There's nothing worse than trying to find information on the net when your in a hurry and having to wait for slow websites to load their pages.
Have you ever wondered how many visitors you have been losing because of slow loading web pages on your site? It must be quite a few if you have any pages that take more than 5 seconds to load.
So how did i speed up my WordPress site so all my pages and posts load super fast? Read on and you'll discover the fastest, easiest solution to solving this problem and its Free!
Google has clearly stated they want their users to enjoy a better experience when searching the web therefore faster websites and blogs will enjoy higher rankings in their search results.
How Does WP Super Cache Plugin for WordPress Work?
After a html file is generated, your web server will serve the static html file that WP Super Cache produces, instead of processing the slower dynamically produced, WordPress PHP coded files which produce all your site functions from your core framework.
In plain English, this means your server saves a copy of all your posts and pages for faster loading without needing to access your WordPress sites core framework.
The vast majority of your site visitors will experience super fast site speed however, logged in users who make a comment will not as they need to access your live site to leave a comment.
The major search engines like Google and Bing use this super cache method to provide a better experience for their search query users.
If you ever get a blog post on the front page of Reddit, Digg or Stumbleupon this plugin will help your site cope with the huge increase of traffic and prevent your server from crashing.
Same goes for getting No.1 on Google for a major keyword that produces over 10,000 unique visitors a day.
Installing WP Super Cache Plugin for WordPress
- Click on Add New under Plugins in your WordPress dashboard and enter wp super cache in the search box.
- Install and activate the plugin.
- Now go to Settings->WP Super Cache and enable caching.
WordPress WP Super Cache Plugin Settings
There's a few pages of settings that you can choose from for configuration however, i only use the Easy page and the pre load page. Below are the exact settings i have chosen to try.
This may help your search engine rankings as they use speed as one metric in their formula (algorithm) when setting search result rankings.
See the WP Super Cache homepage for further information
By the way, here's the latest results for WPSites.net speed test using Pingdom
Does your WordPress WP Super Cache plugin produce lightning fast loading of your WordPress sites pages and blog posts?
The WP Super Cache plugin for WordPress is co authored by Automattic, the company behind WordPress.