Speed Up WordPress – How I Went From 1.52s to 294ms
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Speed Up WordPress – How I Went From 1.52s to 294ms


Ever since I joined the team over at KeyCDN, I have become obsessed with web performance. Part of my job as an inbound marketer is to write about ways to improve the speed of your site. I thought I would share some of my WordPress tips with you on how I improved this site.

So I will be honest, I got a little lazy this last year on performance. My site slowly climbed over a second and a half load time and I was not happy. So I decided to deconstruct everything piece by piece, HTTP request by HTTP request. And here is what I did. Feel free to copy away. You can see my final speed comparison results at the bottom of this post.