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How To Reduce CPU Usage In WordPress

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I had serious issues with CPU overages on my WordPress site. All this means is we need to reduce the amount of resources consumed by high CPU plugins, images, wp-cron, databases, external requests (usually generated by plugins), comment spam, and prevent spammy bots from crawling your website using the Blackhole For Bad Bots plugin. We will also utilize Cloudflare’s CDN, remove bloat from the...

Yoast SEO Premium Review

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As a full-time WordPress SEO blogger, it’s my duty to have Yoast SEO Premium. But to be honest, I wouldn’t have Yoast premium it if I didn’t do WordPress SEO for a living. Yoast’s SEO analysis becomes useless when targeting multiple focus keywords, there are plenty of free redirect plugins out there, and I don’t need the content insights feature telling me what words I use most on a page...

StudioPress Review

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If you’re looking for a WordPress theme that looks awesome and is actually SEO-Friendly, you should probably check out StudioPress. All StudioPress themes are mobile responsive and have clean, lightweight code that make your website fast, secure, and run smoothly. They’re trusted by over 200,000 WordPress users including Yoast, Matt Cutts from Google, plus the founder of WordPress – Matt...

35 WordPress Plugins That Slow Down Your Website

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Avoid these 35 WordPress plugins and your site will load faster. Many of you remember using P3 Profiler to run scans that detect slow plugins. But it hasn’t been updated for several years – so I created this list which also includes talks about finding slow plugins in GTmetrix, alternative lightweight plugins, and disabling unused plugin settings. There are certain plugin...

The Ideal Autoptimize Settings

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Autoptimize isn’t the best cache plugin (WP Rocket and Swift Performance are #1 in most Facebook polls taken by the WordPress Speed Up Facebook Group with 10,000+ members). In fact, Autoptimize doesn’t even do caching. So why use it? Because some hosts like Godaddy and WP Engine blacklist most cache plugins (since they have their own built-in caching system), but they don’t do...

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