Prodcast #9: Version 2.0 is faster, cheaper and easier – The WordPress Speed Up Optimisation Blueprint Version 2.0

Podcast Link Version 2.0 of The WordPress Speed Up Optimisation Blueprint – 133ms WordPress Page Speed Guide (0.133 second WordPress page loading) My name is Ben Llewellyn (bio) I am the maker of one of the fastest WordPress websites in the world. In my first blueprint I shared alot of information about my strategy and […]

Podcast #8: The WordPress Speed Up Optimisation Blueprint Conclusion

Play Podcast #8: The WordPress Speed Up Optimisation Blueprint Conclusion Before I started the WordPress speed Up Optimisation Blueprint, I ran a speed test on a standard WordPress website. The standard WP site loaded in 0.721 seconds – marking the time to beat as 0.7 seconds. This site runs the Twenty Seventeen WordPress theme and […]

Podcast #6: SSL is better for SERPs and provide safer visitor experiences!

Play Podcast #6: SSL is better for SERPs and provide safer visitor experiences! I purchased and activated my SSL certificate from within my WpEngine hosting account. You can read about the SEO advantages of serving pages on https:// on my blog. With the recent Chrome browser alerts for website’s that don’t have an SSL certificate […]

Podcast #5: WordPress theme building with speed and performance in mind

Play Podcast #5: WordPress theme building with speed and performance in mind So far I’d generated a total micro speed gain of 0.226 seconds following the WordPress Speed Up Optimisation Blueprint. 12 years working as a WordPress developer had helped me gain valuable insight on the right things to do to make a WordPress theme […]

Podcast #4: Did aPHP 5 to 7 upgrade make my WordPress website run faster?

Play Podcast #4: Did a PHP 5 to 7 upgrade make my WordPress website run faster? WordPress requires the php server environment to run. Did a PHP 5.6 to PHP 7 upgrade make my WordPress website run faster? No. But my WordPress website was already running super fast! I’m glad I upgraded my server PHP […]