How to Add Expire Headers and Compression to HTACCESS file

WHY? This will help improve the speed of your WordPress website and decrease the server load. Learn more from GTmetrix. Login to your hosting server Open the File Manager Navigate to the public_html folder Edit the .htaccess file Add the following: <IfModule mod_expires.c>ExpiresActive onExpiresDefault “access plus 1 month” # CSSExpiresByType text/css “access plus 1 year” …

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10 Steps to Resize and Optimize Images on your WordPress Website

Scan the page on https://gtmetrix.com/ On the PageSpeed tab, Expand Serve scaled images and identify the image with the issue In this example the image is being resized from 3000×1996 to 465×309. Download the image to your computer Using an image editing tool, resize the image to the appropriate size (GTMetrix scan will tell you …

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12 Steps to Improve the Speed of Your WordPress Website

The below factors contribute to website speed and should be analyzed and corrected as needed: Hosting: Very important to be on a reputable provider that focuses on speed. PHP version: Update to the latest version WordPress Version: Update to the latest version Theme: Very important that the theme is lightweight and focuses on speed. Plugins: …

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