How To: Leverage Browser Caching for Images, CSS and JS

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Ever checked your website speed using GTmetrix, Pingdom, PageSpeed or Yslow… or any of the other many and various latest and greatest speed checking tools? ***2021 update: take a look at Lighthouse Well, if you have, you might have come across a request to “leverage browser caching…” or similar. What does “Leverage Browser Caching” actually …

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Case Study: WooCommerce Optimization for HydrateM8

Hydration tracker company, HyrdateM8, booked Silicon Dales for a WooCommerce optimization to speed up their online store. The Client HydrateM8 make hydration tracker water bottles – available in a range of styles and colours. Durable, BPA free reusable bottle with a unique tracker on the back which encourages you to drink more water. Improve your …

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WP Rocket Seasonal Licence Offer

Silicon Dales recommends WP Rocket as one of the many tools you can use to speed up your own WordPress website or WooCommerce store. The Offer ***offer has now expired*** 35% off all licenses Example ***offer has now expired*** For the top package: “Infinite” you’ll save $87.15. The package will reduce from $249 to $161.85 …

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ShortPixel Seasonal Offer

Silicon Dales recommends ShortPixel as one of the many tools you can use to speed up your own WordPress website or WooCommerce store by compressing images. The Offer 250% more credits for your money on monthly or one-time packages. Example Buys 10,000 credits on a one-time plan for $9.99 – get: 25,000 credits instead! Offer …

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Latest Silicon Dales showcase on WooCommerce: Musical Child

WooCommerce showcases stores built using their software to demonstrate just how quality and versatile Woo really is. We occasionally submit client sites (with owner’s permission, of course!) to help build up the community of developers, store owners and users who make WooCommerce so great to use. In this instance, we worked with the team at …

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25% off at WP Rocket – 6th Anniversary Special

WP Rocket are now part of the furniture. They’ve been around the website optimization block. They really know their stuff, and, their 6th anniversary has just come around. We love WP Rocket here at Silicon Dales. Check out this page all about WP Rocket to see how we’ve used it to speed up sites and …

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Case Study: One-off Big Traffic Optimization for Fairyloot

Fairy Loot booked Silicon Dales to optimize their WooCommerce site for their monthly subscription sign-up, which sees a huge traffic spike over the the course of a few hours. The Client Here at FairyLoot, Young Adult fiction is our forte, and we want each and every one of our boxes to be a special experience …

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