Display Images Only When You Need Them (Faster Site With Lazy Load. 50 Tests)

I've written this article to show you a practical effectiveness of lazy load optimization using a free WordPress plugin. It allows to significantly cut the page loading time (make your website faster). I've run 50 manual tests to get reliable test data.I also focused on Render Start time and Visual Complete time in my research. These are important metrics for a neat user experience that you'll … [Read more...]

How to Avoid Plugins or WordPress Update Breaking Your Site

This is a simple but very useful tutorial. I'll show you how you can avoid the situations when installing new plugins or updating your plugins or updating WordPress version breaks your site. This method works perfectly for huge websites too. It's easy and free.It's the best free way I know so far if your hosting does not offer staging environment for you.  IntroAlthough … [Read more...]

Slow Redirect Plugin Or How To Make Affiliate Links Faster (Tutorial)

In this tutorial I'll show you how to make your affiliate links work much faster. It's extremely useful if you use a redirect plugin or an affiliate link management plugin which started to work very slowly for you (this was exactly my case). IntroOne day I found out that my affiliate links started working very slowly. Visitors clicked my affiliate links, and it took tens of … [Read more...]

The Best WordPress Caching Plugins Speed Test: W3 Total Cache, WP Super Cache vs Sucuri Firewall (Cloud WAF)

I've run 32,224 tests during one month to find out which caching plugin makes your website faster. I tested W3 Total Cache and WP Super Cache plugins. They are the two best well-known free caching plugins that WordPress users highly recommend using to make your website faster.And also I compared them to the caching solution that I currently use – Sucuri Cloud WAF (website application … [Read more...]

How To Make A Responsive Image With Clickable Areas For Free

This is a tutorial (including video) how to make a responsive image with clickable areas (i.e. responsive interactive images) for free in WordPress. This will allow you to get an image with multiple areas on it which can be clicked with their own URLs. And when this image is automatically scaled (e.g. when displaying on different mobile devices) the clickable areas scale appropriately.Every … [Read more...]

Best Opt-in Plugin: Why I Use ThriveLeads

 Blog without subscribers is like friendship without old friends. If you are looking for the best opt-in plugin for your needs and budget, or just want to see the advanced features that an opt-in plugin may have, then you will find my review very useful.Below I will show you the details that I've discovered about very powerful but still underused by bloggers opt-in and lead-generation … [Read more...]

How to clone website for testing: the easiest way for free

IntroIn this tutorial I’ll show you how you can clone your website for testing purposes very easily and for free.You don’t always want to make changes on your live site until you make sure it doesn’t break anything. For example, you need to install a new plugin or theme. But you will want to check it out if it works and how it looks like before applying the changes on your live site. … [Read more...]

Best WordPress Backup Service: CodeGuard, BackupBuddy, VaultPress or BlogVault?

I've made this Best WordPress Backup Service Comparison analyzing very popular products on the market – CodeGuard, BackupBuddy, VaultPress, BlogVault, as well as I compared them generally with other free and paid backup plugins.I've looked deeper in the subject than most website backup reviews on the web to give you more useful information and show you not only advantages of each product, but … [Read more...]

Backup WordPress To Google Drive: Automatic, Free And Easy Cake With UpdraftPlus plugin

Want to know how to backup WordPress to Google Drive (or maybe to other place) to save it from evil and disaster? Free, easy and effectively? You're in the right tutorials!By the way, I personally see it as one of the best ways to backup your website to the cloud for free.This tutorial is up-to-date. I update it each time Google Drive changes its user interface.  Introduction … [Read more...]

One Best Security Plugin For WordPress or Combination of Plugins?

1. Intro Let me assume you are concerned about your website safety or have already been hacked. And you would like to know what is the best security plugin for WordPress out there. You might have heard of some of them and you don't know which one to choose to make your site protected from hackers and malicious bots.I've made a research on WordPress security plugins and solutions and would … [Read more...]

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