How to Speed Up Your WordPress Website with a 5-Step Checklist

Do you enjoy waiting for a website to load? Neither do your visitors.

“Gosh, it’s great how this page took 6 seconds to load!” –Nobody

Speed optimization is one of the most overlooked aspects of building & maintaining a website. And it affects everything: If your website is slow, you’ll get lower search engine rankings, it will be harder for you to convert visitors to customers, your existing customers will have lower satisfaction rates, and there’s a slight chance that you’ll get shot because you have a slow website.

Thus, having a faster website is (obviously) better for you and everyone who spends their precious time in your website. And in this article, I’m going to show you how to speed up your WordPress website. (Article by Barış Ünver from Optimocha.)

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10 SEO Tips for WordPress Beginners & New Site Owners

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WordPress SEO is an important topic, but it’s often difficult for beginners to navigate. Most small business owners are passionate and excel at the services they provide. They’re not SEO experts, and they just don’t have the time to focus on a comprehensive SEO strategy.

That’s why I’ve compiled this list of 10 SEO tips & strategies for WordPress beginners. This article is perfect for:

Small business owners managing their website themselves
Anyone brand new to SEO
Entry-level marketers just starting out

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What’s the Difference Between Lossy and Lossless Image Compression?

Lossless vs lossy

Chances are, if you’re reading this, you know enough about image compression to know it’s worth researching, but not enough to answer the big question every beginner has: what’s the difference between lossy and lossless image compression? Well, to put your mind at ease, here’s the short answer:

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How to create Social Media Images for interior designing business

People hire interior designers either on recommendations or after seeing the work of the designer themselves. Social Media makes both the processes easy by letting you showcase your work and get word-of-mouth praise from your past and present customers. So it is imperative for interior design businesses to build a good image on Social Media.

Do you know how to create Social Media images that support your interior designing business? Before jumping to the answer it is important to tackle another very important question.

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The Complete Guide to Image Compression: How to Reduce Image Sizes for Faster Sites

Smooth. Sleek. Efficient. It’s a great feeling to trim the fat, whether you’re outlining your work schedule or simply cleaning your home. But when it comes to your site, removing excess isn’t just for your benefit, it’s best for your visitors and customers as well. Digital image compression, and data compression in general, makes your site run faster with less data to load. That means trimming the fat is better for business.

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We now know website speed directly affects both the site’s quality and the user experience (UX), but did you know the Google algorithm also factors in speed when ranking search page results? The significance of site speed only increases as modern users come to expect faster and faster sites, but luckily tech breakthroughs are keeping pace to meet those expectations, namely image compression.

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A Short guide to ShortPixel image optimization service and tools

guide shortpixelShortPixel is a friendly and fun way to compress your images, but we want to make it even more easier for you. That’s why we wrote this short guide so you could start optimizing right away.

You need just an API key, and one of our image optimization tools: the WP plugin, the API tools or the online image compressor.

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