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If you implement testing your landing page you will get to know that you are wasting your money by just throwing them inside pits. The reason behind this is that your pages are simply not loading as expected as fast enough. Not only you are losing your cost of click but also the potential customers who would always remain a stranger to you.
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To be sure that on a daily basis we are lying on the top of the page speeds, we employ the tools from top corners like Pingdom tool to keep maintaining our server speeds and website. We also exercise thinking with Google and their website tools to monitor the development improvements.
Plus by creating an account with the Pingdom tool, we can become able to track the websites over time and be informed when your site goes down or experience an interruption. You can also check out the speed of your website after compressing the images and making a few changes. This is considerably less when it was just going on a run in the absence of a static website caching system.
After implementing the tests of initial website speed, we will probably find many aspects that need an improvement for which we don't have any time. The thing that you should do to enhance your page loading speed is the implementation of a caching system.
This is actually caching of your website pages so the entire content of the webpage is saved to an HTML file before your hits on the website. In this manner, all the database requests and server requests have been attained previous and also are saved ready for the visitors that will reach your website.
This typically saves a lot of time when they are attempting hard to load your site page because of the server and database that were not ordered to handle all the requests. The functions are already called upon, all the objects and images that are brought together and their revert are stored into the locally saved HTML file.
Implementing a cache system onto your site or the server can be achieved in numerous ways starting from easy to the superior one depending on your caliber and resource. Let’s check out a few:
- Technical ability.
- Level of Server Access.
- Is it HTTPS or HTTP?
- CMS/Website Build.
Well, to implement a caching system in the fastest way out on a WordPress website is to employ a static caching plugin like WP Super Cache. It’s quite as simple as installing the plugin and continuing with activating inside the setting, within a few minutes and your site is cached and minimized.
Well, another WordPress plugin to give a try is known to be WP Fastest Cache. Based on the theme configuration on your website and other plugins employed you are going to find this quite fit. They produce HTML files that are given directly by Apache without treating comparatively heavy PHP scripts. They also blend CSS files and JS files to lower down the calls on the server.
Furthermore, for Drupal, the work is boosted in an akin way by the plugin and it’s all set to move directly out of the box. Install the setup then monitor your enhanced page load speed in the Pingdom tools. You will notice a notable difference.
Boost offers static page caching for allowing Drupal a very important scalability and performance boost for the websites that perceive mostly the anonymous traffic. This is your best ever pick for shared hosting when it comes to improving performance. On the dedicated servers, you may wish like considering Varnish instead.
Caching With Vanish
The third and the last option is to utilize Varnish which is a robust caching engine, which depends on the server configuration in order to cache the site content. Varnish Cache is actually a web application accelerator that’s also named as a caching HTTP reverse proxy. In front of any server, it’s installed, which exhibits HTTP and configures it to cache the site content.
Varnish Cache is actually must faster. Typically, it raises the speed of your site close to or more rapid as compared to the plugin options that depend on your architecture. From the experience, this is supposed to be 1/3rd faster. On your server, in combination with Varnish, you will also require to install the Varnish plugin on WordPress.
For HTTP (nonsecure) sites installing the Varnish is much simple, however, if you are running HTTPS (secure) sites then you will demand to run it at the back of a load or proxy balancers, such as Nginx or Pound.
If your interest is aligning towards this option then, you can check out this guide to install Varnish and Pound along with apache.
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