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July 3rd in Wordpress Plugins by .

We all would love our sites to run faster to better serve our visitors. Let’s not forget that Google and other top search engines don’t look kindly upon websites that are too slow. Plugins such as Hummingbird can help. It comes with caching tools and compression to load your site assets faster. The plugin scans your sites and finds files that may be slowing it down.

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September 13th in Wordpress Plugins by .

When you get started with your own WordPress website, chances are you do not have that many visitors from the get go. You may not even have enough content for your visitors to put enough load on your database and server. Your WordPress website will start performing worse when you get a ton of traffic or don’t have enough hosting resources. It’s easy to throw money at this problem. But before you do that, you want make sure you have installed a couple of cache plugins to help you manage your website’s load. Top WordPress cache plugins can improve your website’s performance and reduce the load on your server and database.

While there are plenty of cache plugins around, here are 10 plugins that stand out:

W3 Total Cache: one of the most powerful cache plugins around. It has done wonders for our network. Increases performance, reduces load, and can save you some bandwidth too. It is compatible with shared hosting, virtual private / dedicated servers and clusters.

HyperCache: a legendary WordPress cache that yields amazing results for those of you who have your websites running a budget hosting plan. Depending on your environment, it can even perform better than the first item in this list.

WP Super Cache: the plugin most WordPress webmasters graduate to from WP Cache. It’s much more effective and works great if you combine it with some other plugins in this list.

Plugin Output Cache: works with other plugins to cache portions of their output for efficiency. Very useful if you use popular or random posts plugins on your website.

Quick Cache: Quick Cache caches every page, post, category, and link on your website and reduce load on your server when those elements are requested. A nice alternative to WP Super Cache, especially if your web host is not too WP Super-Cache friendly.

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