Make my site faster
This category contains tutorials to help you make your WordPress site load faster.
How to Add Expires Headers in WordPress
Learn how to Add Expires Headers With the .htaccess on Apache Web Server, using the config File on Nginx Web Server or with a WordPress Plugin.
How to Disable WP-Cron (wp-cron.php) for Faster Performance
WP-Cron is known to have performance issues on high-traffic WordPress sites. Check out how to disable WP-Cron (wp-cron.php) for faster performance.
WordPress Google Cloud Storage – How to Offload Your Media
Instructions on how to offload media in WordPress to Google Cloud Storage to save on disk space. You can also integrate a CDN for better performance.
How to Clean up Your wp_options Table and Autoloaded Data
Plugins and themes can amass large amounts of autoloaded data in the wp_options table, which slows down your site. Find out how to clean up your da…
How to Optimally Offload PDF, DOCX, and MP3 Hosting
Hosting will always have limitations, even if they aren't advertised. Follow this tutorial on how to optimally offload PDF, DOCX, and MP3 hosting.
How to Fix the “Specify a Cache Validator” Warning
Find out how to fix the "Specify a Cache Validator" warning on your WordPress site that you see in Pingdom, GTmetrix, and PageSpeed Insights.
How to Fix “Specify a Vary: Accept-Encoding Header” Warning
Find out how to fix the "Specify a Vary: Accept-Encoding Header" warning on your WordPress site that you see in Pingdom, GTmetrix, and PageSpeed In…
MySQL Storage Engine – How to Convert MyISAM to InnoDB
The MySQL InnoDB storage engine has been shown to perform faster and be more reliable. Follow this quick tutorial on how to convert MyISAM to InnoDB.
Integration Guide for WordPress Amazon S3 and CDN
Tutorial on how to complete a WordPress Amazon S3 integration as well as optionally using a content delivery network (CDN) such as CloudFront along…
How to Combine External CSS in WordPress
Find out what your options are for the "combine external CSS" warning you might see on your WordPress site when using tools like Pingdom or GTmetrix.
How to Fix “Serve Static Content From a Cookieless Domain” Warning
Find out how to resolve the "serve static content from a cookieless domain" warning you might see on your WordPress site with a tool like GTmetrix.
How to Remove Query Strings from Static Resources in WordPress
Not every server or CDN can cache query strings. Follow this tutorial on how to remove query strings from static resources in WordPress and improve…