Clients often ask me about how they can make their site faster. If you do a Google Search, you’ll find endless articles on the topic, and in general if you follow their advice you can eek out a few seconds of reduced load time.
The truth is, on most of sites that I work on, the quickest, easiest, and most dramatic way to speed up your site is to upgrade your web host. This is especially true if you have a shared server on one of the “budget” web hosts. [Read more…]