At the WordPress Cambridge meetup on 10th May 2021 I gave a slightly longer version of the Show & Tell talk I’d prepared for WPChelt in April. “Does my site run slow with this?” reports on attempts to measure WordPress server response, and the plugins used to visualise the results. These are the slides for…
Last updated:July 4, 2021
An update on my long running endeavour to visualise the effect on server performance of changes to my WordPress websites. Since 2015 I’ve been developing a routine to compare the effect on server response times of the top 12 WordPress plugins. I’m just about ready to publish some results.
Last updated:February 14, 2021
You can speed up your website by reducing the size of images. You can reduce image size by adjusting the image quality. Do this before you upload the file!
Last updated:February 6, 2021
Loads of spurious requests to my content are using up valuable server time. So how am I supposed to deal with them?
Last updated:January 9, 2016
Having spent some time taking performance measurements with PHP 5 I’ve decided to try PHP 7 and run the suite of tests all over again.
Last updated:June 17, 2016