Maximizing loading blog is part of considerable optimization practices contribute. The practitioners of SEO sufficiently prioritize blog’s load time because they realize slow loading blog will bring some negative impact on their blog.
Slow loading blog will not only cause a bad user experience (bad experiences readers), but these conditions are also bad for SEO implementation. As mentioned by Matt Cutts, one of optimization techniques that should not be ruled out is the blog loading speed optimization.
There are a number of factors that cause the blog to be slow loading. Start the server quality, template, too many widgets, etc. And here are some ways to increase the speed of your blog that can be implemented on your blog.
Monitor Your Blog Load Speed
you need to test the loading speed of your blog page and monitor them on an ongoing basis so that you will know what problems arise. Google offers two useful tools for doing this via Google Web Developer website.
Use Google PageSpeed Insights to get a PageSpeed Score and tips for optimizing the speed of your blog. Use Google Speed Tracer to get a more detailed report that contains data about the performance of your blog.
Use Server Speed Good
Speed is determined by the server of your blog. If you use a blogging platform WordPress.org where you use a third-party hosting, then consult with your blog hosting provider to get the best servers and also so do check whether your blog bandwidth shortage.
Use Caching Plugin
For WordPress self-hosted platform users, you can use a free plugin W3 Total Cache or WP Super Cache to optimize your blog page loading speed. Using caching plugins, web host you do not have to take some elements from the server each time the page is displayed. The host can store elements in the cache and called from there to speed up page load.
Set the Image Size
image content in a size too large can cause the blog page load time becomes very slow. Before you upload the image files, should you reduce the size of the image to not interfere your blog load.
To reduce the size of the image, you can use a photo editor application, such as Photoshop or use the online tool. Some online photo editor that you can use them is Smushit, Paint.net, Fotor, ShrinkPictures.com, Gimp.org, and PicMonkey.