Website speed is one of the major criteria Google uses to rank your site. If you have a slow site it not only hurts your search engine ranking but is also bad for your users. A performance optimized site not only helps you get higher ranking but also helps you generate more revenue from your site.
The question is how can you increase your site’s load time. There are many good plugins which can optimize your site and help you get faster website load time.
But there are also smaller tweaks which you can do yourself without using a plugin which can help you optimize your site for faster page speed.
Following code snippets are used to do specific tasks that might require a large plugin. You can add these snippets into your theme’s functions.php file and get the speed boost without having to use a plugin.