Hummingbird Performance Upgrades Get You Closer to That Perfect 100

Hummingbird, the automated speed optimization plugin for WordPress, has received +130 new features, enhancements and fixes, has doubled active installs (+125k) and cracked 200 reviews with an average 5-star rating in the last 6 months. We’ve been moving so fast improving things we almost forgot to send you the highlights. Tell me more! If you […] View original post at …

Hummingbird: All-New Ultra-Fast Minification Engine & Gravatar Caching

This week we’re excited to announce we’ve added a brand new, ultra-fast minification engine to our Hummingbird performance plugin! But that’s not all. Hummingbird now features Gravatar caching, too! So what does this mean? Well, two things: The new minification engine uses an API located on our dedicated servers, so when you minify a file, […] View original post at …

Hummingbird Speed Optimization Plugin Now Free at WordPress.org

Got a serious need for speed? Satisfy it – for free! – with Hummingbird. We’re excited to announce today that our speed optimization plugin is now available to download at WordPress.org. Hummingbird is the ultimate performance optimization plugin for WordPress. Once activated, it scans your site for potential speed improvements and provides fine-tuned controls for […] View original post at …

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 …