies fabricated by errant or evil
Below is a description and list of 45 plugins previously used on PagePipe. Even with this many plugins, load time
Affliate links are a way to monetize a WordPress website. We don't do monetization on PagePipe - but many websites
Minification is not an important optimization tactic for mobile speed.
There are 31 minification plugins in the WordPress directory. They vary
Many WordPress site owners cause damage when adding a popular contact-form plugin. Contact forms can hurt your load time. Not
While studying site security and speed, we tested the iThemes Security plugin. It's claimed to prevent malware injection. We're sure
Do we think the Hummingbird all-in-one speed plugin for WordPress websites is cool?
Nope. We know you can get the same
There are times when date stamping your website or it's content can be good or bad. Say, you wrote an
We don't recommend using Google’s PageSpeed Insight tools for doing mobile website benchmarking – or even for desktop. We avoid
Related-posts plugins are a functional category. And there are a bunch – 38 plugins at the time of this writing.
Google Analytic code causes your site to fail two speed tests. And the test criteria are invented by the web-demigod
Elementor is one of the more popular live page builder plugins for WordPress. It has a free and paid version.
PagePipe is anti-waste and pro-thriftiness about more than just web speed. We don't like the misuse of any web resources.
Using the Disable Emojis plugin removes the emoji functionality added in WordPress 4.2. WordPress does not need emoji. Probably, the
Slow plugins? It's not the quantity, it's the quality that makes a difference. Web designers can't be arbitrary in loading
Choosing a plugin would be easier if WordPress permitted a little more repository information. Author-generated advice is untrustworthy because it's
Plugin description from wordpress.org/plugins/jetpack/
"Jetpack adds powerful features previously only available to WordPress.com users including customization, traffic, mobile, content, and performance
On the Internet, there exist widgets – or interface components. They allow connecting your site to specialty services. These are
We demonstrate a common but little understood speed problem usually labeled as Leverage Browser Caching. Various tests report this fault
Lazy loading is a technique for deferred loading of page content. It's loaded when it’s needed rather than all at
Want to use the MailChimp WP Subscribe form on the default WordPress Twenty-seventeen theme?
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We admit there are times we find new plugins and think we know their function – only to find out
Your plugin choices affect website speed. But how much plugins affect load time varies from a thousandth of a second
From our experience with WordPress search, we get better results without the search enhancement plugin Relevanssi. It shuts down or
When website owners do site speed testing, they eventually observe plugins get loaded on every page, adding to code bloat
Loading plugins redundantly and globally decreases the speed of your pages. It's best to deactivate heavy plugins on pages where
Comments are a unique and tightly integrated feature of blogging. But the Internet has changed. It's an uglier, more cruel
We write about plugin speed. This means we also write about plugins wasting web resources or your time. We critique
Focus on reducing image file sizes for ultrafast mobile page speed. We've written an ebook about JPEG image optimization. Seventy
Notification bars run across the top of a website. They display valued information. Such as a link to a newsletter,
WordPress works fine. But you need plugins to add extra features and functionality. Without plugins, junk WordPress. Plugins give you
Google's ambitious AMP project (October 2015) speeds up the entire mobile web. Right!? It's a WordPress speed miracle - wait!
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