If you are running a WordPress blog then you should know that many WordPress plugins can help you to increase your website’s page loading time. I am sharing this post with you just because it is really important for search engine optimization.
There are many steps in the entire process of SEO by which you can rank your keywords on google. But during the last month, Google has announced that they will consider the website loading speed as a ranking factor. So it is really important to keep your website loading speed high. This will increase the chances of ranking.
You may get a surprising response from google. because google loves those websites which load fast. not everyone has high-speed internet in this world that they easily access a website. Google has updated its algorithm.
In this post, I am going to show you how can you easily speed up your website. following are the steps to increase the WordPress page loading speed
Use premium and responsive themes
The first step you should take to boost the speed of your website is to install a premium and responsive theme. Almost all the premium WordPress themes have a responsive layout, so make sure that your website is responsive.
Use a caching WordPress plugin to increase the speed of your website
WP Fastest Cache
WP Fastest Cache is an easy-to-install caching plugin which is described as “the fastest cache plugin” by its developers. It has been around for quite a while now and uses mod_rewrite method which is the fastest cache method. WP Fastest Cache smartly combines your JS and CSS files to reduce requests from your servers.
You can download it from https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-fastest-cache/
WP Super Cache
The WP Super Cache WordPress plugin helps you optimize your database by generating static HTML files, which are then used to serve the user requests. This way, when any page is requested from your blog, static pages will be served instead of processing all of the PHP scripts.
You can download it from https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-super-cache/
WP Rocket is a premium caching plugin that is easy to use and hard to forget. It increases site by enabling an exclusive combination of the best web performance practices. The plugin and support people’s friendly nature and impeccable speed ensure customer super happy.
This is the plugin we use the most on our sites, you can download it from https://wp-rocket.me/
What these three plugins do is, they reduce the size of images. They minimize the java scripts and CSS used in your website. In this way, they can easily increase the loading speed of WordPress website up to 95 points in google developer tool.
You can check the loading speed of your website at PageSpeed Insights.
Just visit the page and enter your website URL, it will scan your site and show the speed stats for desktop and mobile. You should check the speed of your site before and after installing one of these plugins to give you an idea of any improvements made
Our PageSpeed Insights for desktop results
Theses three plugins are available from the WordPress plugins repository (or the links provided above), they all come with a free version or you can purchase the premium versions if so wish.