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Very heavy plugins usually consume database and RAM resources on the server host. With these specs, we're not interested in
"I was thinking of using a theme like GeneratePress - or Astra. They seem to be the fastest but, now
SSL offloading keeps encryption and decryption on another website. It's moved to a separate location for the task. Performance efficiency
"If it ain't broke, don't fix it." We couldn't agree more. But we know, the WordPress world breaks on a
Normally, we write about releases of default themes - and we torture test it for speed. Not so in the
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
Incsub, LLC (aka WPMU DEV) have the art of producing customer fear down to a science. For example, you can
Studies such as those from Moz demonstrate site speed is a small part of Google ranking factor. Nothing suggests it
We turn conventional speed wisdom on its head. Sixty-four active plugins - on our site - load in under a
Popular premium WordPress themes have a big commonality: They claim they do anything. In fact, the Divi theme's motto is
Many sites we evaluate for speed testing are using free Cloudflare CDN services. A CDN (content distribution network) is a
PLUGIN SURGERY FOR SALE
PagePipe speed services uncover real speed problems fast. And we discover unrealized speed potential, too. Many web
Visual Composer is a $34 page builder for WordPress.
We don't review paid plugins - unless it's a roast or exposé.
We mean no offense to Hristo Pandjarov.
He's the author of SiteGround's free ebook. "SPEED MATTERS: 21 Expert Tips to an
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.
Some people are complaining the WordPress Twenty-sixteen theme is old-fashioned or plain. We think it's fine for certain jobs. If
We evaluated 35 theme candidates. All are available as free downloads from the WordPress theme repository. They came to our
Aggregator websites collect and post syndicated material from around the Web, including news, specialized publishing, or the latest bargains and
We use our creative concept of speed amplification. It's the deliberate choice of severe self-imposed site limitations. These WordPress speed
If we authored a WordPress dream theme, what specifications would we use for extreme mobile speed optimization?
Here what we've prayed
Few people care about speed as much as we do.
Susty is the lightest stripped down WordPress theme we've ever seen.
Google edicts! We're sick of them. The new HTTPS speed penalty is incredible. To us, it’s horrible and appalling. There
In Ancient Greek religion, Hestia is a virgin goddess of architecture.
Tiny Hestia is a free child-theme that strips down the
[dropcap]1[/dropcap]Use a theme that's fast loading. And we don't mean "mediocre" fast. We mean faster than greased lightning. Built and
We hate waste. We're unconventional thinkers and love creative problem solving. We take a different path to page speed improvements.
Is your site traffic declining? Speed and mobile strategy will improve your user's experience. And "potentially" SEO. Other things influence
Something we see bogging down Home pages is the faddish inclusion of a huge Google Maps dynamic graphic. Often the
"CloudFlare has released a new privacy-focused DNS service that runs on IP 18.104.22.168. They supposedly rotate logs every 24 hours
SiteGround isn't always kind to their customers. We probably only get whiners coming to PagePipe searching for change. Speed anxiety
Remember, improving your profitability by enhancing user experience - that's number one. And the top of the list for user
WP Engine is frequently recommended on blogs as the "Best Premium Shared Hosting for Advanced Bloggers." Of course, blog authors
Everyone wants to hear the truth about speed
- until Steve Teare opens his mouth.
Speed Truth Hurts - Sometimes
Your theme and
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
Never trust speed test scores. Ever. Always measure improvement in milliseconds of load time.
How to interpret pingdom.com and webpagetest.org speed
Attempting to dictate the rules of speed quality, Google made the mobile Internet worse. How did they shoot their own
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