Top 10 recommendations

  1. Choose a good WordPress host – more computing power
  2. Use a fast theme – server do lessbrowser do less
  3. Optimize your images – browser do less
  4. Minimize your homepage – server do less, browser do less
  5. Remove plugins you don’t use – server do less, browser do less
  6. Use inline CSS/JS or minified files – browser do less
  7. Use (hand crafted) excerpts on home page and archives – server do less
  8. Use a caching plugin – server do less for repeat requests, certain users
  9. Optimize your WordPress database – server do less
  10. Use a Content Delivery Network (CDN) – server do less