The speed of your website plays a crucial role in how your website ranks on search engines and on customer retention. Websites hosted at 10Web are guaranteed a PageSpeed score of 90+. If your website hosted at 10Web is measuring a PageSpeed score under 90, here are a few things you can do to speed up your websites.
Assure that all your images are optimized by enabling the image optimizer. To do this, click on the website of which you want to optimize the images, then:
- Click on Image Optimizer
- Click on Enable Now
- Choose the level of reduction
- Click on Optimize Now
Check that Auto-Optimize has been turned on. This will automatically optimize any new images that are uploaded to your website.
We recommend that when uploading images to your website, please consider the devices your website will be viewed on and upload images per specific device. This will allow for better optimization of images and ensure that your site loads at it's optimum speed.
Enable caching of your website. This will allow your website to load faster for visitors and the more visitors you have the faster your website will load. You can find the 10Web Caching in your dashboard in the Tools section.
Check your PageSpeed score to get a report of where your website performance can be improved. Use the 10Web Speed Optimizer plugin to compress and minify files, lazy load images and videos, and much more.
More Ways to Speed Up Your Website
- Deactivate plugins that are not being used
- Use the latest version of the PHP Engine
- Use a CDN