Big changes coming to GTmetrix

If you’ve ever done any performance optimisation on your website, you’ll almost certainly have come across GTmetrix, how could you not? The site was originally created as a tool for their own hosted customers to check the speed of their websites and improve them, but over the years it has become a go-to resource for so many…

Time To First Byte – part 2

I often do performance optimisation on WordPress sites for clients, and have recently completed such a project.  One really critical metric I explored is Time To First Byte (TTFB).  But it can be hard to really drill down into it. In my last post I spoke specifically about how to use the Server-Timing response header…

Time To First Byte

I’ve been doing some performance optimisation on a WordPress site recently (something I often do for clients) and was once again asked why I was suggesting a move to a different webhost – am I just trying to earn commission?  Well, in short, no.  Your webhost is actually a really big factor in the overall…