It is essential that you give visitors a very good user experience with fast loading site speed. Having fast loading speeds to the eye of a visitor represents how it’s like to work with your business, which is a convenient experience.
From Seeko customizer you will find an option to increase performance and speed loading times through the following ways:
- Lazy Loading of Images
- Pre-loading the theme’s CSS files
- Removal of jQuery strings
- Defer blocking JS files
- BuddyPress avatars placeholder
How to perform the five site speed actions
To have this configuration you need to access your Seeko theme Customizer which can be accessed from Dashboard >> Appearance. So just follow these steps below:
- Log in to your WordPress Dashboard
- Go to Appearance Option
- Select on Customize
- On loading the Customizer you will find a bunch of options to customize but in this case choose Seeko Options.
- Seeko Options define a range of tweaks you can make to change how your theme appears. In this case choose the performance option.
- Here you find the above five performance options that can help you increase your site speed.
- To enhance lazy loading of images in your site simply toggle on the button. In this case lazing images implies that you are able to delay the uploading of images to a later point in time-when those images are actually required.
- The second option to improve performance is to let wordpress prioritize on css files from the seeko theme by turning this option on. This ensures that all css files are loaded first before displaying on the siteThis can be enhanced by minifying or concatenating these CSS files.
- Thirdly, performance and speed is increased by removing query strings. Query strings are the portion of a URL of a website, which contains unique characters like “?” “&”. This option can be enabled by turning on the button.
- Finally you can turn on the BuddyPress avatars placeholder to shown what to load as the initial image source in terms of a small thumbnail or a 1 x 1 px image
- Do not forget to save your settings after configuring all the options you require to improve your site speed with the seeko theme.