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DECREASE
LOAD TIME
Increase traffic
By Bloglosophy
A 1-second
increase in
load time
=
11% less
page views
People walk
away-----bye bye!
Image by Davide Ragusa
Go test your
load time on
Pingdom.com
Was it over 3 seconds?
YES
NO
Keep
reading
Keep
reading
anyway
5 TASKS for you to do right
now!
1 2 3 4 5
PLUGINS IMAGES POSTS CACHING SIDEBAR
Less than 10 plugins?
Give yourself a gold star!
More than 10 plugins?
Start pruning!
1 PLUGINS
Keep the essentials and ditch the rest
WARNING: make sure it is not a plugin that is in use - that could create an issue i...
72 res
+
2 IMAGES
Images must be
under 100kb
+
The exact width of your
post area
Before loading them
3 POSTS
a
b
c
On your dashboard, go to Settings/reading
Look at Blog pages show
Change it to 6 – less to load, less load t...
4 CACHE PLUGIN
A well-
configured
cache plugin
will keep your
blog mean, lean
and speedy
5 SIDEBAR
Clean up that
sidebar – leave
only the
essentials.
Every single
item has to
load with every
single page.
De-clut...
Image by Davide Ragusa
Now Go back
and test your
load time on
Pingdom.com
Better?
Of course it is.
Simple
wasn’t it?
from
www.bloglosophy.com
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Increase your site traffic by decreasing your site load time

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5 strong tips to decrease your site load time so that you can increase your blog traffic.

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Increase your site traffic by decreasing your site load time

  1. 1. DECREASE LOAD TIME Increase traffic By Bloglosophy
  2. 2. A 1-second increase in load time = 11% less page views People walk away-----bye bye!
  3. 3. Image by Davide Ragusa Go test your load time on Pingdom.com
  4. 4. Was it over 3 seconds?
  5. 5. YES NO Keep reading Keep reading anyway
  6. 6. 5 TASKS for you to do right now! 1 2 3 4 5 PLUGINS IMAGES POSTS CACHING SIDEBAR
  7. 7. Less than 10 plugins? Give yourself a gold star! More than 10 plugins? Start pruning! 1 PLUGINS
  8. 8. Keep the essentials and ditch the rest WARNING: make sure it is not a plugin that is in use - that could create an issue if removed The less plugins you have = the faster your site will load
  9. 9. 72 res + 2 IMAGES Images must be under 100kb + The exact width of your post area Before loading them
  10. 10. 3 POSTS a b c On your dashboard, go to Settings/reading Look at Blog pages show Change it to 6 – less to load, less load time!!
  11. 11. 4 CACHE PLUGIN A well- configured cache plugin will keep your blog mean, lean and speedy
  12. 12. 5 SIDEBAR Clean up that sidebar – leave only the essentials. Every single item has to load with every single page. De-clutter it - you will do yourself and your readers a favor.
  13. 13. Image by Davide Ragusa Now Go back and test your load time on Pingdom.com
  14. 14. Better? Of course it is. Simple wasn’t it?
  15. 15. from www.bloglosophy.com

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