Simple Ways to Increase Your Blog Loading Speed
Let me shoot out a question before I start with the topic. Will you stay on a webpage if it loads more than a minute? I am sure most of you will close the page and move to another rather than waiting for it to get loaded. This type of visitors loss can really affect the blog in many ways.
Google has announced that the Page Rank for a particular webpage depends on the loading speed as well. So it is highly important for you to optimize your blog.
Here are 5 simple ways to do that,
Use slash at the end of your URL:
This is the most important thing you must do. Add a backslash at the end of all your URLs. The trailing slash will inform the server that the URL is already in the directory and no need to load the page separately.
Use cache plug-ins:
If you are using a WordPress platform then there are a few cache plug-ins which can help you to optimize the loading speed of the blog.
Always have the habit to optimize an image when you upload it on the server as it can help a lot in increasing the loading speed of the blog. There are many free online image optimizer which can do the job.
Cascading Style Sheets can also affect your Blog. There are few online CSS optimizer which helps you to optimize the CSS used.
These are the 5 simple ways which can help you to decrease your bounce rate as well.