Why Page Speed Matters + 3 Ways to Speed Up Your Site

The decision to explore your website is made within a matter of seconds. Intelligent development, strategic design and psychologically adept content are major players in keeping your visitor in the game. Before those players even have a chance to encourage a visitor to dig deeper and take action, there is one factor that must be […]

The 3 Most Important Factors in Choosing a Web Host

Google search “web host”, and see how many findings pop up . Scanning through the resulting pages, you’ll find many you recognize, and many you don’t . With so many hosting options available today, it’s tough to decide which one to choose . Just like any company you’d contract, you want someone with whom you […]

WordPress Page Speed Presentation

A few days ago, I was able to to speak at the Las Vegas WordPress Meetup Group – WordPress, Lightning Fast Edition. I gave a WordPress Page Speed presentation, including topics on: Why we should focus on page speed in the first place What issues typically cause slow loading sites How users can fix slow […]

Leverage Browser Caching with W3 Total Cache

About a month ago, I posted on a basic setup of W3 Total Cache, a WordPress plugin designed to decrease page load times to improve user experience and SEO. Based on the needs of visitors here, I thought I would go more in-depth into the browser caching feature of W3TC. How To Leverage Browser Caching […]

Easy W3 Total Cache WordPress Plugin Configuration

Recently, I’ve been diving into the somewhat complicated subject of page speed, simply to provide a good user experience and improve SEO for my clients. I came across a widely known and recommended plugin, W3 Total Cache. Upon WordPress download, unpacking, and activation, the general settings screen was extremely terrifying. The general settings page contains […]