WordPress Site Speed: 6 Non-obvious Fixes To Improve Loading Time.

You may be asking yourself “Why my WordPress site speed is one of the most important things I should focus on?”

Here is the thing: Having a WordPress site that loads quickly is an invaluable asset.

Just think about it from a customer’s perspective.

If your site takes 8 seconds to load, for example, compared with your competitor site that is loading in just one second, who do you think will get the business?

The funny thing is that this gets decided even before we get into comparing the offers, prices, availability, and so on.

So, let’s go and discuss some not-so-obvious fixes that make a serious difference for your loading time, yet remain under the radar for most WordPress site owners.

Table of contents:

1:41 – Move scripts to the footer.
2:53 – Minify Javascript and CSS.
3:37 – Enable GZIP compression.
6:21 – Disable hotlinking.
7:14 – Regenerate thumbnails.
8:30 – Don’t use plugins for simple tasks.

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Mazi has nine years of web development experience with the past five years spent honing his skills with WordPress plugins and themes. He's an expert in WooCommerce and is the author of the Simple Sales Tax plugin, a popular sales tax compliance solution for WooCommerce. Brett understands the importance of excellent communication, prides himself on producing high-quality code, and is comfortable working solo or as part of a team.

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