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Speed & Performance Optimization

Inertia theme is a performance-first theme which means that speed and performance is a priority.

By following best coding and design practices, Inertia provides a blazing fast performance while being lightweight, optimized and no bloat code.

Inertia works out-of-the-box, which means it does not need extra configurations or plugins to become fast. 

However, Wordpress themes in general are not solely responsible for website speed and performance. 

There are multiple factors in addition to the theme itself to provide consistent experience for users as well as being the best page speed, Google loves fast websites as well.

Factors That Affect Website Speed

  • Heavy CSS and Excessive JavaScript 
    ✓ Fulfilled by Inertia - Lightweight and minimum CSS/JS use.
     
  •  Poor Coding Standards 
    ✓ Fulfilled by Inertia - Clean & Following Wordpress Coding Standards
     
  • Too Many Plugins
    ✓ Fulfilled by Inertia - Works out-of-the-box. It works without plugins.
    Only one plugin required to use Inertia options.
     
  • Slow Web Hosting ⚠️
    Hosting your website with a slow hosting provider can significantly affects your website speed and loading times. Consider using a fast hosting provider. If you need advice in that regard, just contact us or open a ticket and we will happily help.
     
  • Page Caching
    Page caching is a very effective method that can help you to improve the load time of your web pages and thus optimize your site for the search engines.
     
    We Recommend using one of the following FREE plugins:
    • WP Fastest Cache - Link
    • W3 Total Cache - Link

       
      We DO NOT recommend using "LiteSpeed Cache" plugin as it wrongly minify CSS files and my break your website in some cases.

 

Read Also: Inertia SEO Guide