The 5 Step Recipe for Fast Loading WordPress Websites

  1. Great hosting 01:17
    • If you are serious about your business, be serious about your hosting.
    • You can learn more about our favorite hosting plans in Episode 46.
  2. Proper caching 02:03
    • If you use a hosting plan like WP Engine, this is included.
    • If not, you can use a tool like WP Rocket or Autoptimize.
  3. Image compression 03:01
    • You need to optimize your images because large images will slow down your website.
    • One of our favorite products is WP Smush.
  4. Cloudflare 03:41
    • Cloudflare is essential for creating fast loading WordPress websites.
    • You can learn more about this product in Episode 36.
  5. Content Delivery Network 04:03
    • What this means is that your website will be cached on servers all over the world.
    • This will help your website load faster wherever a visitor is located.
    • MaxCDN is our recommended CDN product.

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