If you work with clients using WordPress in any capacity, or even if you are a solo site owner, at some point, you will probably need to move a site from one server to another (also known as migrating).
Moving your WordPress site around can be an intimidating process at first. In this guide I’ll show you 3 different ways to do it, so you’ll be equipped for any scenario!Read more →
If you run Google PageSpeed tests on your website, you may have seen the recommendation to “Preload Key Requests.”
This post explains what that recommendation means, the advantages as well as the pitfalls, and most importantly, how to do it.Read more →
Continuing the series looking at options to customize your WooCommerce product pages, this time we’re looking at Beaver Builder.
If you don’t mind a small learning curve and a different WordPress editing experience, Beaver Builder is really powerful. You can control most aspects of your WooCommerce store layouts, and easily apply templates in bulk.Read more →
I’ve been working in customer support for a premium caching plugin (WP Rocket) for several years now. I’ve seen a lot of websites and helped a lot of customers. Every day, many times a day, in our ticket queue, we receive some version of this question:
“Why isn’t my site faster?”
Depending on the site there may be many answers to this question. However the answer is almost never anything to do with caching.
A caching plugin, nor any one optimization technique can fix all performance issues. In fact, as site owners we can be our own worst enemy when it comes to speed, due to all the content we’ve put on our pages.Read more →
The Time To First Byte (TTFB), or server response time, of your WordPress site can be an important indicator of performance. It doesn’t represent the whole picture, but a very specific part in the process.
Time to First Byte is a measure of how fast your server responds when someone tries to visit a page on your site. Specifically, it’s measuring how long it takes from the time the browser asks the server for the page, to when the browser receives the first piece of data from the server.
Visitors want sites to feel fast, so the sooner some meaningful content is displayed on the screen, the better. TTFB can influence this – the faster the server responds, the faster content can get to the user.Read more →