Website Speed Matters

 In Resources For Web Developers

Search engines care about how quickly your website loads. It impacts how long users stay on your site and how helpful you are being to the interweb.

Here are a couple tools to make a quick improvement on your site speed YMMV.

Smush Image Optimization

This WordPress plugin optimizes images on a website.

  • Locates images that slow down the site
  • compresses, resizes and optimizes without affecting image quality
  • Free to use
  • Completely automated, install and enjoy

Autoptimize

Another great tool is Autoptimize. This WordPress plugin optimizes scripts and HTML code.

  • compresses scripts and styles
  • minifies HTML code
  • moves styles to the page head
  • moves scripts to the footer
  • Makes a page much more lightweight
  • Free to use
  • Completely automated, install and enjoy
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