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.