Improving Site Performance: An overview

The site performance workshop goes into detail explaining why site performance is important for WordPress and explains tips on how to improve the performance of a WordPress site. The workshop also covers several techniques that allow users to improve the performance of their WordPress sites.

Learning outcomes

  1. Recognize the factors that affect WordPress site performance.
  2. List the ways you can improve WordPress site performance.

Comprehension questions

  • Why is low performance bad for your site?
  • What techniques can be used to increase your site’s performance?
  • What method of improving speed stores previous requests that can be reused?
  • How can compression be used to improve page speed?
  • Length 28 mins
  • Topic WordPress
  • Language English

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Hari Shanker R
I am a Community Wrangler at Automattic, and I contribute full-time to the WordPress Community Team as a Deputy. WordPress is one of the biggest passions in my life and I enjoy working on programs that support the global WordPress community. I believe that open-source tech and the open web have the potential to make the world a better place. I have had a rather diverse career with significant experience in the domains of Retail Banking, Print & Web Journalism, Web Development, Entrepreneurship, Event Management, Professional Blogging, and Education. Outside of work, I enjoy writing (blogging) as a hobby, and I’m a compulsive bibliophile. I’m also a happily married pet parent.