How to Optimize a WordPress Blog [Easy Method]

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(MC Naveen) #1

Hi, In this Post I’m going to explain you about Optimizing your WordPress site.

Before Going into the tutorial I wanna show my Screenshot First.


This Result is without using any CDN (example: Cloudflare)

Ok, Let’s start. If you’re a Geek in this Please stay away. This is only for noobs

Plugins Required:

W3 Total Cache Free Version: https://wordpress.org/plugins/w3-total-cache/
Autoptimize: https://wordpress.org/plugins/autoptimize/

Install these two plugins. Now it’s time to configure.

Follow the steps in the Images.

First, we’re going to Configure W3 Total Cache.

Install W3 Total Cache - https://wordpress.org/plugins/w3-total-cache/

Click on the Performance located in the WordPress menu.

Click General Settings.

Enable the Page Cache.

Scroll Down. Set Option noted in the below image.
Minify

Opcode Cache:

Database Cache:

Object Cache:

Browser Cache:

Leave CDN Taba

Reverse Proxy:
Most of the Hosting Providers are using Varnish cache or some other cachin

Click “Save All Settings Button”

Leave Fragment Cache, Monitoring, Licensing, Miscellaneous.

Now go to Page Cache in the menu

Do Everything as in the Image. and Click Save All Settings Button

Now go to Minify Tab
Do the same as in the image.

Click Save All Settings Button

Now go to Database Cache

Click Save All Settings Button

Now go to Browser Cache

Click Save All Settings Button

Now install the Autoptimize Plugin - https://wordpress.org/plugins/autoptimize/

Go to Settings -> Autoptimize

Click Show Advanced settings button

Follow the Below images and do everything as it is.

Now go to Pingdom tools and Check
Kindly Post the Screenshot of Before and After Optimization.

Thanks <3

MC.Naveen, Founder & CEO of SOFTINTTECH :slight_smile:


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(Priyanshu Raj) #2

Hi @the_mcnaveen Bro! :slight_smile: I am not getting here the option to enable this! Opcode, Also Clicked on Below check but nothing works! I have attached the screenshot below!


(Santhosh veer) #3

Most of the Hosting does having Memcache, PHP-FPM and Zend cache the above method is suitable for Cloudways users and Servers which Having the Memcache, PHP-FPM & Zend Cache


(Amit Arora) #4

Hey,

I did whatever you have mentioned for my blog but I did face same issues as @AnTu404 did but barring all of that here are the before and after screenshots from tools.pingdom.com and GTMetrix .
Before :-


After


Can you help me with some more tricks to reduce the load time to 1.8 seconds or even less? And also reduce my page size to below 800kb?

Thanks


(MC Naveen) #5

Sure Buddy :slight_smile: I Can help you with this issue :slight_smile:


(vamshi) #6

Same issue here? Got resolution for that?


(MC Naveen) #7

As @mskian told " Most of the Hosting does having Memcache, PHP-FPM and Zend cache the above method is suitable for Cloudways users and Servers which Having the Memcache, PHP-FPM & Zend Cache "

Kindly leave that option :smile:


(Shekhar Vaidya) #8

@the_mcnaveen after the whole process, my blog is getting ‘HTTP ERROR 500’!!!


(Nithin.Sai) #9

Desktop Site is good Mobile need improvement