There are two simple things you can do to have one of the fastest websites on the planet. One is to install ClickBump Theme on your site. The second is to implement the tips on the following pages.
By following the simple, quick steps outlines in this article you will do more for your page speed than any caching plugin could ever do.
As a result of recommendations made by Google PageSpeed Tool, as well as Yahoo’s ySlow extension, I’ve just implemented some htaccess changes as well as gzip compression on my clickbump.com server (which hosts all ClickBump live demo sites) and I’m noticing an even more zippy response from the server (a standard shared hosting account without CDN) across all my live demo websites, as well as this one.
On one of my Canvas Demo Sites, I’ve achieved an unheard of 99/100 pagespeed score. I’ve never seen another site register that high. Here’s a screenshot of the incredible speed score, or you can check it for yourself.
In this article, we will discuss how to configure your site in cpanel and tweak your htaccess file for maximum speed. We’ll also touch briefly on how you can optimize your images with free online tools like Yahoo’s smush.it to achieve maximum speed and boost your Google rankings.
OK, enough talk, let’s get on to it…