Articles about speed strategy.
Some people complain the WordPress Twenty-sixteen theme is old-fashioned or plain. We think it's fine for certain jobs. If the
We turn conventional speed wisdom on its head. Sixty-four active plugins - on our site - load in under a
Few people care about speed as much as we do.
Susty is the lightest stripped-down WordPress theme we've ever seen. It's
Please remember relevant content is number one for SEO. Speed affects User Experience (UX). Good UX then influences metrics like
PLUGIN SURGERY FOR SALE
PagePipe speed services uncover real speed problems fast. And we discover unrealized speed potential, too. Many web
Google edicts! We're sick of them. The HTTPS speed penalty is incredible. To us, it’s horrible and appalling. There is
Shared hosting is Web hosting in which the service provider serves pages for multiple Web sites, each having its own
Something we see bogging down Home pages is the faddish inclusion of a huge Google Maps dynamic graphic. Often the
We mean no offense to Hristo Pandjarov.
He's the author of SiteGround's free ebook. "SPEED MATTERS: 21 Expert Tips to an
SiteGround isn't always kind to their customers. We probably only get whiners coming to PagePipe searching for change. Speed anxiety
Normally, we write about releases of default themes - and we torture test it for speed. Not so in the
You'll weep when you read Google’s 200 Ranking Factors: The Complete List (2018). Because it's so sad? No. Because it's so overwhelming.
We evaluated 35 theme candidates. All are available as free downloads from the WordPress theme repository. They came to our
Aggregator websites getting 1 to 2 million visitors per month is pretty nice – and profitable!
Many agregator sites are somewhat
Online speed test scores are especially useless. These include lame tests like Google PageSpeed Insights. Many test-result recommendations don’t make
In Ancient Greek religion, Hestia is a virgin goddess of architecture.
Tiny Hestia is a free child-theme that strips down the
WP Engine is frequently recommended on blogs as the "Best Premium Shared Hosting for Advanced Bloggers." Of course, blog authors
WordPress released core version 4.7 in early December 2016. The default Twenty Seventeen theme included a new Customizer CSS editor.
"If it ain't broke, don't fix it." We couldn't agree more. But we know, the WordPress world breaks on a
"I was thinking of using a theme like GeneratePress - or Astra. They seem to be the fastest but, now
Very heavy plugins usually consume database and RAM resources on the server host. With these specs, we're not interested in
We recently evaluated a London-based site's home page for speed opportunities. Load times on Pingdom were: 2.05 seconds, 1.95s, 1.85s
Many sites we evaluate for speed testing are using free Cloudflare CDN services. A CDN (content distribution network) is a
Are Progressive Web Apps a remarkable phenomenon? Or another fad touted as rescuing mobile experiences?
Should you convert to Progressive Web Apps?
If we authored a WordPress dream theme, what specifications would we use for extreme mobile speed optimization?
Here what we've prayed
Popular premium WordPress themes have a big commonality: They claim they do anything. In fact, the Divi theme's motto is
If you search the phrase “Essential WordPress Plugins,” you’ll get about 1.8 million results. They all tend to regurgitate suggestions
One of the biggest decisions is deciding what to not sell, who not to sell to, and what not to
Incsub, LLC (aka WPMU DEV) have the art of producing customer fear down to a science. For example, you can
Everyone wants to hear the truth about speed
- until Steve Teare opens his mouth.
Speed Truth Hurts - Sometimes
Your theme and
"CloudFlare has released a new privacy-focused DNS service that runs on IP 184.108.40.206. They supposedly rotate logs every 24 hours
Never trust speed test scores. Ever. Always measure improvement in milliseconds of load time.
How to interpret pingdom.com and webpagetest.org speed
How could we resist a list of select WordPress websites reported as "cool" – as in neat-o or spiffy? They
Is your site traffic declining? Speed and mobile strategy will improve your user's experience. And "potentially" SEO. Other things influence
Attempting to dictate the rules of speed quality, Google made the mobile Internet worse. How did they shoot their own
Be forewarned, the blog post we review here is deliberate bait to sell wpmudev theme memberships. It's the flawed article:
Certain falsehoods about web speed are repeated over and over on blogs that should know better. They drive us crazy.
SSL offloading keeps encryption and decryption on another website. It's moved to a separate location for the task. Performance efficiency
"Worst Web Hosting Companies" yields 16 million Google search results. Ironically, review sites not only tell you who they think
WordPress version 5.0.3 core is 20 milliseconds faster that 4.9.8.
Is that significant?
So Gutenberg isn't slowing anything down? Nope. Not
PHP 7 is twice as fast as PHP 5.x and requires one fraction of the server memory.
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Studies such as those from Moz demonstrate site speed is a small part of Google ranking factor. Nothing suggests it
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