Janna Hilferty looks into why WordPress search often doesn’t perform well, explaining why the default WordPress search doesn’t scale and some ways to make it better, covering Algolia, Elasticsearch, Relevanssi, SearchWP and Amazon CloudSearch.
If your WordPress site isn't performing well, one of the improvements to consider is to implement caching. In this post, Shaumik Daityari takes you beyond the layman's understanding of caching, explaining how to implement it in a website to improve WordPress site performance.
Having a fast site is important for your visitors and search results. How do you achieve that? Adrian Try lists the steps that will make a difference.
Tonino lists tools, tips and best practices for optimizing WordPress sites — from hosting options to asset management, caching and software considerations.
Are you working on making your WordPress site more secure, more efficient, and more optimized? Take a look at these 4 reasons to use a CDN for WordPress.
Interested in learning about Brotli Compression and its effects on WordPress performance? Take a look and find out if it's worth implementing!
Maria Antonietta Perna discusses why flexibility can clash with performance in public WordPress themes and what you can do to find a middle ground solution.
Caching will speed up your WordPress site, but which solution should you use? In this guide, Adrian Try explains the options and helps you make a choice.
Maria Antonietta Perna shows how to use conditional tags in WordPress themes to load styles and scripts only when needed for better website performance.
Average page weight has reached 2.8Mb. WordPress, which powers a third of websites, is partly responsible. Craig shows how to boost your theme performance.
You can optimize the performance of your WordPress site using plugins. Adrian Try lists eight of the best that cover all the bases.
WordPress records a copy of every post revision so you can revert to earlier versions. That can be useful but is it affecting your database performance?
Aleksander Koko covers what HHVM and Hack is, and how to setup WordPress running under HHVM.
Daniel shows us how we can apply the ELK stack to WordPress for advanced monitoring and error logging - never stare at confusing logs again!
Younes Rafie explains how to enqueue your plugin and theme scripts, and the best way to avoid loading them inside every page on your website.
Doyin Faith Kasumu covers twelve of the best ways to speed up your WordPress website, helping you easily work on improving your overall page speed.
Ben Shadle explores the WordPress REST API (WP API), looking at extensibility, limitations, installation instructions, use cases and example API requests.
Tim Carr explores image optimization and the different ways of optimizing JPEG and PNG images, which are uploaded by clients and site owners into WordPress.
HyperDB is a powerful WordPress plugin that allows you to connect to multiple databases, enabling features such as failover, replication and load balancing.
In this tutorial, we'll show you how to create a responsive YouTube embed plugin for WordPress. One that is simple and doesn't add unnecessary page weight.
WordPress maintenance can often be seen as a chore, but as you'll discover, with the right tools and processes you can save time and avoid costly outages.
Apache Solr is an Open Source, enterprise search server. In this article we walk you through integrating Solr and WordPress for high performance search.
There's no doubt speed matters. In this article we cover some of the common methods used for tuning WordPress to handle higher amounts of traffic.
In this article we'll cover five of the most popular WordPress caching plugins that you can use to speed up your website and improve overall performance.
In this article we discuss 5 good reasons why you should be using a CDN with WordPress.
P3 (Plugin Performance Profiler) can easily pinpoint WordPress performance issues, help make your site faster, and troubleshoot problematic plugins.
Choosing a web host can be one of the toughest decisions you make as a web development professional. In this article we discuss managed WordPress hosting.
A guide to increasing the performance of a WordPress site, with a run-down of tools, techniques and plugins to increase page-load speed and drive traffic