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The secrets to building lightning fast WordPress sites

The secrets to building lightning fast WordPress sites

Making websites as fast as possible in really important for many reasons. In this presentation I outline why website speed is important, how we can measure website speed and what we can do to make our sites faster.

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Mark Wilkinson

February 24, 2021
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  1. The secrets to building lightning fast WordPress sites Mark Wilkinson

    Co-founder & developer at Highrise Digital https://highrise.digital @wpmark
  2. The secrets to building lightning fast WordPress sites Mark Wilkinson

    Co-founder & developer at Highrise Digital https://highrise.digital @wpmark
  3. Why is speed important?

  4. First impressions

  5. Conversion rates

  6. SEO

  7. Help the environment

  8. How do we measure web page speed?

  9. Page speed tools

  10. Google Core Web Vitals

  11. https://web.dev/vitals/

  12. Steps to improve site speed

  13. Evaluate site speed for everything

  14. Eliminate render blocking resources

  15. Defer off-screen images

  16. Optimise images

  17. Optimise the use of web fonts

  18. font-display: swap;

  19. <link rel=“preload” />

  20. Make use of caching

  21. Improve your hosting

  22. Page speed wins!

  23. Mark Wilkinson Co-owner of Highrise Digital WordPress developer Golf addict!

    Twitter: @wpmark Twitter: @highrisedigital Instagram: @techiegolfer Web: https://highrise.digital
  24. Questions ? Although not necessarily answers! @wpmark