WordPress: Speed is Important! Tips & Tricks
1) If You Have Deactivated Plugins Remove Them
If you have plugins that are not being used i.e. they are deactivated remove them.
2) Cleanup Your Database
Use plugins to cleanup your database up or disable options
https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp- optimize/ https://wordpress.org/plugins/disabler/ https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-dbmanager/
3) Us a Cache Plugin
A lot of people use either W3 Total Cache or Super cache
However the one that I use is Quick Cache: http://www.websharks-inc.com/product/quick-cache/
4) Good Quality Hosting General Good Quality Hosting
Specialize WordPress Hosting
My personal recommendation SiteGround: http://www.siteground.com/
http://getflywheel.com/pricing/ https://pagely.com/plans-pricing/ http://wpengine.com/home-b/
Here’s a good independent review of SiteGround’s WordPress hosting solutions
5) Don’t Run Plugins That You Don’t Really Need
Don’t run plugins that you don’t really need, however it not the quantity that the real problem it the quality of the plugins that you run which is the real problem.
You can use this plugin to find slow running plugins. P3 Plugin Performance Profiler Plugin https://wordpress.org/plugins/p3-profiler/
6)CDNs & Accelerators
Using a Content delivery networks (CDNs) and Web Performance Optimization (WPO) services can speed up your slow WordPress site is great idea but be carful which one you use.
A lot of people use CloudFlare because the basic level is free.
7) Optimize Your Images
WP Smush.It https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-smushit/
Speed Testing Tools
Google PageSpeed Insights
https://developers.google.com/speed/pagespeed/insig hts/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.mail- right.com&tab=desktop