Simply Fast WordPress [4] Techniques to Speed Up WordPress 540% with CentOS 7 (Cont)

This is a series of articles explaining how to speed up WordPress, the use of which is growing rapidly for CMS-based business sites and media sites. In part 4, I will continue to explain how to speed up WordPress by 540% just by using the standard CentOS environment. --Kengyu Nakamura, Prime Strategy Co., Ltd.

In the previous article , we installed the PHP accelerator OPCache, edited parameters for MariaDB, and installed a translation accelerator to get WordPress 480% faster.

In this article we will continue to push that to 540%.

Simply Fast WordPress [3] Techniques to Speed Up WordPress 540% with CentOS 7

This is a series of articles explaining how to speed up WordPress, the use of which is growing rapidly for CMS-based business sites and media sites. In part 3, I will explain how to speed up WordPress by 540% just by using the standard CentOS environment. --Kengyu Nakamura, Prime Strategy Co., Ltd.

In the previous article , we installed the PHP accelerator APC (Alternative PHP Cache) to get WordPress 250% faster.

Continuing with this article, we will use the standard repositories of CentOS 7 to speed up WordPress even more by accelerating the following:

1.    PHP execution time
2.    MySQL execution time
3.    Translation execution time
4.    HTTP response time

We will achieve 540% more speed by configuring Apache and the OS to be optimized without outside repositories or page caching.

Simply Fast WordPress [2] Speeding up WordPress 250% with PHP Accelerator APC

This is a series of articles explaining how to speed up WordPress, the use of which is growing rapidly for CMS-based business sites and media sites. In part 2, I will explain how to speed up WordPress 250% by using the PHP accelerator APC. --Kengyu Nakamura, Prime Strategy Co., Ltd.

Last time, I discussed the need to speed up WordPress and the basic understanding required to do so. To speed up WordPress server side, you must have a basic understanding of page load time and requests per second. You now know that page load time is determined by:

1.    HTTP request time
2.    PHP execution time
3.    MySQL execution time
4.    Translation execution time
5.    HTTP response time

If you speed up each area you will speed up WordPress.

Using WordPress installed with CentOS 7 on Amazon Web Service’s (AWS) virtual cloud server Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), I will explain the various techniques to speed up your website server side.