Site speed performance process
Typically, many WordPress sites are bloated with extra plugins, limited caching, and uncompressed images. Our process involves looking at the following areas for opportunities to improve your load times.
Every WP plugin loads code and that slows down a website. We audit each site looking for known “slow” plugins and build a list of recommended changes with speed and functionality in mind.
Is caching installed and configured on your site? Are you using WP Rocket? We install, configure, and provide the license. Caching is the #1 way to boost speed and improve the user experience.
Are the pages and static files on your site being served by a Content Delievery Network (CDN)? This is critical for serving up websites from all over the world and distributing content as efficiently as possible. We can procure and configure a CDN for your site.
Who is hosting your website? Not every host is the same, some are much better than others. It’s always good to consider how hosting affects load times as cheaper hosting will slow how quickly pages are served.
Are there many large videos or images loading on your site? Have they been compressed and optimized? Many times user content is one area that slows a site down. We review your site for red flags that may be slowing load times.