Blog loading speed plays a significant role in ranking your blog higher on search engines. If you are not ranking high on search engine then it might be possible that your blog is taking too much loading time because of which your blog’s domain authority score is getting affected. Read the below article completely and get to know how you can easily fix this issue?
Do you know that Google has now started considering website loading speed as a ranking factor? Less loading time your blog will take, more search engine friendly it will become. That’s the reason why we should pay proper attention towards improving our website loading speed.
If you are using any of the free blogging platforms like Google Blogger etc. then you have hardly noticed any downtime or decrease in your website loading speed but if you are a WordPress user then you have to worry about your blog loading speed.
In today’s post, I’ll be sharing some of the proven ways which will surely going to increase your website loading speed and will help you making your blog more search engine friendly.
Do you know that 90% of the internet users expect a website to get fully loaded within 2-3 seconds? And in such a case a delay of even a second can affect your overall blog traffic. If your blog is not getting high traffic then earning money through your blog or making it popular among your readers becomes very difficult.
So, carefully read and implement the below-mentioned ways for optimizing your blog loading speed.
1. Using Limited Plugins
Overuse of anything always harms you. Same is the case with your blog. If you are a WordPress or a blogger user then you better know that there are thousands of plugins available online for improving your blog. On one hand, where blog plugins have many advantages, there are some disadvantages too.
I have seen many newbie bloggers who install too many plugins and widgets in order to increase their website looks and design but they don’t know that overuse of such things consumes a lot of server resources which results in downtime or slowing down your blog.
For fixing this problem you can either start using limited number of plugins and widgets on your blog or use a single plugin which is capable of doing multiple tasks at a time.
2. Use a Good Hosting Network
There’s a big advantage of having self-hosting WordPress blogs that they can choose their own hosting network. You should always choose a good hosting plan for your blog according to your needs. Always avoid hosting networks with poor support or too many users using the same server at a time.
If you are running a small blog then I will recommend you to go with Bluehost or Hostgator but if you are working on big blogs or looking for some professional hosting service providers then I will highly recommend you to go with TrafficPlanetHosting i.e, TPH.
3. User-Friendly Blog Design
Selecting a good blog design is a most important thing on which you should properly focus on. If you are planning to start or already up with serious blogging then I will never suggest you go for free blog templates. Most of the free blog templates not only have lots of malicious codes but are also poorly coded which can easily harms your blog. There is also a possibility that distributor can hack your blog easily.
Therefore, you should choose your blog template very carefully. Note that your blog theme doesn’t take too much loading time, Is it properly search engine optimized or not? Is it fully secure? Is it user-friendly?
5. Limit Your Homepage Blog Posts
I will never suggest you to keep your homepage blog post setting on infinite scroll. Your blog will start consuming too much server resource for getting fully loaded. Showing 8-9 blog post on your homepage is a good option which will also increase your overall blog loading speed.
So, these were few proven ways and tips by which you can effectively decrease your blog loading time and make it more SEO friendly. Except for all the above points, you can also optimize your blog post images. Decreasing your blog post images dimensions and resizing it helps you increasing your blog posts loading speed. You can use various online tools like “tinypng” for such purpose.
That’s all with this blog post. Hope, you liked reading the above blog post. If you have any type of question or want to give your valuable feedback after reading the above post carefully then kindly let us know by leaving your comment below in the comment section… :)