GTmetrix Performance Blog

News, updates and guides on GTmetrix and general web performance

WordPress Optimization Guide

Got a slow loading WordPress installation? We’ve listed some plugins and written a step-by-step guide for our WordPress users seeking optimization help.

Whitelist or Blacklist URLs in your tests!

Blacklisting useful for excluding 3rd-party scripts such as Facebook like/share widgets, Google Analytics scripts, Youtube embeds and any other external widgets you might want to be not be part of your page load.