Best AMP Plugins For WordPress? 5 Options Compared

Best AMP Plugins For WordPress? 5 Options Compared

AMP is a Google-backed project aimed at speeding up the mobile web. If you want to add AMP functionality to your WordPress website, you’ll need a WordPress AMP plugin, which […]

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Which are the best live chat plugins for WordPress?

5 Best Live Chat Plugins For WordPress Compared (Plus Performance Data)

Searching for the best live chat plugins for WordPress? In this post, I’ve gone hands-on with 5 great options to help you find the best tool for your needs. For […]

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Testing DNS Server Response Time

How to Test DNS Server Response Time to Troubleshoot Site Speed

When it comes to decreasing your website’s load times, one aspect that’s often overlooked is your DNS and how quickly it responds. DNS (Domain Name System) is the part of […]

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What is Object Caching and How to Use It wit WordPress

What is Object Caching and How to Use It With WordPress

When it comes to caching, there are a lot of different types. There’s browser caching and page caching, not to mention mobile and user caching. If you’re using WP Rocket, […]

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Should I use Cloudflare?

Cloudflare: Should You Use It or Not?

A question the folks at WP Rocket are often asked is: “Should I use Cloudflare?” It’s not at all surprising—WP Rocket offers Cloudflare integration to help the CDN’s users quickly […]

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8 best practices to make your mobile site faster

8 Best Practice Ways to Make Your Mobile Site Load Faster

I recently got an email from Google informing me that mobile-first indexing had been enabled for my website. After initially panicking (“Gah! My traffic is going to drop!”), it prompted […]

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how to speed up slow woocommerce backend

How to Speed Up a Slow WooCommerce Backend

This is a guest post. Opinions and recommendations are the author’s own and not necessarily those of WP Rocket. Is the backend of your WooCommerce site slow? We all know […]

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how to reduce time to first byte

How to Reduce Time to First Byte and Load Your WordPress Site Faster

Optimized the website front-end and it’s still loading slowly? It's time to look at your time to first byte (TTFB). Learn what is it and how to optimize it.

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what is gzip compression for wordpress

What is GZIP Compression for WordPress?

GZIP compression is a popular method for speeding up WordPress. When enabled on your site, it can help reduce the total size of your pages and improve the time to […]

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RAIL model

How to Use the RAIL Performance Model to Measure Your Site’s Speed

How do you measure website performance? There’s a lot of information online about how to optimize websites, but how do you really know when you’ve done enough? To help developers […]

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replacing GIF with HTML5 video

Replacing Animated GIFs with HTML5 Video for Faster Page Speed

Animated GIFs, more than any other digital file format, have captured the hearts and minds of online users. But man, they’re so damn hard to optimize! I once spent an […]

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How Image Metadata Can Impact Web Performance and Security

Do you know how much useless image metadata you’re sharing online? Learn how to strip it and avoid performance and security issues in this in-depth tutorial.

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How Third-Party Tags and Trackers Impact Website Performance

Tags help boost your ability to measure, reach and convert visitors but come at a huge performance cost. Learn how to optimize tags in our in-depth guide.

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Preload, Prefetch, Preconnect: How to Speed Up Your Site With Browser Resource Hints

In this guide, learn how to use prebrowsing resource hints to predict how users browse your site—and fetch resources before users know they need them.

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A Guide to Web Font Optimization

Typography is fundamental to good web design but can have a negative impact on performance. Learn how to better optimize the delivery of your fonts in this comprehensive, hands-on guide.

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