Two ways to Optimize your Blog Performance using Plugins

Do you want to speed you WordPress blog in few simple steps. WordPress is popular blogging platform and millions of bloggers are using it effectively across the globe. Due to high volume of users you will encounter many errors and solution in your blogging journey.

One of the major reason that your blog should be in high performance is that your customers won’t want to wait for lazy loading blog and you will loose the business. In this guide we will show you the two simple ways to speed up your blog.

1. Auto Minify HTML, CSS and Java

Your WordPress blog pulls the information from your web server and shows to your visitors. There are some unwanted HTML codes that a blog loads at the beginning which will eat your server resources and slow down your blog. You need to remove all the unwanted codes that exist in your WordPress blog which you can do by installing popular Autoptimize plugin available free in the WordPress directory.

The process of removing those unwanted HTML code from your blog is called Minify. It will erase all the unwanted scripts from your blog that will increase your blog performance instantly.

How to Minify HTML, CSS and Javascript

WordPress plugins are crucial to add additional features to your blog. There are thousands of WordPress plugins built for different purposes to help growing your small business online. Autoptimize plugins are built to minify HTML, CSS and Javascript easily in a few clicks.

Login to your WordPress dashboard and click on plugins then Add new. On the right side you will see a search box where you have to search autoptimize. You will find at the beginning of the page, click on the Install Now button and activate it.

Once activated you need to click on the settings at your left WordPress panel then Autoptimize. In the Autoptimize setting page, select Optimize JavaScript Code under JavaScript Options.

You also have to select Optimize CSS under CSS Code. In the same page below, select Optimize CSS code under CSS options. Likewise, select Optimize HTML code under HTML option and click on save changes and empty cache button. Itwill remove unwanted scripts from your blog and increase your website speed dramatically.

Image Optimization

Blogs without images have a high bounce rate. Images in your blog post are one of the best ways to engage your blog’s visitors. Unoptimized image’s size is large and it will take lots of server resources that will slow down your blog performance.

Optimizing your blog images will reduce its size and convert it to a web format which will make images to load faster and increase your blog speed instantly.

Again, all you have to do is install a powerful plugin named EWWW Image optimizer. Install and activate EWWW Image Optimizer plugins going to Plugins then Add New.

After activating, Go to WordPress dashboard and click on Settings then EWWW image optimizer.

You will see the EWWW dashboard where you have to click on the Bulk optimize link.

The link will take you to the optimizing pages where you have to click on the scan for unoptimized images button. In a few seconds, the plugin will pull entire images of your blog.

Once the scan completes, you need to click on the Optimize 123 Images button. Optimization may take a few hours depending upon the sizes and the number of images you have in your blog.

 

This will increase your blog performance and load your blog pages 10x faster than before. You can compare your blog performance before and after using the tools mentioned above.

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