Daily Archives: April 8, 2014

How to Display Popular Posts Without a WordPress Plugin

Plugin Performance

Website Tips 4 U currently has 25 active plugins.  Whilst this can be a manageable number, it would still be nice to be able to get by with fewer plugins to reduce page loading times.

In fact I use a Performance Profiler plugin to check which plugins might take too long to load and have thus eliminated where possible the most taxing plugins time-wise.

When this post was originally published, the Pingdom Speed Test recorded the following for Website Tips 4 U but it would be nice to reduce the load time further.