‘Performance’ Videos

  • Doug Cone: 10 steps to a faster site

    Doug Cone: 10 steps to a faster site

    WordCamp Europe 2020Speaker: Doug Cone

    June 21, 2020 — Performance matters. Doug’s talk will take a look at some tools and techniques that will boost your site’s speed. There are three main places where speed can be impacted when delivering a site to an end user, and we can have differing levels of impact on each of those places.
    The first is the end user’s hardware and browser. The second is the infrastructure used to serve the site, and the third is the code for the site.

  • Hristo Pandjarov: WordPress performance trends 2020

    Hristo Pandjarov: WordPress performance trends 2020

    WordCamp Europe 2020Speaker: Hristo Pandjarov

    June 19, 2020 — Hristo gave his first talk about WordPress speed optimisations back in 2013 in London. Since then, a lot has changed – people have started caring more and spending more time optimising their websites.
    In this talk, Hristo will go through the different parts of the WordPress loading process and share the latest must-use technologies in 2020 that will give you the best possible site performance. He will explore improvements that have been made within WordPress and how web services have evolved to allow us to achieve previously unimaginable results. Hristo will cover the latest caching mechanisms, improvements in PHP, new imaging formats, scripts, CSS optimisation and more.

  • Zack Tollman: Defining Fast - The Hardest Problem in Performance Engineering

    Zack Tollman: Defining Fast – The Hardest Problem in Performance Engineering

    WordCamp Publishers: Columbus 2019Speaker: Zack Tollman

    June 5, 2020 — We all want fast sites, but what is fast? What is performant? We may know it when we see; yet quantifying and communicating about web performance effectively is still a challenge.

    In this talk, we discussed our ever-evolving set of standards for what comprises a fast site. With special attention to the problems that ads and analytics present for publishers, we also discussed how antiquated notions of web performance are a ripe environment for abuses by 3rd party code.

    Finally, we reviewed techniques for improving performance monitoring as a tool for institutional change.

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  • Matt Kopala: Stop Guessing - Diagnosing & Fixing WordPress Performance

    Matt Kopala: Stop Guessing – Diagnosing & Fixing WordPress Performance

    WordCamp Santa Clarita 2020Speaker: Matt Kopala

    May 30, 2020 — Speed matters. People are impatient. If your website or a client’s website doesn’t load quickly – within just a couple of seconds – many visitors will abandon it completely. A slow site means lost time & revenue. But figuring out how to speed up a slow site can be HARD. Everyone’s got a suggestion and an idea for how to fix your performance issues, but most are just guesses, and not based on real data. STOP GUESSING. If you have a performance issue, or just want a faster site, you need to KNOW exactly what is slowing things down, and how to fix it. This talk will show you how.

  • Kayleigh Thorpe: How.... to.... fi..x... slo..w.... s..ites...

    Kayleigh Thorpe: How…. to…. fi..x… slo..w…. s..ites…

    WordCamp Glasgow 2020Speaker: Kayleigh Thorpe

    April 22, 2020 — A talk about why WordPress websites might be running slower than we’d like them to, how to pinpoint what is slowing the site down, and things we can all do to speed our sites up.

  • Alexis Arnal y Pedro Urbina: Optimiza la velocidad de tu web

    Alexis Arnal y Pedro Urbina: Optimiza la velocidad de tu web

    WordPress Meetup Guarenas-GuatireSpeakers: Alexis Arnal, Pedro Urbina

    April 19, 2020 — Alexis Arnal y Pedro Urbina nos enseñan a acelerar la velocidad de nuestros sitios web aplicando buenas prácticas de optimización.

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  • Christian Kaiser: Ladegeschwindigkeit verbessern zur Freude von Leser und Google-Ranking

    Christian Kaiser: Ladegeschwindigkeit verbessern zur Freude von Leser und Google-Ranking

    WordCamp Vienna 2020Speaker: Christian Kaiser

    April 18, 2020 — WordPress ist vor allem durch die einfache Installation und den modularen Aufbau zum beliebtesten CMS weltweit geworden. Aber: WordPress bietet in seinen Voreinstellungen kaum Möglichkeiten, seine langsamen Ladezeiten zu beschleunigen.
    Mit den richtigen Plugins, passenden Servereinstellungen und Wissen um Dateiformate und Dateigrößen jedoch wird die Performance in wenigen Schritten um Wesentliches gesteigert.
    Wichtig ist dabei, die richtigen Schlüsse aus den Messdaten von PageSpeed, GTmetrix oder dem Pingdom-Speedtest zu ziehen.

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  • Igor Redaelli: Performance, 8 trucchi per velocizzare il tuo sito web

    Igor Redaelli: Performance, 8 trucchi per velocizzare il tuo sito web

    WordCamp Milano 2019Speaker: Igor Redaelli

    December 21, 2019 — WordPress Performance e Optimization: 8 trucchi per velocizzare il tuo sito web e renderlo accessibile in meno di 1 secondo. La discussione prevederà l’argomentazione dei seguenti punti: – Il protocollo QUIC – Performance test – Caching systems – PHP version e Database MySQL – Immagini SVG – CDN e DNS – HTTP requests – Lazy Loading.

  • Luca Magnani: Consigli pratici per migliorare la velocità di un sito WordPress

    Luca Magnani: Consigli pratici per migliorare la velocità di un sito WordPress

    WordCamp Verona 2019Speaker: Luca Magnani

    December 10, 2019 — Ricordando l’importanza della velocità per un sito web, saranno spiegati alcuni dei fattori che solitamente rallentano un sito web.
    In seguito saranno dati dei “pratici consigli” per applicare le
    modifiche necessarie per migliorare sensibilmente la velocità di un sito WordPress.

  • Vineet Talwar: Speed Rocket your WordPress website

    Vineet Talwar: Speed Rocket your WordPress website

    WordCamp Stuttgart 2019Speaker: Vineet Talwar

    November 10, 2019 — One of the major reasons behind online driven frustration is because of a slow website. One would not want to visit such a website the second time. Right?
    What if this is the case with your website? Won’t those low numbers on analytics dull your day? Are you not concerned about how and when did you website fail? If a website doesn’t load quickly, the user would probably leave it immediately. And, a dissatisfied user is worse than not having users at all!

    This talk mainly deals with how one can speed up their WordPress website and make it faster for users, thus improving their conversions. This talk begins with educating about website hosting, latency and DNS. Then, shall be discussing about how you can optimize the performance of your WordPress website, having solutions for all sort of users, from beginner to advanced users, and for different hosting scenario. Further, discussion will be about different performance optimization strategies like cutting down your queries, tweaking the code base, caching mechanism, use of cloud services, scaling up and so on. All this together shall help a newbie or even someone who has their website slow and frustrating for users, faster and better optimized. Thus, saving their day.