Welcome to Talking HTML, an audio/video internet thing for web developers who are just starting out
Child Themify WordPress Plugin
- allows for easy coding without actually changing the original theme
- starts with only the css file but you can add any file that you want.
- the code for this file is in the show notes
- makes your site more accessible to search engine crawling/indexing
- if you use google dev tools you can see what your website looks like when it’s crawled by the google wizards. 1 of my sites looked completely broken. The images weren’t showing up and the content was a bit misplaced. When I added the robots.txt file and looked at it again the site looked as it should. Images were there and it looked like a complete website.
P3 Profiler WordPress plugin by GoDaddy, the hosting company
- several different breakdowns of page load speed and how fast your plugins are loading
Optimize your images
- Stay away from pngs if you can help it
- use JPG, smaller file size by default. Can be optimized in Photoshop to become smaller
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