How to get the best Google PageSpeed Insights scores for your website

This weekend I gave a presentation at the yearly Dutch WordPress conference, WordCamp Netherlands 2016, about…

How to get the best Google PageSpeed Insights scores for your website.

 

You can find the slides of the presentation here.

And the video recording here.

 

The generic PageSpeed Insights tool is:

https://testmysite.thinkwithgoogle.com

And the detailed version (best to use) is:

https://developers.google.com/speed/pagespeed/insights

 

The main things you can do to improve your Google PageSpeed Insights score are:

1. Choose a fast web host
2. Choose a good theme
3. Be careful with plugins
4. Use a good caching plugin
5. Optimize all images
6. Optimize javascript and css
7. Lazy load fonts
8. Enable gzip and browser caching

October 14, 2016
Robert Heessels
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