Intermediate

Intermediate tutorials may include code modifications, or use of tools like FTP. If you’re not a full-on developer, but you’re also not scared of getting your hands dirty, these tutorials are good for you :)

Remove Unused JavaScript In WordPress

Remove unused JavaScript in WordPress

Remove unused JavaScript is a common, but technical, recommendation from PageSpeed. It’s hard to satisfy correctly, but I’ll show you the shortcut that will have a huge impact on your PageSpeed score

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Improve The Mobile Speed Of Your WordPress Site

Improve the mobile speed of your WordPress site

If you’ve ever run a PageSpeed or other speed test for the mobile version of your site, you’ve undoubtedly been horrified by the low speed and score compared to the desktop version  of your site.

In this post I’ll explain:

  • Why mobile performance is always worse
  • The primary cause of slow mobile pages
  • How to create different mobile versions of your pages
  • How to remove unnecessary files from your mobile pages
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How To Avoid Enormous Network Payloads In WordPress

How to avoid enormous network payloads in WordPress

If you are using Google PageSpeed Insights to test your site, you’ll see this “avoid enormous network payloads” warning if the total size of your page is more than 1.6MB.

It sounds technical, but this is actually one of the recommendations that you as the site owner have the most control over. Unlike some PageSpeed recommendations, you can fix this one!

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