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- Low Bounce Rates
- Higher Conversions
- Better Search Engine Rankings
- Better User Experience & Response.
What's In There
“Server-side caching can drastically speed up your WordPress site”
Caching, both on the server side and client side, is an important part of WordPress site performance. Once a user loads your site for the first time, you can take advantage of browser capabilities to cache the contents of that site locally, so on the next visit the user already has them loaded.
Similarly, on the server side, having a caching layer works wonders for serving your site up very quickly. The most common way to enable server-side caching with WordPress is by using the W3 Total Cache plugin. This plugin (or one similar) is needed on almost all hosts. Also remember to leverage your browser cache.
Don’t Know what Cache is?
Here is a quick overview – Cache are the temporary files grouped inside a browser or server’s memory. This temporary memory helps in reducing the load on browser and server and provides a quick response in the second visit. Cache are like a copy of your webpages used as a predictor for showing what a user will see again.
More beginner friendly – it is like a Saved Picture of your webpage, with links and HTML codes.
In An E-book by Flywheel I read –
“You don’t want to spend weeks relying on a plugin, only for it to become the bane of your site’s existance”
For Those who didn’t got a word, understand it this way :
Plugins Drive A Functionality To your WordPress Site and You can do almost anything with a plugin. But As i wrote before, plugins Have multiple Holes in them and they come with this hole to your WordPress blog.
A Poor Plugin May :-
- Slow Down Your Site
- Make it Vulnerable
- Disturb Functionality of other plugins
All this negative talk about plugins is only to make you aware of the potential risks involved when using bad ones.
Never rely on a single plugin. Always try to find Alternatives and The better than the one you are using. Use a plugin Called Query Monitor that sifts through your whole site and reports back what percentage of total load time each plugin is responsible for using.
Make Sure You Are with The Righ Host
Almost every host says they provide 1-click install for WordPress but that doesn’t help them understand WordPress and it’s need. 29% of total internet is powered by WordPress and every host isn’t going to work for it. To increase speed in WordPress you need the host who understands the needs of WordPress.
Hostgator ( I Host Bforbloggers On Hostgator )
SiteGround (Best In the business)
Bluehost (Loved them & A Guide Coming Soon)
Ipage ( Cheapest and best for beginners)
InMotion ( Fast and secure )
Kinsta ( The best in business)
Flywheel ( best for designers, they are beautiful)
WpEngine (The most reputed, from two decades)
- 30-45 Days money back guarantee
- 1-Click Install
- Cheap on first bill
- secure and Fast
- free migrations (except Ipage & Bluehost)
Use A CDN
Benchmark your site with testing
Images Play a Crucial Role
Proper Theme Is Essential
Multi Device Friendly
Light and Easily Navigable
Having A good theme will always give you and your users the best experience with speed and functionality.
Keep Your WordPress Updated. Developers at WordPress regularly make their software more Faster and securer so make sure you have the latest one.Keep your Plugins Updated. Keeping plugins updated, specially your cache and booster plugins will make sure have you have the latest coding and enhanced features available today. Also helps in reducing plugin vulnerability.
Minfy our CSS, Minify your HTML. You may find Minifiying options in your Cache plugin >> General Setings.
After you’ve gone through these performance-enhancing practices, if your site is still really slow, I’d recommend hiring a developer who can look into it and find the source of the problem and/or choosing a new WordPress host.