10 ways to make wordpress faster. Easy things you can do all by your lonesome.
It’s easy to forget that your first time visitors to your website won’t have a cached version of all of your cool background-images to load in an instant. Especially for first time customers when first impressions are important, it’s imperative that your website loads quickly. Luckily there are some easy ways to optimize your website and make WordPress faster.
I’m not sure how I just found WordPress.tv. I have been kinda bummed that there wasn’t a wordcamp coming to San Diego anytime soon but the video lectures and presentations on here have been super helpful in learning about industry best practices.
His premise for choosing what to talk about is all business. The solutions must :
1. Have a significant effect (no 1%-2% load time improvements or improving things that users don’t actually notice).
2. A single person could do it (don’t have to have a special server side guy doing a bunch of custom crap).
3. Not be complex.
4. Minimal ongoing maintenance