Knowing is half of the battle! Acting on that knowledge is where you’ll see the results. You’ve performed all the tests mentioned above. Now, let’s explore potential areas where you can speed up your slow WordPress site.
Keep your WordPress site updated.
Optimize Your Website’s Images
Use plugins carefully (and only if necessary). Select a fast WordPress theme.
Configure Cache to Improve Your Website's Performance
Reduce external HTTP requests (and API calls).
Minify your website’s scripts and stylesheets.
Load Only the Necessary Scripts on Each Page Improve the Performance of Your WordPress Admin Dashboard
Server Location and Configuration Are Important
Use a content delivery network (CDN). Remove Extraneous URL Redirects
Fix WordPress Mixed Content Warnings (HTTPS/SSL Errors)
Optimize your WordPress database regularly.
Choose a cloud-based WordPress security service. Upgrade to the Most Recent PHP Version
Change to a Reliable Managed WordPress Host
Wednesday, December 19, 2018