How to improve my website’s speed?
Every website owner has asked this question at least once. Traffic and speed are mutually related. You won’t get traffic if the site takes a long time to load.
Check your blog speed with Google PageSpeed Insights or other popular tools like Pingdom, GTmetrix. They will access your link from different locations, browsers, devices and guide you on what type of corrections are needed to improve the performance.
Google will give a green signal to your blog if it’s able to attain the score of 80 out of 100. It means the blog is well optimized and readers are not facing any lagging issue while browsing the contents. But a red or yellow signal requires our attention.
Google will suggest various kinds of corrections for a better user experience. It will show you which part of the site causing the slow speed issue and how to rectify them.
Non-compressed images may negatively affect your blog. Know how to compress them to automagically improve the speed.
Autoptimize empowers you to optimize the site easily and within a few moments. It will minifies all scripts and styles, compress them, optimize codes, cache files, defer scripts to the footer etc.
After activation, go to the settings to manage the plugin.
Save Changes and Empty Cache to update the site. The plugin adds Autoptimize button on the top toolbar and taps it to optimize your site with one click.