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7. Have you optimized CSS?

A good Plugin to use is WP Minify Fix: http://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-minify-fix/. Simply Activate it. What the plugin will do is Minify all your items. In short, it will remove all the white spaces from all your files. Look at – www.gtmetrix.com Compacting HTML code, including any inline JavaScript and CSS contained within it, can save many […]

6. Have you run baseline reports?

a.     Pingdom b.    GT Metrix c.     Webpagetest.org d.    Yslow   Make the Following before Running Reports Location on all tests – Try to always use Dulles, VA. Recommended Tools: http://www.webpagetest.org/ http://gtmetrix.com/ http://fpt.pingdom.com/ Some Test Reports: A.    Pingdom   http://tools.pingdom.com/fpt/#!/3M6FB/http://www.google.com/ for: http://www.google.com/ Tested from Dallas, Texas, USA on August 1 at 13:01:20 Page size 424.4kB Note: […]

5. Are WordPress, Themes and Plugins on the latest version?

a.     WordPress Core b.    Removing Unused themes c.     Updating Themes d.    Plugins   Make sure you are running current versions of all items. Updating to current versions – This process is difficult and can be problematic. Make sure you have backups in place. A.    WordPress Core WordPress Core – Make sure that you have the […]

How to Check and Improve Website Speed?

Website speed is highly important when it comes to generating or losing revenue. Various studies have proven that slow loading speeds directly affect traffic since people are quite sensitive to the length of time they have to wait for pages to load. For example, a Linden 2006 study revealed that a mere 5 second increase […]

How Fast Is My Website?

In order to keep the attention of potential clients when they arrive at your business’s website, you need an easy-to-navigate design and engaging original content. But if your site does not load quickly, your careful design and quality content may go to waste, because many of these would-be customers will navigate away. If you are […]