Following this guide, you will learn all techniques to drastically speed up a WordPress site. Here are the most important reasons why having a great page speed loading time in WordPress benefits your business: users will not abandon your website, they will spend more time and money there, and search engines will rank your website better in search results. Ready? Intro
Internet users do not have a lot of patience, when it comes to page loading times. We click on a link or input the URL and we wait a second, two, three and that’s it. Google statistics state, that 50% of users expect a mobile site to load in 2 seconds and 53% users are likely to abandon the page, if it’s loading longer than 3 seconds. That’s a very short period, if you consider that the average loading time of a homepage, on a mobile device, is 19 seconds (on a 3G network). Loading times on computers are faster and an average loading time is 5 seconds, but that’s still too long.
Taking desktop website benchmarks as a reference is not an excuse anymore. For most of the websites today, the majority of the traffic comes from mobile devices. In this article, we’ll take a full look at the most