Topic: Optimizing WordPress for Speed & Performance
Topic Description: The most common complain we hear from a WordPress user is “My WordPress site is slow!”. And really, who doesn’t want their site fast ? if it’s already fast, we want it faster.
Fast loading pages not only improve user experience, increase your page views, but also helps with your WordPress SEO, yes google loves fast sites. Every millisecond literally makes a difference.
In my talk I would be discussing how to optimize your WordPress site, that would include some tips for basic server-side optimisation, best practices to follow that would make a site fast, optimizing images and files, tools to measure and optimize site’s speed, and avoiding bad practices that make a site slow, etc.
Bio: Siddharth Ashok is currently working with Indian-Swedish Web agency WebbDesinger (http://www.webbdesigner.se/) aka Next Big Thing, as Front-End and WordPress developer.
He have been using WordPress for almost a decade and have followed its journey from being just a blogging platform to CMS. Operating from Goa, India, he work with several Scandinavian clients developing custom themes and plugins.
Find him on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/siddharthashok/ and Twitter: https://twitter.com/siddharthashok
Intended Audience: Beginner/Advanced Developers