Do you need a WordPress Speed Consultant to help identify the key factors that need improvement on your website? Our consultation will provide an audit of action items related to how to speed your website up. The most common problems we see with slow WordPress websites is Plugin Bloat and slow server speed.
Why Does WordPress Need To Be Fast?
First and foremost, it’s important to understand why your WordPress site needs to be fast. It needs to be fast for a better user experience. Customers won’t wait for your page to load forever. Another factor is SEO. Check out this article “Is Page Speed Important For SEO” which covers all website types, but the theme is the same, Google gives more points to websites that create good user experiences.
Editing Faster Saves Money
One comment after doing a website speed upgrade was “Wow, it’s so much easier to work on my posts”. Save time and money by having your admin area operate faster. You or your content writers will save hours and hours of time by not having to wait for your admin area to load. Using your website should be just as fast as using a program installed on your computer.
WordPress Is Not A Static HTML Site
You have online editing capabilities that allow you to easily work on your WordPress site. This is different than using a static website which calls for no CSS, no JS, no fonts, and nothing fancy at all. It’s important to keep in mind that ease of use often comes with a sacrifice in performance. In this case, you are sacrificing speed for being fancy. Since you have WordPress, you’ll need to work harder to be faster. WordPress can be very fast, you just need to hire the right developer to help get your site to that next level.
What Can a WordPress Speed Consultant Do?
First and foremost, start out with this Site Speed Audit. It combines the free tools online to test speed plus gives action items for a developer to follow. From there, a consultant can be as involved or as hands-off as you’d like. Want to fix it yourself or do you want us to fix it for you?