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    Tips to Boost the Speed of Your WordPress Website and Blogs
    Wordpress Development
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    Imagine, you’re in a meeting or doing some important work and the website takes long to load. Isn’t it annoying and embarrassing, too?While there are many factors that are responsible for a successful website including navigation, appearance, interface; one important thing worth mentioning is the page load. According to a 2009 Akamai study, nearly 47% of visitors expect a page to load in under 2 seconds, and 57% of visitors will abandon a page that takes more than 3 seconds to load. This study and many others confirm that website loading time affects sales.Google’s Take on Website SpeedThe team at Google conducted an experiment wherein they dropped their website load speed from 100 milliseconds to 600 milliseconds. With this, they saw a decline in the number of searches by 0.2% to 0.6%. These results continued over 4-6 weeks.Further the team noticed that with a 400 millisecond delay, there was a decrease of 0.44% and 0.76% in the first and second three week periods. This experiment proved that impact in the number of searches performed is huge even on the scale of Google web search.So, what should website development companies do to increase the speed of their websites and blogs? Here are 4 significant tips one must start implementing today.Compress Your WebsiteYou might be aware of file compressions and its impact. Same applies when it comes to boosting the speed of your website. When you compress any file as a ZIP file, the overall size of that file is reduced.  This makes it easier as well as faster to send it to someone.When it comes to compressing a website, Gzip works in exactly the same way. When you install Gzip, it compresses your website’s files as ZIP files automatically. This helps save bandwidth and speed up page-loading times. On visiting your website, the browser of the visitor will automatically unzip the files and display their contents.Load Ad Networks Code and Analytics AsynchronouslyAd networks’ codes and analytics tracking codes play an important role in impeding your site’s speed, particularly if the remote server is slow or down. To prevent this issue, configure all your tracking codes to employ asynchronous delivery.  This will help prevent a delay or server outage with your Ad network or analytics service.Install a Cache PluginA cache plugin is an absolute must have plugin that cache’s the mostly visited pages on your website and make them available to the next visitor immediately. The plug-in generates html files which are served without ever invoking a single line of PHP.Try using WP Super Cache or if you have experience with caching plugins try W3 Total Cache, I also like the easy to use Hyper Cache which is great for people on Shared Web Hosting. Hyper Cache is a very lightweight caching option for the average WordPress blog, offering speed without a lot of overhead. If you are looking for a more robust hosting option for WordPress then you might want to try WPEngine.Optimize the WordPress SQL DatabaseTop website development companies ensure optimizing WordPress database of their websites.  For this, visit the cPanel of your website and use phpMyAdmin for optimizing and repairing the Tables.If you’re efficient, you can also automate this process by installing a plug-in such as WP-DB Manager. Other way is to up a Cron Job, which is an automatic program that can be executed at specific times and even at specific dates.Put a Significant Limit on the Social Sharing Buttons on Your WebsiteSocial sharing buttons are a must on websites, undoubtedly. However, stuffing 100s of them is something to reconsider. Why?A majority of the social sharing buttons use JavaScript.  This can be very difficult when it comes to performance. Having social sharing buttons on websites slows down the site and reduces traffic. There are many such cases of a Facebook social media website that outage significantly effects the speed of people who installed their share buttons.As a solution to this, either limit the social sharing buttons, or configure them to load asynchronously. This would not slow down your website.

    Why WordPress is the World’s Most Popular CMS?
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    What makes Wordpress enjoy over 60% of international CMS market share? The fact that WordPress is powering 26% of the global websites makes it pretty much clear that it is the today the top choice of a majority of top CMS development companies.  It is also one of the most preferred ways to publish content.So, what are the reasons that WordPress generates more interest than any other platform?Open-Source SoftwareWordPress is an open-source Content Management System, which means that a private company cannot delete your content on its own, irrespective of reason. Hence, it is impossible for the companies to lose their content once they publish it using WordPress. This makes wordpress a reliable and secure CMS too.Being open source software, WordPress is the most viable option in terms of cost offering you complete possession over your content.Multilingual WordPressAccording to WordPress.org, it is possible to develop Wordpress websites in more than 60 languages. To put it simply, WordPress has been entirely translated into over 60 languages and currently more than 70% of WordPress websites are in English language. Wordpress has made it possible to democratise publishing a real possibility as blogs and websites can be developed in multiple languages making the platform relevant to a truly global audience.Easily CustomizableSo far, WordPress has been used as a content management system or a blogging platform. However it has also been used to create different types of websites. This has been possible because WordPress is a fully customizable platform. Also, being an Open Source software, it welcomes contributions including plugins and themes helping website development companies to develop different wordpress websites. The showcase section of WordPress.org proves the effectiveness of WordPress to be used for various purposes along being a good blogging platform.WordPress Plugins & ThemesWordpress offers a multitude of themes to help enhance the design and functionality of a WordPress website. These offer different templates. In addition, for every template, there are many plugins, which further help in customizing these templates to add more functionality. Because internet is flooded with wordpress themes and plugins, wordpress is the most preferred website development platform today for small and even top website development companies. The increasing interest in WordPress and growing repository of plugins and themes has also motivated many third-party companies to produce premium themes and plugins professionally.Social MediaThe power of social media platforms is huge. The numbers of likes and comments on your social media channel determines your brand popularity and success, particularly for large businesses.  There are over a billion active users on Facebook alone. Combining this number with the growing importance of Twitter as a promotional platform for businesses can help you realise why the ability to integrate these posts in your WordPress is important.It is very significant for businesses to offer an experience to their users to engage with authoritative long form content & share it instantly with their connections to start a conversation on a single platform. Wordpress is a platform that offers its users complete control over their content. In addition, it also understands that the real power of content is improved through connections. This is what social media platforms are meant for. Embedded social media plugins in WordPress include Twitter, Youtube, Photobucket, Flickr, Slideshare, Dailymotion, Google Maps.Conclusion        All the above discussed points make it clear that WordPress is the best and here to stay. Also, it will grow bigger in the coming years. If you stay informed and exercise basic best practices in place, you will be safe with your WordPress website and happy as well.