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Collin M. Barrett

I am a software engineer and freelance web / I.T. consultant in Memphis, TN.

On making WordPress fast…

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I believe the web should be fast. Insanely fast. As I have dabbled in web development with WordPress over the past 5+ years, I have been consistently frustrated by speed for both the visitor and the administrator. WordPress is a phenomenal platform, but because it is dynamic (constantly querying a database to generate pages), it can be a dog. If you have ever tried to run a WordPress site on a typical shared hosting plan, you know the frustration.

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