Did you know that plugins and scripts can slow your sites down by over 300%? We recently discovered this when we analyzed a slow loading site from our new cluster in Australia!
When you add a plugin or 3rd party script on your WordPress site, whether it be a Google Analytics tag or a Facebook Like button, it directly impacts your load time. I’ve seen a lot of people get frustrated with their WordPress load times over the years and it all (generally) is a result of loading 3rd party assets (unless they just have poor WordPress hosting).
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While others try to add more components to their hosting to make it go faster, we decided to build our hosting cloud fast from the ground up. We did so by stripping out everything we knew was deadweight.