New commonWP Plugin Enables WordPress Sites to Use the Free jsDelivr CDN

Milan Dinić, a WordPress developer based in Serbia, has released his commonWP plugin that enables WordPress sites to use the free, public jsDelivr CDN. Last year jsDelivr was revamped to allow any file from GitHub and npm to be served by the CDN. WordPress’ mirror on GitHub made it possible for Dinić to create a Read more about New commonWP Plugin Enables WordPress Sites to Use the Free jsDelivr CDN[…]

Make Your WordPress Site FLY with Hummingbird

Today we’re excited to introduce you to Hummingbird, our brand new performance and optimization plugin… The hero you didn’t know your website needed. Lightweight and high-powered, Hummingbird caches, minifies, combines, defers script loading, compresses, and makes your site a lean, mean speed machine. It packs a punch, making optimizations in line with Google PageSpeed Insights Read more about Make Your WordPress Site FLY with Hummingbird[…]

WP Asset Clean Up Plugin Removes Unused Styles and Scripts

photo credit: SergioMonsalve – cc In 2010 Google patented its methods for using resource load times in ranking search results. The published patent describes how Google factors in page speed when presenting results: A search result for a resource having a short load time relative to resources having longer load times can be promoted in Read more about WP Asset Clean Up Plugin Removes Unused Styles and Scripts[…]

How Many WordPress Plugins Is Too Many Plugins…?

The record for the most number of plugins installed on a WPMU DEV member’s WordPress site is 637. I kid you not. And the guy’s site seemed to work just fine, strangely enough. Are you addicted to plugins? Do you enjoy the thrill of the hunt, finding the right plugin to solve a particular problem Read more about How Many WordPress Plugins Is Too Many Plugins…?[…]