How to Increase Page Speed for Wordpress Site?

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How do I increase the page speed for a wordpress site?
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  • Profile picture of the author Shahed Zaman
    Hi, daronch
    Now I will show you how to increase page speed in few steps and it will also help you in Google page ranking of your website.

    1. Write 'Google page speed test' on google search. Click on the first link"google page speed test" of google developer. Put the url of your website on the analyze field. click on analyze button. Then the speed result will be shown for both mobile and desktop and note it down.

    2. Open a new tab and write 'wordpress plugins' then click the first link 'wordpress plugins' it will take you to the plugin directory. Then write "ggip" on search plugin field and download the file.

    3. Go to the Dashboard->Plugins->Add new plugin->Upload->select the zip file->upload->activate

    4. Return to the speed analyze page Put the url of your website on the analyze field. click on analyze button. Then the speed result will be shown for both mobile and desktop. And it is improved.

    5. In the same way download the "leverage brower cache " plugin and install it. Then your speed will be solved.


    Note: I you are unable to do so, Please give me the access of your dashboard by a personal text message. I will give you a premium support.

    thanks
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  • Profile picture of the author ashutosh1
    Hi daronch,

    First You have check your page speed on "google page speed checker"
    put your URL and check your page speed on Computer as well as Mobile. After this As per your result Google will give you some suggestion if you want to increase your page speed of have to follow those suggestion.
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  • Profile picture of the author ashutosh1
    or you can check on gt metrix. it will give you the output like page load speed and how you can optimise your java
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  • Profile picture of the author wittycookieca
    WordPress is a great platform. One shortcoming that it experiences, in any case, is it can be very moderate. Without avoiding potential risk, you could wind up with a sluggish site. That is a bother for rehash guests as well as will make you lose endorsers and clients.

    Follow these steps to increase your WordPress website speed:

    1. Select a decent host
    2. Begin with a strong them
    3. Utilize a successful storing plugin
    4. Utilize a content delivery network
    5. Optimize images (automatically)
    6. Optimize your landing page to load quickly
    7. Upgrade your WordPress database
    8. Add a lapses header to static assets
    9. Adjust Gravatar pictures
    10. Control various post modifications put away
    11. Turn off pingbacks and trackbacks
    12. Replace PHP with static HTML, when fundamental
    13. Utilize CloudFlare
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  • Profile picture of the author Eddie Grant
    The one area I always find a pain in the nut sack and have never found a complete fix for is:

    "Eliminate render-blocking JavaScript and CSS in above-the-fold content"

    if anyone has a step by step guide they could point me to that would be awesome.

    I've tried every guide and youtube video I can find but never solved the problem.

    Cheers
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    • Profile picture of the author Fredbou
      Originally Posted by Eddie Grant View Post

      The one area I always find a pain in the nut sack and have never found a complete fix for is:

      "Eliminate render-blocking JavaScript and CSS in above-the-fold content"

      if anyone has a step by step guide they could point me to that would be awesome.

      I've tried every guide and youtube video I can find but never solved the problem.

      Cheers
      Some info for you. Hope something fixes your problem.

      You could use this plugin:

      https://wordpress.org/plugins/autoptimize/

      and/or read the following and try the Google script.

      Wordpress and/or the theme publishers sometimes make things difficult by adding in-line or in head CSS instead of using external CSS stylesheets. Also, they just place JS all in the <head> whereas if building a site in HTML, the JS can be placed after all the other code, thus eliminating problems faced when the JS is all in the <head>

      http://www.feedthebot.com/pagespeed/...-blocking.html


      http://www.feedthebot.com/pagespeed/...avascript.html


      https://developers.google.com/speed/...hts/BlockingJS


      The below code is what Google recommends. This code should be placed in your HTML just before the </body> tag (near the bottom of your HTML file). I highlighted the name of the external JS file.
      <script type="text/javascript">
      function downloadJSAtOnload() {
      var element = document.createElement("script");
      element.src = "defer.js";
      document.body.appendChild(element);
      }
      if (window.addEventListener)
      window.addEventListener("load", downloadJSAtOnload, false);
      else if (window.attachEvent)
      window.attachEvent("onload", downloadJSAtOnload);
      else window.onload = downloadJSAtOnload;
      </script>
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  • Profile picture of the author Fahad Nazir
    If you are using wordpress for your site management then you don't need to be worry about that.
    Try to find plugins for that like
    => image optimizer
    => content optimizer
    => page speed up
    => imagify
    find the plugin and install it. It will automatically speed up your website time.
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  • Profile picture of the author yukon
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    Originally Posted by daronch View Post

    How do I increase the page speed for a wordpress site?


    The same way you increase page speed for a non-Wordpress site.
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    Hi
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  • Profile picture of the author vikasgupta87
    Hi, just started my new project Pingdom is showing that website loads within 2 seconds, while In google page speed results performance is much poor.
    Please help how can I increase Google speed test toll result.? Site: http://coinfunda.com
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    • Profile picture of the author vikasgupta87
      How can I minimize CSS and JS?
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    • Profile picture of the author Isabella
      Originally Posted by motthanhvien View Post

      Thank you very much
      Best to utilize the thank you button instead of posting a Thank you post that doesn't contribute much to the discussion. It's present regardless of the number of posts you already have.
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  • Profile picture of the author Beyond Dubai
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    • Profile picture of the author vikasgupta87
      Just switched to inmotion, its much btter than my previous host. Since i am using wp its difficult to move to html.
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    • Profile picture of the author KevinJohnson1
      Right, The major factor affected to speed up your Wordpress website is the hosting of your site. It's important to host your new website on a shared hosting provider that offers unlimited bandwidth, space, emails, domains and more.
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  • Profile picture of the author Tahreem Saeed
    Things that you can do include:
    • Show excerpts instead of full posts.
    • Reduce the number of posts on the page.
    • Remove unnecessary sharing widgets from the home page.
    • Remove inactive plugins and widgets that you don't need.
    • Keep in minimal! Readers are here for content, not 8,000 widgets on the homepage
    Overall, a clean and focused homepage design will help your page not only look good, but load quicker as well.
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    Creative Designer and Developer !

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  • Profile picture of the author Sahana Chawla
    Reduce your http request
    Optimize your images properly i.e.) Compress your images
    Compress JS and css files
    Use proper cache plugin
    Don't upload videos directly to wordpress
    Use a theme optimized for speed
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  • Profile picture of the author uitechsol
    Originally Posted by daronch View Post

    How do I increase the page speed for a wordpress site?
    Hi,

    How to speed up word press.
    *Choose a good host
    *Start with a solid framework/theme
    *Use an effective caching plugin
    *Use a content delivery network (CDN)
    * Optimize images
    *Optimize your homepage to load quickly
    *Optimize your WordPress database

    Thanks
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  • Profile picture of the author Claire Anderson
    The loading speed of a website is an important factor for SEO. Google give more weight to the slow loading websites but to speedup the WordPress applications, you can utilize following tips:
    1. Split your website comments into pages.
    2. Use HTML and Java-script compressors
    3. Choose a good web host for your website
    4. Optimize the images because adding a lot of images in the website also reduce the loading speed.
    5. Use a cache plugin: Website speed deceases when the number of users visiting your website increases. To fix this issue, use cache plugins.
    6. Optimize the database tables: The database also needs to be optimized to increase the speed.
    7. Remove inactive plugins from your WordPress website.
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  • Profile picture of the author codesk
    Make server call less and reduce images sizes along with minified css and jss
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  • Profile picture of the author yuvrajsinhspaceo
    Lemme explain you with my recent personal experience.

    Me and one my friends, who is a WordPress developer, were given a task to improve the page speed of https://www.spaceotechnologies.com/

    Step by step, we started.

    First, we checked our page speed on Google's insight tool.

    https://developers.google.com/speed/pagespeed/insights/

    The result was 30/100 - too poor.

    We started resolving the major points like:
    • Eliminate render-blocking JavaScript and CSS in above-the-fold content
    • Enable compression
    • Optimize images
    • Minify CSS
    • Minify JavaScript

    In fact, you can directly download the optimized image, JavaScript, and CSS resources from the website itself.

    Then after, we checked the page speed on:
    https://gtmetrix.com/analyze.html



    It provided concrete points where we can improve our page speed.

    We tried our best to eliminate these points. After that, we reached to 72/100.

    P.S: It has reached to 52/100 right now as we did this task before 4-5 months. So I'd suggest to do this task periodically.
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    Yuvrajsinh is a Growth Strategist at Space-O Technologies.

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  • Profile picture of the author Rajeev Gaur
    Hi there,

    check with the hosting also as this also effects the speed.
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  • Profile picture of the author paultimothy
    You may install a caching plugin like W3 Total Cache and configure it to improve your site speed.
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  • Profile picture of the author Trent Pill
    Minimize the amount of plug-ins you are using is a good way to make for a faster site. Some plugins will certainly slow you down more than others. It might be a good idea to test your spreed, then deactivate a plugin and test the speed again.
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  • Profile picture of the author steverobert
    There are many plugins available for that but you should be careful as having too much plugins may in turn slow down your site. The safest way is to hire a professional who can do this for you as sometimes compression and minification of CSS and JS files may cause your site to break.
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  • Profile picture of the author Dony Kumar
    Hi,

    Here is some tips for speed up WordPress site...

    1. Choose a good WordPress hosting

    2. Start with a premium theme

    3. Using effective caching plugin

    4. Using a content delivery network (CDN)

    5. Optimizing images

    6. Optimizing homepage to load quickly

    7. Optimizing WordPress database

    8. Disable hotlinking and leeching of content

    9. Add Lazy Load to images

    10. Keep your WordPress updated

    11. Keep your theme and plugins updated

    12. Remove unnecessary plugins

    13. Minify JavaScript and CSS files

    14. Enable gzip compression

    15. Remove Spam Comments

    Hopefully those are helpful.

    Thank you.
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  • Profile picture of the author InsureZero
    You can simply check your URL with this site RankBio
    After checking your site you will get full info, page speed, what error are on your site, what to improve...
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  • Profile picture of the author steverobert
    There are some ways to increase page speed..
    1. Choose a good host
    2. Start with solid theme
    3. Use effective plugin
    4. Optimize images
    5. Optimize your wordpress databse
    and many more ways to increase speed of page..!!
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  • Profile picture of the author djeby
    Hi daronch,

    I would first recommend that you get your actual speed and scores for your site by using Google Page Speed Test or a similar service, like GTMetrix.

    This way, you can find out how your website is currently performing for your visitors.

    The second thing you can do, is check the advice and modifications that Google Page Speed or GTMetrix recommend you to do. Some of them are simple to achieve, some of them may require tweaks and work-arounds for wordpress.

    From my personal experience, the number one factor that influences the load speed are the external requests (css and js files). Calling many external files requires a lot of time to complete.

    Another thing you can do is use a caching plugin for Wordpress and save the cached version on the server, showing your visitors the cached version instead of always loading the entire page.

    These are a few simple steps that you can do to increase your Wordpress website speed. The discussion can go on and on since improvements can be made for any site, but these are some of the basics.

    Hope it helps.

    Good luck.
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