Word Press is the best and widely used platform for bloggers. In my previous post I show some useful methods how to improve your website speed manually. Now today I am going to show how to improve your website speed using plug-ins. Here I listed 10 useful word press plug-ins to improve your word press website page speed performance.
#W3 Total Cache – w3 total cache plug-in is the best and most used word press cache plug-in. It has many advance option as browser cache, object cache, page cache, minify, CDN (Content Delivery network) and many more. No doubt W3 total cache plug-in is the best solution to boost word press speed.
#WP Super Cache – Another superb word press cache plug-in similar to w3 total cache plug-in. very easy to set up it will start work within one minute. This plug-in generates static html files from your dynamic Word Press blog. 99% of your visitors will be served static html files. It will definitely increase your website page speed and performance.
#WP HTTP compression – This plug-in compress your blog pages in g-zip format. It will reduce your website page size 60-80%; which turn your website page speed 3-4 times faster. This plug-in won’t work with wp super cache.
#Cloud flare – cloud flare is a service that makes websites load faster and protect sites from online spammers and hackers. This plug-in ensure that you are properly connected with cloud flare service. It corrects IP Address information for comments posted to your site and keeps protected from spammers.
#BJ lazy Load – BJ lazy load makes your site load faster and saves bandwidth. This plug-in loads all images, post thumbnail, gravatar images and content iframes as it gets close to enter the browser window when the visitor scrolls the page.
#Wp Smush.it – this plug-in reduce your websites image file size and improve your blog page speed. Every image you add in your post and pages will automatically run through smash.it . To smash previously uploaded images go media library bulk smash.it. This plug-in does not work with CDN service as cloudflare, amazon s3, maxcdn etc.
#EWWW Image optimizer – pretty similar with wp smush.it plug-in; it also reduce image size and improve blog load time. EWWW Image Optimizer uses lossless optimization techniques, so your image quality will be exactly the same before and after the optimization.
#P3 (plug-in performance profiler) – If your website page speed slow down use this p3 plug-in to see which plug-ins are slowing down your website. It will scan your websites all plug-ins load times and create a performance report. Using performance report you can easily measure out which plug-in causing slow down your website.
If I missed any of your favorites, please let me know in comment. Have a nice day 🙂