How to Properly Compress and Resize Images for WordPress

Getting your images right can be tricky when it comes to improving the performance of your WordPress website. So much so that we’ve had a few members ask our support team about how to properly compress and resize images. In particular, we’ve had a few questions about an image-related recommendation from our Hummingbird performance plugin: […] View original post at …

6 Little-Known Image Compression Tips for Making the Most of Smush Pro for WordPress

Your WordPress site needs to load in a flash just like the Flash since 40% of people leave slow sites. Fortunately, WP Smush Pro is the image-smushing super power you need to speed up your website without breaking a sweat. WP Smush Pro compresses your images to reduce their file size and speed up your site. All without having to […] View original post at …

Why Trying to Get a 100 Score on Google PageSpeed Insights for WordPress Is Never Going to Happen

I’m a woman obsessed. So once I decided I wanted to get that perfect 100 score from Google PageSpeed Insights, I went for it and wouldn’t. Let. Go. I challenged myself to make it happen with a larger site because, well, you gotta just go for it sometimes! I figured it would be easy given […] View original post at …

27 Solutions to 14 Forgotten WordPress Page Speed Problems

About 50% of your visitors will abandon your website after 10 seconds or less. Yes, that’s the reality we’re faced with. The good news, however, is that there are many performance-boosting tips you can draw on to help you avoid becoming just another unfortunate statistic. At this point, I should let you know that since everyone’s website is different, it’s near …

How I Made My WordPress Site 1311% Faster with Cloudways and WPMU DEV Plugins

Yep, you read that right: I got a 1311% speed boost when I set up Cloudways managed cloud hosting on my server combined with our Hummingbird and Smush Pro plugins. Woah, right? And I got that result with very little effort. You’ve no doubt had it drummed into you that optimizing your websites for speed is important. After all, 40% of …