Category Archives: speed

WP Rocket Configuration Guide With CDN Integration Settings (Version 3.3.3.1) Updated 2019

WP Rocket Plugin Settings

WP Rocket is the most user friendly caching plugin available on WordPress. It’s ready to go out of the box with easy configuration and guaranteed to improve scores and load times in GTMetrx, Pingdom and WebPageTest. WP Rocket has built in add-ons and features that eliminate the need for adding additional plugins. Fewer plugins = […]

Deliver Content Faster To Global Audiences: Content Delivery Networks (CDN)

Content Delivery Networks CDN

Content delivery networks (CDN) are composed of multiple servers strategically located across the world with the end goal of delivering content to the user as fast as possible. When a user from a distant geographical location requests content it is served from edge servers closest to the user. In this article we will examine specific […]

Time to First Byte (TTFB) Under 200ms: Reduce Server Response Time

Time To First Byte TTFB Server Response

The length of time a browser has to wait before receiving its first byte of data from your server is known as Time to First Byte (TTFB). If you are starting the process of website speed optimization you will surely come across this performance metric although it can also referred to as “Server Response Time” […]

Load Google Fonts Locally In WordPress: Reduce HTTP Requests, Site Size & Load Time

Google Font Locally Host

Nothing slows down a WordPress website like too many external HTTP requests. Chances are your WordPress theme has built in Google Font requests that come pre-loaded by the developer. Under the right conditions hosting Google Fonts locally on your own server can reduce HTTP requests, site size and load times.  The majority of WordPress theme […]