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Brotli Compression: A Fast Alternative to GZIP Compression

GZIP compression has been the standard for a long time, but not any more! This post will dissect Brotli compression.
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16 min read
Publish date
April 21, 2022

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16 Fastest WordPress Themes in 2022 (Based on Thorough Testing)

Find the fastest WordPress theme. We analyze the fastest WordPress themes with vigorous testing and graphs to show you the best.
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50 min read
Publish date
March 1, 2022

How to Build a Blazing Fast Static Site With Hugo

Hugo can generate most websites within seconds (<1 ms per page). Learn how you can start building your Hugo static site.
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30 min read
Publish date
October 25, 2021

How to Make Fewer HTTP Requests in WordPress (Boost Site Speed Easily)

Learn how to make fewer HTTP requests on WordPress to speed up your site. We'll show you how to reduce and combine HTTP requests.
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18 min read
Publish date
October 19, 2020

How to Enable GZIP Compression to Speed Up WordPress Sites

Learn how to enable GZIP compression to speed up your WordPress site on various web servers like Apache, Nginx, and IIS.
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26 min read
Publish date
October 16, 2020

WordPress Redirect Best Practices to Maximize SEO and Page Speed

Redirects have a huge impact on page load speed. Learn the best practices and the most popular WordPress redirect plugins you can use.
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18 min read
Publish date
April 8, 2020

17 Powerful Ways to Speed Up Your WooCommerce Store (2022 Ultimate Guide)

Looking for ways to make your WooCommerce fast? Learn 17 powerful ways to speed up your WooCommerce store (frontend + backend) all in one in-depth…
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41 min read
Publish date
March 23, 2020

How to Improve WordPress Search (and Speed It Up)

Despite its miniscule size, a WordPress search form holds a lot of power. In this guide, you'll learn how to improve search on your website and spe…
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27 min read
Publish date
December 16, 2019

How to Properly Run a Website Speed Test (You’re Doing it Wrong)

Many users run speed tests the wrong way, which results in bad data. Check out how to properly run a website speed test along with 14 awesome tools.
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21 min read
Publish date
April 10, 2019

Pingdom Speed Test Tool: Ultimate Guide for 2022

Take a deep dive into the Pingdom speed test tool, including a waterfall analysis and tips to improve the speed of your WordPress site.
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26 min read
Publish date
November 6, 2018

Kinsta and WP Rocket: Now Speeding up WordPress Together

We are excited to announce that Kinsta and WP Rocket 3.0 are now fully compatible. Use WP Rocket's awesome optimization features to further speed u…
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17 min read
Publish date
April 6, 2018

A Deep Dive Into the GTmetrix Speed Test Tool

In this post we take a deep dive into the GTmetrix speed test tool, including a waterfall analysis and tips to improve the speed of your WordPress…
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24 min read
Publish date
May 25, 2017

How to Speed up WordPress Comments

WordPress comments bogging down your site? You can speed up them up by both optimizing and lazy loading them so they don't fire on the initial page…
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10 min read
Publish date
August 25, 2016