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Migrate To Kinsta and Get a Free 20% Speed Boost — Backed By Stats

Migrate to Kinsta and give your sites a free 20% boost. Our stats are backed by rigorous testing of 3,200+ websites over three months.
Reading time
12 min read
Publish date
August 1, 2022
Topic
Website Speed
Topic
WordPress Hosting

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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
Topic
Website Speed

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
Topic
Website Speed
Topic
WordPress Themes

What Is TTL (And How Do You Choose the Right One)?

TTL is a setting that determines how long your data (in packet form) is valid and available from within a network before the router clears it.
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10 min read
Publish date
November 16, 2021
Topic
Tech Tips
Topic
Website Speed

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.
Reading time
30 min read
Publish date
October 25, 2021
Topic
Headless CMS
Topic
Website Speed

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.
Reading time
18 min read
Publish date
October 19, 2020
Topic
Website Speed
Topic
WordPress Performance

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.
Reading time
26 min read
Publish date
October 16, 2020
Topic
Website Speed
Topic
WordPress Performance

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
Topic
Website Speed
Topic
WordPress SEO

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) in this guide!
Reading time
42 min read
Publish date
March 23, 2020
Topic
Website Speed
Topic
WooCommerce

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…
Reading time
27 min read
Publish date
December 16, 2019
Topic
Website Speed
Topic
WordPress Performance

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.
Reading time
21 min read
Publish date
April 10, 2019
Topic
Website Speed

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.
Reading time
26 min read
Publish date
November 6, 2018
Topic
Web Development Tools
Topic
Website Speed

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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16 min read
Publish date
April 6, 2018
Topic
Kinsta Services
Topic
Website Speed
Topic
WordPress Plugins