8 ways you can optimize your WordPress site
We’ve got you covered when it comes to WordPress themes, and you know you can count on us for a great WordPress tutorial or two, but what if you want to make your WordPress site perform better? There’s plenty you can do to boost your site’s performance; check out these pro tips! 01. Cache your site If you do nothing else, install a caching plugin like WP Super Cache or W3 Total Cache. This will serve your dynamic WordPress site, as if it were static HTML content. Instead of regenerating a page for each visitor, your site will be generated once by the PHP engine. Install a caching plugin like WP Super Cache Enable server-side caching. Use zlib and apache’s .htaccess file to compress your files using …
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