In the coming years, the speed of your site can affect it ranking on most search engines. The almighty google will not really consider your site as a relevant one if your site is slow.
Some Of the Sites We Manage
Note: This is Glow.NG site speed result as at May 28, 2020.
Note: This is SignOnHOst site speed result as at June 8, 2020.
I run multiple wordpress websites and I also run wordpress maintenance services where I maintain over 30 WordPress blog and profile sites. I’ve been using WordPress for a very long time now and tested hundreds of WordPress plugins. Below is a list of slow loading plugins that will slow down your website.
Note that I have a domain name I use as I lab for plugins and themes. I have personally tested the below plugins and your experience with these plugins my differ from my personal results with the below plugins so feel free to let me know.
As a site Admin, if you are interested in the growth of your website and your business, you should check your site speed often. And we highly recommend – Gtmetrix
This is the list of plugins you may need to check if your site is show.
AdSense Click Fraud Monitoring
All-In-One Event Calendar
Better WordPress Google XML Sitemaps
Broken Link checker (use Dr. Link Check)
Constant Contact for WordPress
Contact Form 7 ( I still use this with Asset clean up )
Contextual Related Posts ( I still use this with text only )
Digi Auto Links
Disqus Comment System
Fuzzy SEO Booster
Google Language Translator
Google XML Sitemaps
Leaflet Maps Marker
Real Estate Website Builder
Really Simple Share
SEO Auto Links & Related Posts
Share Buttons by AddToAny
Share Buttons by E-MAILiT
Tribulent Slideshow Gallery
Ultimate Social Media & Share
WooCommerce Customer History
Wordfence (disable live traffic reports)
WordPress Related Posts
WordPress Popular Posts
WordPress Social Ring
WP Bakey (formerly Visual Composer)
WP Facebook Like Plugin
WP Jump Menu
WP Social Bookmarking Lite
WP Social Share
WP Power Stats
WPML (if you use too many extensions)
Yet Another Related Post Plugin
Yuzo Related Posts
Is there any other slow plugins you’ve encountered?
Let me know if there is a recommendation for me to replace Contact Form 7 and Contextual Related Post plugins with a lighter plugin then do let me know.