You measure the site loading time and get recommendations for speeding up using the PageSpeed Insights tool. We will look at 3 simple steps that are going to reduce the load time of your WordPress site.
The picture below from the source shows the difference between async, defeat and none modes very well. I recommend activating async. If there are problems with the site, then activate defer.
Plugin capabilities are:
Data compression allows you to reduce the size of the transmitted data by more than 2 times. The option is enabled on the server side. Installation process depends on server you using. It can be Apache or Nginx.
Go to the directory with the installed WordPress distribution on the hosting, add the following to the .htaccess file:
The following must be added to the nginx.conf file:
No access to WordPress files
In this case, you need to ask the hosting provider to enable GZIP data compression for WordPress.
Check data compression enabled
Now, we can verify that compression is enabled by using this tool: https://www.giftofspeed.com/gzip-test.
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