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 …

Smush Wins Torque’s 2017 Plugin Madness Competition!

Our Smush image compression and optimization plugin has been named Torque’s 2017 Plugin Madness champion! Smush took on WordFence in the final championship round of the annual competition, knocking out the security plugin after winning 69% of the votes. Torque Managing Editor Marie Dodson had a chat with our CEO James Farmer about the competition and […] 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 …

Fast Gets Faster as Hummingbird Adds CloudFlare Integration

Another week and another great new feature comes to our performance optimization plugin Hummingbird – full CloudFlare integration! So, if you haven’t already heard of CloudFlare, go take a look .We think you’ll be really interested in their services (we use them for CampusPress, and Edublogs) and as with all our articles, that’s not an affiliate link – we genuinely do like …