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Make my website load faster

Discussion in 'Hire a Freelancer' started by macdonjo3, Mar 11, 2015.

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  1. macdonjo3

    macdonjo3 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    ---- THREAD CLOSED 03/18/2015 ----
    It's a WordPress blog. I've already installed most plugins, done a lot of Pingdom testing. Sitting at a perf score of 90/100 but load time is still about 3 seconds.

    Super Cache, image optimization, asynchronous javascript loading, etc has already been done. I'm not an expert, but I know a bit here and there.

    Need someone to help fine tune. You can take a look at the URL on Skype, and see if you see anything that I have not done.

    Skype ID: macdonjo
     
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    Use (CloudFlare) free version or paid, combined with (W3 Total Catch) plugin. You'll see options to configure CloudFlare setting in the Total Catch admin area. Make sure to uninstall Super Catch and any other load bearing plugins.

    Shoot me a PM if you need more info.
     
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    I am using CloudFlare. Forgot to mention that.
     
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    It also depends on your page size and a bit of theme type. If you have so many images on front page, it will take time to load. Try checking any internal page load speed on gtmetrix.
     
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    Check out Varnish Cache for your server. It's impossible to get a perfect 100 rating. It looks like you've done all you can from optimization standpoint. You might just need an upgraded server.
     
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    Update: I noticed my sites with CloudFlare are a second or more slower than my sites without CloudFlare. I might have to ditch it.
     
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    Is your server suffering a massive I/O related issue? Or could it be latency from point A to B?
     
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    Don't use apache on your server if you're using it. Or tune it. Change to nginx or other lighthttpd could decrease your page load 2x
     
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    Depends on where you're accessing it from.

    From my experience, I've gotten best results with W3TotalCache, not even WPRocket managed to bring same results.
     
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    Use this plugin https://wordpress.org/plugins/p3-profiler/screenshots/ to see how the different plugins you have installed affect the loading speed of your site. You'll be amazed how they can slow down your website. I suggest disabling all the ones you don't need running 24 hours, you'll see a big difference.

    If that doesn't make a difference and you really want to speed up your site, go for a CDN which always works.
     
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