Then it is GarageBand‘ed together with our theme song and the intro, the outro, and our closing theme music. Then it is imported into Audacity where it is converted from Stereo to Mono.
Then it is uploaded to Amazon S3 cloud storage and the link is posted on the blog faithandtech.com using the WordPress plugin Bluburry PowerPress. Once it is published this updates our RSS feed. Eventually Apple iTunes and Google Play and Stitcher will figure out there is an update and will update the listings so you can see our podcast and listen to the latest or the oldest or whatever.
I use Canva to make the graphics for the site. Here is how we look in iTunes
If you think your site is slow, it probably is. But to really tell, you need to do some testing. And to test it right you need to vary up how it is access and where so that you have an idea if it is you, your site, or your hosting provider that is slow. The last one is the hardest one to prove without disabling everything and running WordPress in its most stripped down form to see if it still tests slow. When you are done, you may want to read Part 1 and Part 3 is on its way.
After you get your API entered, scroll to the bottom of the page and choose “Save Options & Check Pages”. This will take a while if your site has some size to it but you can proceed to do other things while this happens in the background.
Go to the Report List inside Google Page Insights Plugin settings (Under Tools) to see the results. And the results are in.
To see which pages are the worst, visit the Report Summary tab. In the lower right corner you see “Lowest Scoring Pages”
In the upper right corner you see graphs that show what are the biggest offenders to our speed.
All we can do is roll up our sleeves and being trying to figure out what slowed our site down so much.
If we click on our slowest page in “Lowest Scoring Pages” it will give a score for that page and a breakdown of what made it so slow.
In Part 3, we tear this all down and find the culprits and optimize what we thought we had already optimized.