How to measure and improve the speed of your LearnDash LMS

Written by Mark Langdale

8 September 2023

In this video we’re taking a look at how you can measure and improve the speed of your LearnDash platform. Keeping load times down is essential for any learning platform, as slow page loads can make for a frustrating learning experience for your learners. We’ll explore the GTMetrix tool for checking page speed, as well as the Hummingbird plugin for improving it.

0:00 – Introduction
0:10 – Why should you improve the speed of your platform?
0:31 – What impacts page speed?
0:55 – Checking your page speed using GTMetrix
4:00 – Installing the Hummingbird plugin
5:14 – Setting up Hummingbird
7:41 – Retesting the platform after the optimisations



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