Do you have a website that loads slowly? Are you tired of paying "speed optimization experts" to get mediocre results? Now you can become an actual expert in the field of page load optimization!
Here's the best part... with all the developments of web design over the past 5 years, you no longer need to be an expert coder in HTML, CSS and PHP to achieve a great performing website.
I was originally going to launch a page load course in 2014 but never
quite felt I could do it properly. Looking back on the course outline I put together, I can see it was a good course but was missing a few key elements. Now my
knowledge is light years ahead of what I knew back then and I feel confident that I can properly relaying my techniques to both beginner and advanced website admins. By joiningZippy! Training, you'll get to tap into my extensive knowledge and experience to improve your own sites.
The tips and techniques you'll learn will achieve great page load results without compromising your design. Results like this:
Do you need to be an expert web designer to take this course?
Absolutely not! This training is designed for everyone. Whether you're a business owner maintaining your own website or a beginner marketing/SEO specialist or an advanced website developer, you'll learn real, actionable lessons to improve the page speed performance of your website.
Do you need to have a Wordpress site?
While many of the topics we'll cover can be used for website built on any platform, this course is geared towards optimizing a Wordpress site.
Here are some of the many topics I will cover in this course:
- Importance of Page Load Optimization
- How to review your page load performance
- Understanding TTFB problems
- How website hosting affects performance
- Optimize your images
- Choosing good Wordpress Plugins
- Utilizing caching plugins
- Improving your WooCommerce website performance
- Upgrading PHP version and HTTP/2 in WHM
- Utilizing CDNs - CloudFlare - Free
- Utilizing CDNs - MaxCDN - Premium
- Optimize your videos
- Optimizing your MySQL Database
- How to defer Scripts
- Minify CSS, HTML, JS - what is it?
- Advanced server optimization
Included in the Course
Bi-Monthly Live Webinars - Receive step-by-step, over the shoulder training from 20 year web design veteran Clinton Dixson
Previous Recorded Webinars - You'll get complete access to all previously recorded webinars
Default Plugin Setting Files - Foundational setting files you can import into your plugins
Clinton has been building websites for over 20 years and has been in internet marketing for 7 years. He has taught web design to hundreds of students through the Centre for Arts and Technology in Kelowna, BC and his own online web design courses.
Outside of work, he has been coaching an adult womens hockey team for 12 years and recently started coaching his son's hockey team. In the summer, Clinton is a coach with the Kelowna Dragon Boat Society.
He loves playing hockey, ball hockey, board games and a variety of computer games.
Start#1 - Performance Testing (59:03)
Start#2 - Image Optimization (50:30)
Start#3 - PHP and HTTP/2 (49:54)
Start#4 - Wordpress Caching Plugins (52:29)
Start#5 - Database Optimization (58:48)
Start#6 - Wordpress Dashboard Performance Improvement (45:08)
Start#7 - Object Caching (42:10)
Start#8 - Woocommerce Optimization Introduction (58:14)
Start#9 - Content Delivery Networks (65:41)
Start#10 - Content Delivery Networks - Part 2 (75:12)
Start#11 - Font Optimization and Intro to HTML Directives (57:56)
Start#12 - Video Embed Optimization (63:24)
Start#13 - Q&A (63:37)
Start#16 - Performance Testing Review (47:22)
Start#15 - Addressing GTMetrix Recommendations (32:46)