today we will talk about speed up wordpress and make wordpress site more faster , faster website means happy visitor faster website means high SEO rank
its so important to make your wordpress site faster because you dont want visitors to be bored and slow websites suffer from low SEO score
there is a list of plugins you will use to help you improve your website speed and there is a good website you will use to test your website speed
first you need to test your website to see how fast it is and see what are the things that make your website slow the website link here
you just need to give that website your link and click test and as shown on the photo above is the website speed test report and you can see the GTmetrix grade which is B and thats good for now that good report after using some wordpress plugins i will show it to you now
the first plugin is WP fastest cache
it is a perfect cache plugin with so many features and the Setup of this plugin is so easy. You don’t need to modify the .htacces file. It will be modified automatically.
- Mod_Rewrite which is the fastest method is used in this plugin
- All cache files are deleted when a post or page is published
- Admin can delete all cached files from the options page
- Admin can delete minified css and js files from the options page
- Block cache for specific page or post with Short Code
- Cache Timeout – All cached files are deleted at the determinated time
- Cache Timeout for specific pages
- Enable/Disable cache option for mobile devices
- Enable/Disable cache option for logged-in users
- SSL support
- CDN support
- Cloudflare support
- Preload Cache – Create the cache of all the site automatically
- Exclude pages and user-agents
- WP-CLI cache clearing
after installing and activating your plugin go ahead to option page and follow the screenshot above and chick the same options and click save and you all set up and done , so easy plugin and help you to speed up WordPress
the next plugin is Smush – Lazy Load Images, Optimize & Compress Images
Optimize images, turn on lazy load, resize, compress & improve your Google Page Speed with the incredibly powerful and 100% free WordPress image smusher, brought to you by the superteam at WPMU DEV!
And whether you spell it ‘optimise’ or ‘optimize’, Smush will compress images without a visible drop in quality.
Image optimization is the easiest way to make your site load super fast!
this plugin are so easy and you can run the wizard once and the plugin take all the work , this plugin compress your uploaded photo to smaller size and make your website go faster
test your website with gtmetrix link are above and then install and activate those 2 plugins and retest your website again you will see how your website go more faster