Hummingbird 2.0: Mobile Scans and Advanced Speed Tests… Vroom!

Hummingbird performance tests, reports, and recommendations just got a major upgrade but to get access to the all new lean-mean-humming-machine…you need to update! In November, Google made much needed changes to PageSpeed Insights. Speed is now being calculated based on actual user experience and a site performance analysis. Thanks to this new Lighthouse integration, Hummingbird is able to see where …

Hummingbird + Uptime + Expanded Compatibility = Power & Control

Hummingbird has now crossed a staggering one million downloads quickly become everyone’s favorite speed and performance plugin for WordPress. And we’re not just improving your sites speed and performance (with all the built-in cache options you can handle, GZIP compression, asset optimization, and free site scans), we’ve integrated it with the Hub’s world-class WordPress site […] View original post at …

The New Google PageSpeed Insights: A Perfect 100 Is Now Super Easy

Google PageSpeed Insights just got an update and scoring a perfect 100 is way easier. This is excellent news for agencies and freelancers with site management packages. Trying to explain Google’s flawed scoring system to clients who see their PageSpeed score as a pass-fail system has always been tricky. “Why are you okay with a […] View original post at …

The Slowest WordPress Plugins (and Alternatives to Try Instead)

We all know that performance and speed are a critical part of how visitors perceive their experience on a website. That’s why we use optimized web hosting plans, install CDNs, and utilize caching plugins to keep WordPress sites running quickly and smoothly. For some of your clients, however, paying for VPS or managed WordPress hosting […] View original post at …