Tips on Optimizing Performance for Self-Installed WordPress

Michael Biven, CTO of Laughing Squid, wrote a great post highlighting how to optimize your self-installed WordPress setup:

Taking responsibility of your WordPress site by keeping it up to date to the latest version and managing it’s load on the server hosting it is just as important as the content you’re writing for it. Security updates, performance improvements and other bug fixes will help keep your site running smoothly, but there are a few other steps you can take to improve it’s performance.

Scott Beale confirms that these optimizations have had a big impact on the Laughing Squid Blog:

We use almost all of these recommendations on Laughing Squid , which has helped to keep server loads low and things running smoothly when it comes to front page Diggs and ongoing high traffic from sources like Google search and StumbleUpon.

Read the full post on Michael’s blog: Optimizing performance for WordPress