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Download Speed Up Wordpress, Wordpress Horsepower

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My improved presentation on how to speed up Wordpress and optimize it's performance. Also covers why we still need to care about page load time.


  • 1.Wordpress Horsepower Ways to speed up Wordpress

2. I am Ross Johnson @3pointRoss 3. SPEED 4. Should We Care? 5. YES 6. moving on... 7. 5% Still on Dial Up Source: http://www.websiteoptimization.com/bw/1008/ 8. Mobile Browsing is Gaining Popularity 9. We are less patient 10. 53% of DVR subscribers use their DVR to skip commercials 11. Instant Media is Growing Rapidly... 12. There is no excuse! 13. You could lose up to 33% ofyour visitors if your page tookmore than 4 seconds to load on a broadband connection. - Akamai, 2006 14. For every 100ms increasein load time, sales woulddecrease 1%. - Amazon, 2007 15. Going from 10 to 30 results per page increased load time by a mere 0.5 seconds, but resulted in a 20% drop in traffic. - Google 2006 16. Google is incorporating site speed as one of the over 200 signals that we use in determining search rankings. - Matt Cutts, Google 2010 17. ...tolerable wait times have decreased to just two seconds. - Fui-Hoon, University of Nebraska 18. A 2-second delay resulted in a 3.8% decrease in user satisfaction and 4.3% decrease in revenue. - Microsoft Study, 2010 19. http://www.pearanalytics.com/blog/2009/how-webpage-load-time-related-to-visitor-loss/ 20. Adding Horsepower 21. AREA 1 YOUR THEME 22. Improve Theme Coding 23. ROSS CODING TIPSno table based layout all semantic HTML 24. ROSS CODING TIPSuse CSS shorthand margin-top: 10px; margin-bottom: 20px; margin-left: 0; margin-right: 40px;margin: 10px 40px 20px 0; 25. ROSS CODING TIPSJavascript at the bottom