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Cache Content 20% - wolfgangcs - 04-30-2013 10:04 AM

So much red!
What is the next step?
http://www.webpagetest.org/result/130429_39_1109/

Is the problem wordpress or images?


RE: Cache Content 20% - pmeenan - 05-03-2013 12:59 AM

Fix the first byte time first - nothing else can happen until the browser gets the page. The problem is likely a combination of wordpress, your plugins and your hosting provider. Back-end caching plugins can help ease the pain (W3TC, supercache, etc) but ultimately it's probably your hosting provider is over provisioned.


RE: Cache Content 20% - wolfgangcs - 05-03-2013 07:15 AM

Using Hostmonster. Do you recommend another? I like HM because speak english for the most part and don't mind getting their hands a little dirty with what I need. I'm up for recommendations!

I have WP Super Cache and WP Minify. They have done some wonders from my own experience.

What should I be expecting from a host?

Thanks!


RE: Cache Content 20% - pmeenan - 05-03-2013 07:27 AM

In general you should expect that the low-cost shared hosting providers will be slow. It's pretty much how they operate profitably. I believe WP Engine has a low cost option and they specialize in wordpress hosting and are very performance focused.

You can also have HM take a look and see if there is something specific about the server you are on or database you are connected to that needs tuning.


RE: Cache Content 20% - 5vlast - 05-12-2013 08:12 PM

Dear wolfgangcs,
Since your website has real heavy loading and you are using word press i suggest that you use some w3 cache and use rdn plugin plugin and host the images in anther host such as google code