Search Results for ‘performance

  • Matthew Boynes: High-Performance Database Queries in WordPress

    Matthew Boynes: High-Performance Database Queries in WordPress

    WordCamp Portland ME 2018Speaker: Matthew Boynes

    February 1, 2019 — What makes a database query fast or slow? Are WP_Query’s taxonomy queries fast? What about meta queries? In this talk, we’ll dig into the WordPress database schema, talk about what factors influence query performance, and learn how to sniff out potential performance problems before they ever give you a headache. Next, we’ll discuss strategies for refactoring queries to be as performant as possible, caching strategies, and more.

  • Rick Viscomi: Demystifying Web Performance Tools (Workshop)

    Rick Viscomi: Demystifying Web Performance Tools (Workshop)

    WordCamp NYC 2018Speaker: Rick Viscomi

    January 28, 2019 — There are many tools that help us understand and improve the state of web performance on our WordPress sites. But it’s not always obvious which tool is right for the job and how to use it. When would I use “field” data from real users? What is my “lab” testing tool trying to tell me? In this workshop, we will examine the landscape of tools at our disposal: WebPageTest, HTTP Archive, Google Analytics, and the Chrome User Experience Report. We will use these tools and real world examples to better understand how slow a website is, what is causing it, and how to fix it.

  • Chris Gladney: Improving Site Performance through Responsive Images

    Chris Gladney: Improving Site Performance through Responsive Images

    WordCamp Boston 2018Speaker: Chris Gladney

    January 10, 2019 — Images typically account for the greatest number of bytes downloaded when viewing a web page. Because of this, images are an area in which there’s huge opportunity to lower the size of a page, decrease load time, and increase performance. In this session, we’ll touch briefly on the basics of how to use the appropriate file types for images on a site. From there, we’ll dig a bit deeper and discuss methods to implement responsive images, browser-specific image formats like WebP, and how to optimizing responsive images further via lazy loading. Finally, we’ll go over building out a workflow for automating image optimization via WordPress’ built-in add_image_size function and task-automation tools like Gulp and Grunt.

  • Mike Rynart: A deep dive into WordPress performance

    Mike Rynart: A deep dive into WordPress performance

    WordCamp Sofia 2018Speaker: Mike Rynart

    November 30, 2018 — A deep dive into WordPress performance enhancements with a resounding impact on organic traffic, content engagement, and conversions. User are expecting more and more from the web experiences that they interact with, and want their sites to load instantly. The key to a good user experience is quickly delivering the content your visitors care about the most.
    In this talk, I’ll give you a whirlwind tour of tips and tricks how to speed up your website.
    – Why speed matters.
    – How you can measure it – Tools and guidance.
    – Ways to improve your website performance.

    Whether you’re new to WordPress and curious how to make your website faster, or you’re an advanced professional looking to speed up your clients’ sites, this session is for you.

  • Mike Rynart: Deep Dive into WordPress Performance

    Mike Rynart: Deep Dive into WordPress Performance

    WordCamp Tokyo 2018Speaker: Mike Rynart

    October 4, 2018 — A deep dive into WordPress performance enhancements with a resounding impact on organic traffic, content engagement, and conversions. Users are expecting more and more from the web experiences that they interact with, and want their sites to load instantly. The key to a good user experience is quickly delivering the content your visitors care about the most.

    In this talk, I’ll give you a whirlwind tour of tips and tricks on how to speed up your website.

    – Why speed matters.
    – How you can measure it – Tools and guidance.
    – Ways to improve your website performance.

    Whether you’re new to WordPress and curious how to make your website faster, or you’re an advanced professional looking to speed up your clients’ sites, this session is for you.

    WordPress パフォーマンスを理解する 〜理論と実践〜

    近年、ユーザーの速度に対する期待値は高まっています。このセッションでは、オーガニックトラフィック、コンテンツへのエンゲージメント、コンバージョンに対してしっかり好影響を与えられる、WordPress パフォーマンス改善について実践的な手法をご紹介します。

    – どうして速度が大事なのか。
    – どのように計測するのか、そのツールと指標。
    – サイトのパフォーマンスを改善する方法

    などについてお話する予定です。

    WordPress を始めたばかりで、サイトを速くするにはどうしたらいいか気になっている方も、プロとしてクライアントのサイトのスピードアップについてより深く学びたい方も、ぜひ聞きに来てください。

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  • Haroon Quyyum Raja: The what, why and how of WordPress performance

    Haroon Quyyum Raja: The what, why and how of WordPress performance

    WordCamp Karachi 2018Speaker: Haroon Quyyum Raja

    August 22, 2018 — This talk is about what and how one can enhance WordPress performance and why one should boost up the speed of WordPress.

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  • Steve Mortiboy: Optimizing Images in WordPress to Improve Performance and SEO

    Steve Mortiboy: Optimizing Images in WordPress to Improve Performance and SEO

    WordCamp Raleigh 2018Speaker: Steve Mortiboy

    June 11, 2018 — This session is aimed at beginners who want to understand how to leverage images to improve their website. We’ll take a hands-on look at things you should do when adding images and common mistakes to avoid that could negatively impact your site, especially with search engines.

  • Mike Rynart: How to improve your website performance

    Mike Rynart: How to improve your website performance

    WordCamp Rotterdam 2018Speaker: Mike Rynart

    April 19, 2018 — Tips and techniques that can dramatically increase your site performance:
    – Why speed matters.
    – How you can measure it – Tools to measure your page speed.
    – Ways to improve it – Best practices for optimization.
    – I’ll also discuss Google’s Mobile Page Speed Update 2018 and if you should AMP-lify your web site.

  • Otto Kekäläinen: Improving WordPress Performance with XDebug and PHP Profiling

    Otto Kekäläinen: Improving WordPress Performance with XDebug and PHP Profiling

    WordCamp Europe 2017Speaker: Otto Kekäläinen

    March 28, 2018 — XDebug is a tool for developers to gain insight into how PHP is executed. Using it for profiling is a very effective, fast and precise method to find bottlenecks in your WordPress site. In this talk I explain how to use it with Webgrind, how to find potential optimization targets, show examples of real cases when XDebug helped fix a performance problem and also explain what XDebug is not suitable for and what can be used instead. If you are not a developer, you’ll learn what XDebug is capable of and when to ask a developer to use it.

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  • Carl Alexander: How to Troubleshoot WordPress Performance Issues

    Carl Alexander: How to Troubleshoot WordPress Performance Issues

    WordCamp Halifax 2017Speaker: Carl Alexander

    February 3, 2018 — This is what this talk will help you with. We’ll look at the tools that you can use to solve this tricky issue. But we won’t stop there either We’ll also go over how to interpret what these tools are telling you. Because that’s how you’ll get to the root of the issue so that you can fix it.