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Before the plugin is installed and configured, the Yahoo! YSlow grade was C with the following:
Page load time: 3.47s
Total number of request: 47
After the configuration, the website performance achieved grade A in Yahoo! YSlow with the following improvement:
Page load time: 1.99s
Total number of request: 16
The configuration was pretty simple:
- From the Performance menu, click General Settings.
- In the Page Cache area, click Enable.
(Before this is enabled, make sure that you have enabled Fancy permalinks in your WordPress. What are “Fancy Permalinks”? )
- From the Page Cache Method list, select Disk: Enhanced.
- In the Minify area, click Enable.
- For the Minify mode select Auto.
- From the HTML minified list, select Default.
- From the JS minified list, select JSMin (default).
- From the CSS minifier list, select Default.
- In the Database Cache area, click Enable.
- From the Database Cache Method list, select Disk.
- In the Object Cache area, click Enable.
- From the Object Cache Method list, select Disk.
- In the Browser Cache area, click Enable.
- In the Miscellaneous area, click Optimize disk enhanced page and minify caching for NFS.
- Click Save all settings.
So now my clients and their users are happy than ever.