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7 Tips to Optimize Your WordPress blog [Useful Guide]


Dear Friends

Hereby, In this article, I am going to share the 7 best tips to optimize the On-Page Performance of your website. Since more than 35% of the total websites are powered by Wordpress today, I have written this article, assuming a website powered by WordPress.

These 7 tips will definitely improve the performance of your WordPress site. So, What are we waiting for? Let's start discussing them below.

1. Use of Proper heading Tags

Make sure your blog post includes the proper use of Heading Tags in it. The Heading tags are represented by the character 'H' like H1, H2, H3, and so on.

Ideally, in a WordPress blog, the title of the blog post is represented by the H1 tags. Hence, you can start your article with H2 tags followed by H3, and so on.

For better performance, ensure you follow the heading tags in a particular hierarchy. In simple words, you can't use the H4 directly after H1 tags.

2. Optimize Images

No matter, how small your images are? Before uploading the same on your site, please optimize it for the file size. You should try to reduce the file size (without losing its quality) to the extent it is possible.

Further, you should enable the lazy load of images on your site. This will improve the performance of your site drastically.

3. Loading Speed of your Website

Do you know?  People will leave your website if it takes more than 4 seconds to load.

In such a case, it is very important to newbielink: [nonactive], particularly on mobile phones.

**Below are a few tips to improve the loading of your website.**
a) Optimize the size of all images
b) Add your website to Cloudflare
c) Enable Page Rule in Cloudflare
d)Enable Cache on your site
e) Delete unused plugins from your site
f) Disable un-required features on your site like Emoji, embed scripts, etc.

4. Changes to WordPress Blog

If you are using WordPress then you should immediately make the following changes to your site.

a) Change Default theme of WordPress
b) Disable Emoji
c) Install Security Plugin
d) Delete default Wordpress plugins
e) Change default permalink structure

5. Inter Linking Internal Page

The interlinking internal page is the best way to increase engagement and improve your search engine ranking without creating any backlinks for your site.

Yes, interlinking of Internal pages, if done properly then it will improve the performance of your website.

6.Integrate Social Media Sharing

Enable Social Media sharing options on your site. This will allow your users to share your content easily on various social networking sites.

Please note, I strongly suggest instead of all enabling all the social networking sites, I suggest enable only one or two or max to 3 social buttons on your site. Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest are enough for any website.

7. Keep it Simple

Last but not least the other important element for improving the performance of WordPress blog is to 'Keep it Simple'.

Keep your blog as simple as possible. It is not compulsory to enable all the available features in your blog. Further, there is no need of using high-resolution images everywhere like Header, Footer, etc.

Instead, keep it simple and reduce the number of elements on your site.

Above all are the various tips to improve the performance of your WordPress blog. Trust me, if you take care of above 7 points on your site then no one can stop your blog from being successful.

At last, if you have any question then feel free to ask or contact me. I will be happy to help you.

Choose the Right Hosting Plan. ...
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