It has been some time since Google announced that the speed in which you website loads will affect your Google search engine rankings. Ranking penalties apply to slow-loading mobile devices as well.
But what you should really be concerned about is the affect a slow performing website will have on your user experience.
Did you know that half of site visitors expect your WordPress website to load in 2 seconds or less?
I think that’s fair. After all, there is nothing quite as annoying as clicking on a website and watching it drag to load content and images. Not to mention the frustration that sets in while trying to make a purchase on a website that simply will not load.
Luckily, there are many things you can do to get your website up to speed. In fact, one of the best things you can do is add a caching plugin to your website.
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Today I am going to take a quick look at what caching is and why it is crucial to fast page loading and overall site performance. In addition, I will share with you some of the market’s best caching plugins so you can start speeding up your website right away. Click here to continue reading…