How to make your site load like a Rocket

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Here are the details of my site:

Google Page speed - Mobile

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Google page speed - Desktop

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The site uses Generatepress, WP rocket, WP Compress Image optimizer.

The site is hosted in Cloudways Vultr High Frequuency. The site has around 60 articles with each article having 3-4 images.
can you share the settings of Wp rocket? I m too using generatepress along with wp rocket but i m still on 50 to 60 speed fo mobile.
 

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You can use google page insights to check page errors and page speed and by solving the issues you can load your website like a rocket.
 

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Unless you genuinely do have dynamic content, i.e. it changes on every page view or e-commerce, just use a cgi cache, exclude the backend and invalidate when you add new content. PHP won't run at all after serving the first instance of a page and you'll effectively have a dynamically generated static site that can serve a lot of users very quickly and very cheaply.
 

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I'm going to get some flack for this, but shared hosting isn't always a bad thing. With my host, I've got an extremely well optimized set of sites and one in particular has a mobile PSI of 93 and desktop of 100 and that's on pages that are image heavy.
 

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thx everybody for appreciating, hope it was helpful

I'm going to get some flack for this, but shared hosting isn't always a bad thing. With my host, I've got an extremely well optimized set of sites and one in particular has a mobile PSI of 93 and desktop of 100 and that's on pages that are image heavy.
I agree shared hosting in itself is not necessarily a bad thing. In my experience when I started with my current host it was fast, as the server was not shared heavily, but over time as the server started filling up my sites started slowing down. So sometimes shared hosting speeds reduce over time as more accounts are sold.

Also, shared hosting is not as configurable as cloud hosting.
 

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This is my site. Cloudflare + Shared hosting (Bluehost) + W3 total cache. No paid plugin used. Not even WpRocket.
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This is my site. Cloudflare + Shared hosting (Bluehost) + W3 total cache. No paid plugin used. Not even WpRocket.
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That's seriously impressive.
As @fb3003 said though, I'm curious what the page speed insight score is. I'm actually surprised Bluehost was that quick, for the years I was with them, they steadily became slower and slower.
 

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That's seriously impressive.
As @fb3003 said though, I'm curious what the page speed insight score is. I'm actually surprised Bluehost was that quick, for the years I was with them, they steadily became slower and slower.


what is your go to theme and optimization plugins these days?! you got your protection on for web vitals?!
 

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My theme for my sites is now Schema from MTS. I'm running tests just now between W3TC and SG Optimizer. I've found that SG Optimizer has the slight edge on mobile devices with the Page Speed Insights.
 

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My theme for my sites is now Schema from MTS. I'm running tests just now between W3TC and SG Optimizer. I've found that SG Optimizer has the slight edge on mobile devices with the Page Speed Insights.
no wp-rocket?!
 

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no wp-rocket?!
Nup. Don't get me wrong, I've used WP Rocket in the past and it works well, but since SG Optimizer is included with the hosting, I thought I'd give it a try. It does help as well that it creates images in the WebP format to really shrink the size down.
 

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My theme for my sites is now Schema from MTS. I'm running tests just now between W3TC and SG Optimizer. I've found that SG Optimizer has the slight edge on mobile devices with the Page Speed Insights.
site ground with SG optimiser should be good, but pretty expensive. In the setup I talk about WP-Rocket is only working for stuff like css and js magnification and not for caching. Caching is done by FastCGI
 

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site ground with SG optimiser should be good, but pretty expensive. In the setup I talk about WP-Rocket is only working for stuff like css and js magnification and not for caching. Caching is done by FastCGI
With my hosting plan, SG optimiser is included in the price and I currently have 8 websites on the plan so it's a decent deal for me.
 

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what is your page insight scores?
what theme? what did you do for css minimization and optimization?
The theme is twenty seventeen. The plugins I am using
W3 total cache+ Async JavaScript + Asset CleanUp: Page Speed Booster + Autoptimize + a3 Lazy Load.
 
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