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Speed is needed by your blog to improve its quality in search engines and visitors.
Because with your blog’s high speed coupled with other supporting factors, your blog will have a high pageview which means it will lower your bounce rate. A low bounce rate is one indication that articles on your blog are useful, and search engines like Google loves blogs with low bounce rate percentages.
And for those of you who want to increase the speed of your WordPress blog, you can try it by installing several plugins that can increase the speed of your blog.
There are many types of blog speed-up plugins, some that use caching systems, optimize images, muffle CSS and HTML, and more.
Here are 5 plugins you can use to speed up loading your WordPress blog:
WP Fastest Cache
WP Fastest Cache is a plugin that has several features such as a cache system that can increase the speed of your blog. In addition to the system cache, this plugin also has some other interesting features such as features to muffle the size of HTML, CSS, and Gzip.
Along with WP Smush.It, these two plugins have a huge influence on my blog in terms of loading speed. Because the system of cache and image optimization is one of the best combinations you can use to reduce my blog loading.
To use it, you just have to search for it in the add new plugin menu then click install. To make it clear you can open the WP Fastest Cache menu, then there will be several feature options that each of you can use or turn off. To get maximum performance you can tick everything.
WP Smush.It is a plugin that can increase the speed of your blog by optimizing images. This plugin has a smush.it that will dampen the loading of images on your blog. This plugin is highly recommended for bloggers whose blogs have many images.
To use it, you just have to go to the add new plugin menu, then type “WP Smush.It” in the search field. After finding it you can directly click install first. Once installed and activated, then go to the “Library” menu and press the Smush.It on images that have not been optimized.
W3 Total Cache
W3 Total Cache is one of the most popular plugins recommended by bloggers to use.
This plugin can increase the speed of your blog in various ways such as page caching, minify, etc. This plugin has very complete features that if used correctly and will have a pretty drastic effect on the loading speed of your blog.
Behind its full features and settings, this plugin becomes quite difficult to use. If you get it wrong in setting up this plugin instead of getting faster, your blog will get slower.
Because the settings are difficult and if you do not understand the functionality of the features provided, it is better to search for the tutorial on google, after finding it you can model it in order to get the best results.
Plugin Organizer is a plugin that works to optimize the plugins on your blog, as named “Plugin Organizer”. This plugin has the feature to set the level of importance of the plugin that is on your blog by sliding it up or down in the Installed Plugin menu. You can put the most important plugins on your blog at the very top and for plugins that aren’t very important below to make it easier for you to get through the plugin.’
There’s one more feature that’s no less interesting. By opening the Global Plugin menu available in the Plugin Filters menu you can choose which plugin you will turn off in order to increase the loading speed of your blog.
For those of you who use many plugins, this plugin is highly recommended for you to post on your blog in order to increase the speed of your blog.
BJ Lazy Load
BJ Lazy Load is a plugin that works to optimize the images on your blog. The images in question are the images in your posts, gravatar, and other images. The way this plugin works is to hold the image on your blog and it will only load when it is displayed.
You can say that the image on your blog will only appear when visitors scroll down or up until the image is visible.
You can do a mention to the plugin with BJ Lazy Load in the Settings menu.