Does your WordPress Website Load in a Flash? (How I Got Mine to Under 1 Second)

by Ashley Faulkes
I am on a mission to improve the load time of my websites to below one second! Why? Load times have a huge impact on your website visitors. If your site is slow, the hit the back button. If it is fast, they smile and stay for a while. In fact a few studies from the likes of Akamai and Gomez.com, highlighted on Kissmetics have shown: Nearly half of web users expect a sit ...Read the full article

How to Install and Setup W3 Total Cache for Beginners

There are a few ways to improve load speed one of which being caching. We use W3 Total Cache to handle our caching needs. In this video, we will show you how to set up W3 Total Cache for beginners. If you liked this video, then please Like and consider subscribing to our channel for more WordPress videos. Text version of this tutorial: http://www.wpbeginner.com/plugins/how-to-install-and-setup-w3-total-cache-for-beginners/ Follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/wpbeginner Checkout our website for more WordPress Tutorials http://www.wpbeginner.com/ Summary of this Tutorial: Start by uninstalling any other caching plugins you may have and then install W3 Total Cache. With the plugin installed and activated you will want to go to Performance, General Settings to start editing how it will cache. Under Page Cache we will want to enable it and have it set to 'Disk:Enhanced' and for browser cache we want to ensure it is enabled. Now under Performance, Browser Cache ensure that almost everything is enabled except for 404 caching. Under CDN select your CDN of choice, we recommend MaxCDN. Related Links: W3 Total Cache http://wordpress.org/plugins/w3-total-cache/ MaxCDN http://www.wpbeginner.com/refer/maxcdn/


How to Install Cloudflare and Speed Up Your Website

Have a website that's running a bit slow? The experts at myWPexpert.com will show you how to speed up your website using CloudFlare without spending a dime. This tutorial shows you how to setup and install CloudFlare on your website. For more information about CloudFlare, visit http://www.mywpexpert.com/install-cloudflare/ For more WordPress tutorials, visit http://www.myWPexpert.com