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Performance is becoming a major ranking factor these days and Google is bringing a lot of updates in SEO norms to help the websites which load faster, rank on better ranking than the one which is slow in comparison.

This gives us all a clear call to start working on the performance and make sure it is top-notch. It will not be that easy to achieve a website with page load speed below 3 seconds, but there are certain plugins which can help you bring it close.

Usually, these plugins are named as Cache plugins, but there are few other ones capable of doing this too. Today, I’m sharing a compilation of best plugins to speed up your WordPress websites.

I have used each of these plugins and each of them is capable of helping out a website with its poor page load speed.

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    WP Rocket

    7.7
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    Featuring very simple setting options, WP Rocker is my pick for the best caching plugin. The advanced compression technologies used …. Read full review
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    WP-Optimize

    5.7
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    Considering the Database as a prime factor to cause the performance issues, WP-Optimize is a plugin that helps you improve and optimize the database section of your Word …. Read full review

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    BJ Lazy Load

    1.8
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    This particular plugin does a simple thing. It forces the images to load slower than the overall content. In a post, if there are more than one images, placed at different positions, then the …. Read full review
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    WP Smush

    1.8
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    Even a single image in a post can increase the page load time by a big margin, considering the text part of a content doesn’t consume a lot of server resources. …. Read full review

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    Revision Control

    1.2
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    Every WordPress install these days comes with a revision history for every post and page. This revision history keeps a track of post and page details, allowing us to move back to time and restore a p …. Read full review
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    W3 Total Cache

    1.1
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    With over a million active installs, W3 Total Cache is the most advanced plugin out there, which offers all these features to the webmaster. One can configure those avai …. Read full review

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    WP Super Cache

    0.0
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    A free plugin developed by the WordPress developers, is I think the best way to define how important WP Super Cache plugin is. It can take care of a WordPress blog and i …. Read full review

7 Plugins to Speed up your WordPress Site in 2018 Summery
NameEditor’s RatingPricing Model
WP Rocket 3.6/5Subscription
WP-Optimize 3.6/5Open source
BJ Lazy Load 3.6/5Open source
WP Smush 3.8/5Freemium, Subscription
Revision Control 3.4/5Open source