WordPress Website Speed Optimization

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Over 43.3% of the web is now powered by WordPress. While this is awesome, it also means there are thousands of different themes, plugins, and technologies all having to coexist and most of the time it will yield a speed performance issue or challenges. 

So, in a nutshell, how can you improve the website speed of your WordPress website? There are a variety of ways that you can improve the speed of your WordPress website. These include:

1. Selecting a fast WordPress theme

2. Optimizing your images

3. Using a caching plugin

4. Minifying your CSS and JavaScript files

5. Reducing the number of plugins you use

6. Enabling GZIP compression

Whilst there are plugins and tools available which could be used to achieve the above, developers are generally better placed to solve and execute the solution without the extra bulkiness of plugins.

In order to determine your website speed performance, this PageSpeed Insights from Google popular took to use to gauge the current performance and the improvement after the optimization.

latest performance report

If you need help with your website speed, don’t hesitate to connect with us.

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