Is Your Website Speed Important?
The answer is yes, Just a simple 1-second delay in page load time creates:
How to improve website speed
Optimize your images
Why is optimizing your images important for website speed? Well, the bigger the file the more that needs to be loaded. Most people make the mistake of loading a 2000px photo and inserting it into a 600px picture box. This not only slows your page load time down but also creates the poor user experience. Another thing to do is to remove photo comments, this also reduces your website speed. More speed= more conversions for your business in Torquay, Devon.
Reduce the number of plugins on your site
We all use plugins on our website to make it easier and often to increase conversions, right? However, too many plugins will slow your site, create security issues, and will often cause website crashes and other technical difficulties. So, what to do? Run a test, deactivate all unnecessary plugins and run a short performance test on your website. Many plugins on your page without even being used. So, see which ones are slowing your website down.
Large designed pages which is what you could have if you’re creating quality content. This is often100kb and sometimes more. As a result, they’re bulky and slow to download, which of course reduces website speed. We use a tool called Gzip to fix this issue.