There are plenty of WordPress speed optimization articles online, but most of them recommend installing various plugins. Installing more plugins might, unfortunately, make things worse as the plugins themselves slow down WordPress. The plugins might also require learning about a lot of options and settings, and the plugins need to be updated and maintained.
Luckily a lot can also be done from the command-line (e.g. over an SSH connection). Working in an SSH session has many benefits: it is fast to execute, the results stay visible in the terminal screen for easy review of what happened, and the commands can be
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