Using your images on your WordPress blog can be a great tool to help convey a message and enhance overall reader experience of your site. But images can actually hurt your site if they’re not optimized for the web, degrading the quality of your site leading to penalties from search engines.
This is a bit more of an advanced topic compared to some of my prior posts but let’s talk about how fast your site loads. Site speed is something you will need to pay attention to especially as your WordPress site grows. A slow site can lead to many problems that will directly hurt your online strategy including:
The other day, I was introduced to a plugin that GoDaddy (Yes, GoDaddy) was developing to measure the performance of WordPress plugins activated on your site.