5 simple ways to speed up WordPress site

Theme, WordPress
Need for speed in WordPress (re-visited) There are quite a few ways to speed up your WordPress site. Some are simple, others are not so simple for beginners viz. install Redis / Varnish for server side caching. I will refer to both alternatives, one for those who are comfortable using command line and those who want to quickly gain speed on existing site using plugins. I have already written about importance of speed earlier when I wrote about caching choices so lets go directly to the steps I. Choose a good host This often goes unnoticed however is very critical not only for speed but also for security in general. There are WordPress specific hosting services which provide WP optimised default installations e.g. Pantheon provides Varnish enabled default WordPress site.You can easily add  Redis for object…
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