A step-by-step guide to improving your SEO by making your website faster - in every day, non-geek speak!
This lesson explains how to find out the current performance of your site to establish a baseline for improvement.
I demonstrate how to use my favourite speed testing tool GTmetrix to analyse your site speed. You'll be using this tool several times throughout the course.
A look at an alternative speed testing tool which you might prefer to use.
This testing tool can be a bit geeky in its recommendations for improvement but really useful to find out your site’s mobile speed.
Reviewing your options
A quick review of hosting options and the impact your hosting can have on the speed of your site.
The final element in sorting out the images on your website – making sure they’re the right size.
An explanation of what website caching is and how it affects your visitors’ experience.
This module covers how to install your website caching plugin and the settings you need to use.
What this means and how to improve it.
Reduce the size of files sent from your server to increase the speed to which they are transferred to the browser.