‘speed’ Videos

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

    Matt Kopala: Stop Guessing: Diagnosing & Fixing WordPress Performance Problems

    WordCamp Seattle 2018Speaker: Matt Kopala

    December 19, 2019 — Speed matters. People are impatient. If your website or a client’s website doesn’t load quickly – within a 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.

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

    Matt Kopala: Stop Guessing – Diagnosing & Fixing WordPress Performance

    WordCamp Vancouver 2018Speaker: Matt Kopala

    August 11, 2019 — Speed matters. People are impatient. If your website or a client’s website doesn’t load quickly – within a 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.

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  • Kathir Sid Vel: Supercharging your WordPress site’s speed

    Kathir Sid Vel: Supercharging your WordPress site’s speed

    WordCamp Edinburgh 2017Speaker: Kathir Sid Vel

    April 7, 2019 — My talk / presentation will be a exploratory walkthrough of setting up a demo WordPress site and optimising the website’s speed.

    Various optimisation techniques will be covered in the talk:
    1) Image optimisation
    2) Plugin(s) and code performance
    3) Minification and combining scripts and styles
    4) Caching – database and pages
    5) Content Delivery Networks
    6) CloudFlare – Minification, Polish, Mirage and Railgun
    7) Google PageSpeed module for Apache

    I will have set up a few different versions of the test website on a series of subdomains. Each version will contain the optimisations that I experiment. Each subdomain will be tested using Google PageSpeed and GTMetrix. Screen shots will be shown through slides. Test result links will be added to the slides.

  • Ben Cool: WordPress in RAM

    Ben Cool: WordPress in RAM

    WordCamp Ann Arbor 2015Speaker: Ben Cool

    August 24, 2018 — Multiple ways to speed up a WordPress site using RAM as well as a complete WordPress site run from your servers’ memory.

  • Siddharth Ashok: Optimizing WordPress for Speed and Performance

    Siddharth Ashok: Optimizing WordPress for Speed and Performance

    WordCamp Kathmandu 2017Speaker: Siddharth Ashok

    June 19, 2017 — Siddharth Ashok is currently working with Indian-Swedish Web agency WebbDesinger aka Next Big Thing, as Front-End and WordPress developer. He discussed how to optimize your WordPress site, that would include some tips for basic server-side optimisation, best practices to follow that would make a site fast, optimizing images and files, tools to measure and optimize site’s speed, and avoiding bad practices that make a site slow, etc.

  • Digamber Pradhan: WordPress Speed and Security

    Digamber Pradhan: WordPress Speed and Security

    WordCamp Kathmandu 2016Speaker: Digamber Pradhan

    December 1, 2016 — Digambar Pradhan is WordPress Developer and Team Lead at Web Experts Nepal. He gave a talk about the importance of speed and security to their website, as well as share general guidelines and best practices.

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  • Paul Goodchild, Juan Felipe Rincón and Stephen Kinkaid: Security and Speed Panel Discussion

    Paul Goodchild, Juan Felipe Rincón and Stephen Kinkaid: Security and Speed Panel Discussion

    WordCamp Belfast 2016Speakers: Paul Goodchild, Juan Felipe Rincón, Stephen Kinkaid

    October 27, 2016 — Panel discussion on WordPress Securityand Speed
    With our speakers Paul Goodchild (WordPress security plugin author), Juan Felipe Rincón (Google Search Quality team) and Stephen Kinkaid (Big Wet Fish).

  • Pedro Dobrescu: “Speedcraft” or Making High-Traffic Sites Fast