With such a large number of websites displaying similar content vying with each other, to attract and retain visitors you must offer your visitors a comfortable browsing experience. However, a number of plugins and widgets that you install in your website to enhance user experience tend to slow down your website.
With slow loading web pages you cannot expect to attract traffic to your website. Fortunately, WordPress users can easily speed up their websites with certain plugins.
Here Is A List Of Some Of The Popular Plugins That You Can Use To Increase The Loading Speed Of Your WordPress Website.
1. W3 Total Cache
W3 Total Cache is recommended by a number of top web hosts for increasing the speed and performance of websites built on the WordPress platform. It reduces the download time, boosts server performance and supports transparent management of content delivery network.
When properly configured, the plugin can dramatically boost the performance of your WordPress site. Download W3 Total Cache.
2. WP Super Cache
By serving static html file to almost 99% of visitors who have not logged into your website, WP Super Cache helps in boosting the speed of your WordPress website. This plugin also helps when visitors cannot see the static files.
In such a case, the plugin displays files that are of better quality than the uncached files. WP Super Cache is the ideal plugin for preventing your website from slowing down during high traffic. Download WP Super Cache.
3. WP Database Optimizer
Often WordPress users delete a large number of posts or experiment with plugins that remain in the database and slow down the website.
If you have not taken the trouble to permanently eliminate the unwanted entries and plugins from your WordPress database, you will need WP Database Optimizer to do the job for you and in the process speed up your WordPress site.
All you have to do is specify the schedule for automated optimization and WP Database Optimizer will clean up your website database at regular intervals. Download WP Database Optimizer.
4. Plugin Organizer
When plugins are suspected for slowing down your WordPress site, Plugin Organizer helps in increasing the speed of your website. It manages the order in which plugins will be loaded on the website.
Furthermore, it can disable specific plugins that are not needed for a particular page to increase its loading speed. Download Plugin Organizer.
5. WP Smush
Websites tend to load slowly when the web page contains large sized images. In such cases, you will need WP Smush to help maintain the optimal speed of your WordPress site.
It scans all the images you add to your website and removes all unnecessary data from the images that slow down the site. Download WP Smush.
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