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WordPress Performance WP Rocket File Optimization Part 1
WordPress Performance WP Rocket Basic Cache Options Part 2
WordPress Performance WP Rocket Rollback Part 3
WordPress Performance WP Rocket Media file settings Part 4
WordPress Performance WP Rocket CDN settings Part 5
WordPress Performance How to check the size of an image being displayed Part 6
WordPress Performance find the default image sizes Part 7
WordPress Performance use a default scaled image url Part 9
WordPress Performance Divi image size guide Part 10
WordPress Performance creating additional default image sizes Part 11
WordPress Performance optimize theme images with imagify Part 12
WordPress Performance use imagify to optimize a library image Part 13
WordPress Performance Restore original image size using Imagify Part 14
WordPress Performance Imagify re-optimizing theme images to another compression level Part 15
Over on the left side you want to go to media and then click on bulk optimization scroll down the page make sure that custom folders is checked and then over on the right side you can change your compression level I’m going to change mine to ultra and then at the very bottom I’m going to click imagify them all there we go so this is WordPress in 60 seconds or less WordPress performance re-optimizing theme images to another compression.
WordPress Performance Removing youtube videos from the homepage Part 16
WordPress Performance Removing google maps from the homepage Part 17
Here I’ve compared two interior pages of a website and you can see that the one on the right has a Google map placed on it. This page took over seven and a half seconds to load which was over four seconds longer than the page with the YouTube video so on the home page there’s a map here at the bottom of the page and what we did was took a screen shot and replaced it with an actual image and then we link that to a sub page where we could hopefully the client is gonna take a little bit more time for this page to load but this prevents our home page from loading slowly.
WordPress Performance Link to your trip advisor page Part 18
WordPress Performance remove unused plugins – Part 19
From the dashboard click on plugins your first step is to deactivate the plugins you can do so by clicking on the select box and then using the bulk actions deactivate and click apply then you can click on the inactive category select all the plugins that you wish to remove use the bulk actions to delete and click apply code from unused plugins is downloaded but not used by your website visitors removing these unused plugins will increase your performance.
WordPress Performance Keep Your WordPress Site Updated Part 20
WordPress performance keep your WordPress site updated from the dashboard click on updates and you’ll see a little red circle with a number in it indicating how many updates that you have available you could check to make sure you have the latest version of WordPress see if you’re in your plugins need updating and check the status of your theme here you can see we’ve got one plug-in that needs updated I can select all and update plugins keeping your WordPress theme and plugins up to date means everything is working together efficiently and performing well.
WordPress Performance Split Comments into Pages Part 21
From the dashboard go to settings and then click on discussion under the section other comment settings check the box next to break comments into pages then scroll down and click Save. If you have a lot of comments reducing the number of viewable comments in a post will keep your post loading quickly.
WordPress Performance Use Excerpts on Homepage and Archives Part 22
From your dashboard, you want to go down to settings and then reading. And towards the bottom of the page you will see, “for each article in a feed show”. And you want to select summary and then click Save Changes. Using excerpts allows you to display a list of post on the home, blog, or archive page without increasing your load time. How to speed up WordPress.
WordPress Performance Avoid using a slider Part 23
WordPress Performance removing unused media Part 24
WordPress performance, removing unused media reduces your database size. Thus, optimizing your WordPress website. From the dashboard you want to go to media and then library, make sure you’re in list mode. And then in the drop down menu from all media items select “unattached”, then click filter. Sometimes your images say that they’re unattached, but they may be used as a featured image. So, be careful when you are selecting images or media for deletion. I’m going to type into the search search box and search for a specific file type or image, that I know that’s there. And I’ve got one here I’m gonna select it and then select delete permanently.
WordPress Performance WP DB Manager cleaning database tables Part 25
his reduces the size of your database thus optimizing your WordPress website from the dashboard you want to install the WordPress database plug-in and then go down and click on database you can search your database page by using command or control F and then typing the MB and you can see here that our ithemes security log is up to nine Meg’s we can clean that out so from here you want to go to empty and drop tables over on the Left column we’re gonna click empty over in the right column scroll down and click empty drop if we go back to the database page and scroll to the bottom or scroll down to the same table we can see that we’ve reduced the size from nine Meg’s down to 16 kilobytes.
WordPress Performance WP DB Manager optimizing database Part 26
WordPress performance optimizing database tables reduces the size of your database thus optimizing your WordPress website from the dashboard you want to scroll down and click on database optimized database scroll to the bottom and click optimize.
WordPress Performance WP DB Manager removing unused database tables Part 27
WordPress performance removing unused database tables reduces the size of your database optimizing your WordPress website from the dashboard scroll down and click on a empty/drop tables scroll down until you see different database tables prefixes verify the prefix that you are using for your website either via FTP or your WP config file and then drop the database tables that you’re not using in this case I’m dropping all the default ones that start with the WP underscore once I’ve selected my database tables to drop. I’m gonna click the empty drop button at the bottom removing the unused database tables also helps your website be more secure by reducing the areas that a hacker can access or hide files.
WordPress Performance Check Your PHP version Part 28
Upgrading to PHP version 7 will decrease the read/write time while using less memory. PHP 7 is about 3x faster than PHP 5.6 Install the “Display PHP Version” plugin, look on the dashboard to see what version you have. If you have c-panel you can log in an upgrade your PHP yourself. If you don’t have c-panel access you can call your host and they will most likely do it for you for free.
WordPress Performance hosting does matter Part 29
Choosing a good hosting provider is the first step towards having a good performing website. Increasing the performance of a website that is hosted on a slow server is limited to the performance of that server. If you are doing this yourself then check out a list of performance hosting providers at https://hostingfacts.com If you are not a DIY then check out Shepherds Loft.
WordPress Performance optimization results Part 30
Optimizing your WordPress website in the previous videos I showed you how to remove un-attached media and also how to optimize your database. So we’re going to go back to our database table plug-in. We’re going to scroll down and click on database. We’ll go to the bottom of the page and you can see that our current size of our database is 27 Meg’s previously it was 55 Meg’s according to the database plug-in. In our management tool you’re gonna come over and you can see that our database table was roughly 32 Meg’s according to that plus 490 Meg’s for the files after we optimized the database it was 25 Meg’s and after we removed more media we got the files down to 386 Meg’s
WordPress Optimization is Performance
Optimizing your WordPress website allows it to perform at it’s best. These tips will help you speed up WordPress website, allowing more customers to see your website and ultimately gain their trust. Learn more about Why you should speed up WordPress.