Google made it official that page speed has a direct effect on ranking so here are 4 tips to speed up your WordPress site. Start off by using a good compression tool to optimize all your images – I like to use https://compressor.io/compress. If you have lots of images on your site already https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-smushit/ is quite a good option. Once done install the 3 plugins listed below to supercharge your site.
Speed up WordPress Plugins
These are 3 plugins that really work well together to speed up your site.
1. https://wordpress.org/plugins/fast-velocity-minify/ Works out of the box.
2. https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-super-cache/ There are plenty of guides online how to configure it.
3. https://wordpress.org/plugins/a3-lazy-load/ Works out of the box.
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If you host a WordPress membership site you may well be using the popular Ultimate Member plugin and chances are if you’ve updated to Version 2 you may be wondering what’s causing the ERR_TOO_MANY_REDIRECTS warning. There doesn’t seem to be a one fit suits all solution but it’s worth checking Home isn’t set as the Logout page as that can cause redirects. You can check your settings by going to Dashboard -> Ultimate Member -> Settings -> General. If you find yourself getting a 404 error try logging in via your browser’s Incognito mode.
If you’re having this problem check out this plugin WP-Clear-File-Cache which makes it easy to clear the new file cache on WordPress 4.9. Saves a lot of head scratching.