How to Make WordPress Sites Load 72.7% Faster

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You want to know the secret to a faster WordPress website?

You and everyone else.

But it’s not a secret. The problem is that there is a whole lot of misguidance out there that makes it hard for site owners like you and me to identify the solutions that really work.

Let’s cut the crap and turn down the hype.

If your house has foundation problems, you don’t treat your windows. You fix the foundation. If your car is idling rough, you don’t change your tires. You get under the hood and address the engine.

So if your WordPress website is slow, why on earth would you look to the edges first for a solution?

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Synthesis Hosting Delivers a New Option for Improved European WordPress Performance

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The mission of our Synthesis WordPress hosting team is to combine world-class technology into an independent offering where the whole is greater than the sum of its parts.

The result is unparalleled performance, security, and support for your WordPress website that you can trust.

Today, we are pleased to announce the latest technology extension that we have added to the mix.

Effective immediately, new Synthesis Starter Plan customers can choose to have their sites hosted in data centers located in either Virginia or Amsterdam.

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7 Basic Features Every Good Web Host Should Offer

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You know the old adage about pizza and sex that “even when they’re bad they’re good”? Malarkey.

Pizza can be bad for all kinds of reasons: it’s not hot enough, the pieces are too small, it doesn’t come on time. Heck, maybe it just plain ol’ tastes terrible.

Sex, too, can be bad if it’s not hot enough, if … well, you get the idea.

You know what else is just plain bad when it’s bad? Web hosting.

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Introducing the New Synthesis: Get Way More From WordPress

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If you’re an online publisher or content marketer using WordPress, understanding the value of great hosting is a must. In my 15 years of online publishing, I’ve found that it can make all the difference.

Page load speeds impact your visitor experience and your search engine rankings. And security is critical when it comes to malware, brute force login attacks, and a rash of other security emergencies that come with WordPress being the most popular CMS on the Internet.

At the same time, I hear people saying they’ll get better hosting once they start having a bit more success. Better to save money at first, right?

Logical … except you have to be prepared for success before it happens. If that big link, retweet, or Facebook share happens and your site goes down, you’re in a worse position than when you were totally obscure.

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What’s the Best Way to Backup Your WordPress Website?

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Nearly 14 years ago today, some of the greatest advice in the history of online publishing was dispensed.

Twas May of 1999 when the chart-topping modern day philosopher Terius Gray (better known by his apt stage name ‘Juvenile’), applied his lyrical genius to the Internet, imploring website owners everywhere to “back that thang up.

For those of you not up on the latest slang definitions, “thang,” of course, means “website.”

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3 Ways Your Website is Losing Readers

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The last time you got into your car, did you notice if your wheels were properly aligned?

My guess is that 99.99% of you didn’t even consider it. And if you did, would you really know how to check anyway?

But it’s an important question. Wheels being out of alignment can decrease gas mileage, reduce the longevity of tires through uneven wear, and make handling the car more difficult.

You might even say that it can cost you in traffic.

The same is true for your website.

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