How To Speed Up WordPress

As a side note, these are not ordered by importance or any criteria, I’ve just gathered everything I’ve learned about speeding up page loads on WordPress and compiled them here.

I guarantee that using even a few will help speed up your site.

1. Choose a good host
2. Start with a solid framework/theme
3. Use an effective caching plugin
4. Use a content delivery network (CDN)
5. Optimize images (automatically)
6. Optimize your homepage to load quickly
7. Optimize your WordPress database
8. Disable hotlinking and leeching of your content
9. Add an expires header to static resources
10. Adjust Gravatar images
11. Add LazyLoad to your images
12. Control the amount of post revisions stored
13. Turn off pingbacks and trackbacks
14. Replace PHP with static HTML, when necessary
15. Use CloudFlare

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