Is Cloudflare APO Effective on AMP Pages ?

In an earlier case-study we have seen the benefits of Cloudflare APO on reducing TTFB and FCP times. The Core Web Vitals were also green, when there were no video or display ads. The initial page request is served more quickly to the client, when using the APO feature. For a free Cloudflare plan, it costs only $5/month. If you are on a slow host, this improves the page load time and optimizes the font …

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Can Cloudflare Automatic Platform Optimization (APO) Improve TTFB and FCP

Static content pages load much faster than websites containing dynamic pages and visual elements. WordPress is a CMS used by the majority of blog owners. This constitutes PHP code and database queries. When a WordPress post is served to the visitor, it has to fetch resources from the server. The final front-end version of HTML content is displayed to the visitor. This takes a lot of time in rendering the pages. But WordPress has the …

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How Does Cloudflare APO effect Core Web Vitals in PageSpeed Insights Test

The Core Web Vitals are important performance metrics from Google’s point of view. In May 2021, these are going to have an impact on search engine rankings. Search Console already provides a simple view to these metrics. PageSpeed Insights tool which relies on the LightHouse software from Google, indicates for traffic generating sites whether you have passed the Web Vitals test or not. According to this page, First Input Delay (FID), Largest Contentful Paint (LCP), …

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Does Cloudflare Automatic Platform Optimization Improve Site Speed ?

Automatic Platform Optimization (APO) is a service from Cloudflare that boosts speed and performance of the entire site. The advantage of using this product is that all your content is served from their edge servers. Visitors see speedy sites when they visit your site. Typically free versions of Cloudflare CDN will only cache static content. The initial server response time is an important performance metric for page speed web vitals. Time to first byte (TTFB) …

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Website Speed Test with and without PageSpeed Ninja and Cloudflare APO

Website load time is based on several factors. The server configuration, number of plugins, CDN used, static files, dynamic assets and many others. You can eliminate render blocking JavaScript and CSS above the fold using optimization plugins. PageSpeed Ninja is one powerful wordpress site speed optimization plugin. It has very few settings and many of them are automated. This gives the website owner not to dwell on the technicalities of optimization rules and concentrate on …

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PageSpeed Ninja and Cloudflare APO – Speed Up WordPress Website

Two things come to my mind, when I check the pagespeed of a web page. Is the site loading slow? How to Improve the WordPress site speed optimization? I’m not a developer or tech junkie who can play with the PHP code of my site. Also Read – Railgun and Auto-Minify in Cloudflare – Their Role in Web Page Load Speed (Case-Study) So for cache and minification I tried using several plugins. But most of them …

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Core Web Vitals Test WITH and WITHOUT Optimization Plugin using GTMetrix

Google has long said before that page speed is one of the important ranking signals. Load time less than 3 seconds is a good indication of a well optimized site. Each site is unique. WordPress has different resources like JS, CSS, HTML for static content. WooCommerce kind of shopping cart will produce dynamic pages. Images and Video content will add to the already congested space. Plugins will produce their own static and on-demand files. Also …

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Optimization using Hummingbird Pro – Does It Improve Page Load Speed?

Lot of plugins promise to improve page speed and caching. WPMU DEV is one service which provides membership for hosting and resources. Hummingbird Pro is one plugin which promises to remove low score problems on different load speed testing tools. But does it really help in improving the score? I’ve already reviewed the plugin for its features and settings. To test whether it meets the requirements mentioned on its feature page, we will test it …

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Optimize Images – Improve Google PageSpeed and Reduce Server Load [Case-Study]

To get faster page load times, image optimization is a key feature. Simple things like compressing the images can save a lot of CPU, RAM and bandwidth. Consider the round trip time for each image to be loaded. Automatic Image compress is one of the advantages of image optimization tools. No need of doing it manually. Select the directories and bulk smush of all your image are done . Search Engines play a major role …

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Google PageSpeed Insights – Errors in Mobile and Desktop

Google PageSpeed Insights is a powerful tool to test the speed and Core Web Vitals of your site. After May 2021, the mobile score and user experience metrics play a major role in the site search engine rankings.  The speed score of Mobile and Desktop are based on the Lab report of Lighthouse tool. Be Cautious! If you lose the SERP positions, you will also lose your revenue. Optimization score is how well your site …

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