To speed up a WordPress website is an interesting challenge. Not only because Google likes a fast website. A fast website is vital for the user experience. In this post I explained the first steps of making your website faster.
Web-ID has its own test site. This test site is on the internet, on the same hosting account as this website. This test site needs to be optimized for speed. This gives a nice opportunity to describe the optimization process step by step!
As you can see in the image above, the Page Load Time went down from 2.7 seconds to 1.5 seconds, the Total Page Size from 200kb to 163kb and the requests from 37 to 7! These are major improvements. Visitors will notice the difference.
As you can see in the pictures, a few recommendations have a low score. These will be solved in the near future.