WordPress Performance opcode cache

If you are running WordPress on a VPS or dedicated server, a quick way to optimize performance is to install a php opcode cache. To understand why, you need to first understand how php processes a request. A php request goes through the following steps: Read Parse Compile Execute Output For every WordPress page requested, …

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Optimize WordPress for Page Speed YSlow and Zoompf

Here are some optimization techniques to optimize your WordPress site for Google Page Speed 1.10.2, Yahoo YSlow 2.1.0, and Zoompf. I installed a completely new WordPress 3.1 site with no plugins and using the default Twenty Ten theme. Here are the relevant scores on a fresh install: Test Score Page Speed 87 YSlow 93 Zoompf …

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