How To Create A WordPress Post With Python (Examples)

Creating a WordPress post using Python is surprisingly easy. But when I was learning how to do this, I found that the online examples were either too complex or too simple. I didn’t want a complex authentication method that required installing a plugin. And I needed more from an example than a one-line post. Here … Read more

Export Lists Of WordPress Posts To CSV Without A Plugin

As a website owner, I often want a spreadsheet of all published WordPress posts with their title, URL, and publish date. This is difficult to achieve with the WordPress dashboard, and I prefer not to use a plugin for the task. This article takes a quick look at the dashboard and plugin options. Then I’ll … Read more

Does Jetpack Slow Down Websites? (Tested)

I have Jetpack activated on some websites but not on others. Recently, I was asked by another blogger whether the Jetpack plugin slows down WordPress websites. So, I decided to test it. This article shows you my test results. We also explain how you can test the performance of Jetpack on your own website and … Read more

Images Not Showing When Jetpack Is Enabled (Fixed)

I installed the free Jetpack plugin on my WordPress website and turned on the settings for “Site accelerator”. But when I browsed to one of the web pages on the website, I noticed that some of the images weren’t displaying properly. This article explains what happened and how I fixed the issue. How Images Disappeared … Read more

Does Rank Math Slow Down Websites? (Tested)

I have Rank Math activated on some websites but not on others. Recently, I was asked by another blogger whether the Rank Math plugin slows down WordPress websites. So, I decided to test it. This article shows you my test results. We also explain how you can test the performance of Rank Math on your … Read more

Does Yoast Slow Down WordPress? (Tested)

I have Yoast activated on some of my websites but not on others. Recently, I was asked by another blogger whether the Yoast plugin slows down WordPress. So, I decided to test it. This article shows you my test results. We also explain how you can test the performance of Yoast on your own website … Read more

Does Akismet Slow Down Your Website?

I have Akismet activated on some websites but not on others. Recently, I was asked by another blogger whether this plugin slows down websites. So, I decided to test it. This article shows you my test results. We also explain how you can test the performance of Akismet on your own website and decide for … Read more

Does Divi Slow Down Your Website? (Several Tests)

Last year, I considered using Divi on a new website but I was concerned it would slow down performance. However, plenty of Divi enthusiasts say that they don’t have any speed issues with the page builder. This article dives into how Divi affects your website page loading speed and what you can do to fix … Read more

Does SSL Slow Down Your Website? (Answered)

SSL adds some lag when users visit your website. However, the protocol usually increases the overall page speed of your website. Industry tests show that websites are up to four times faster using the SSL protocol instead of the older HTTP protocol. Unfortunately, some circumstances lead to SSL adding up to eight seconds to your … Read more

Does Elementor Slow Down Your Website?

Several years ago, I removed Elementor because I was concerned it was slowing down my websites. However, the company behind the plugin has made big changes to minimize its impact on page speed. I decided to test the latest version (3.X) of Elementor to find if it still slows down a website. This article will … Read more