PHP, a recursive acronym which stands for PHP: Hypertext Preprocessing, is arguably one of the most admired, robust programming languages around. It spawned Facebook, WordPress, and a host of powerful web applications we use today.
Slow websites are lame, and Google knows it.
The search engine giant recently announced a new ranking algorithm, which is a significant change in how the search engine ranks sites for mobile searches. To be more precise, it will now consider page speed as one of its signals.
Before anything else, there are two things you need to know about WordPress:
- It’s the most popular Content Management System (CMS) in the world.
- More than 15 million websites on the entire web are using it.
Whether it’s major magazines, news organizations, or personal blogs, WordPress has established itself as an ubiquitous force in the CMS market.