New Video Class: Speeding up Joomla

Speeding up Joomla

If you run a Joomla site, then you really need this week’s new video class from Rod Martin called “Speeding up Joomla“.

Rod starts by showing that a normal Joomla site is not highly-optimized and then he takes you through 10 steps to improve your site speed.

First, you’ll learn to use Google PageSpeed and YSlow to test your site. Then Rod shows you how to use caching, compression, .htaccess, CDNs and more. By the time you’ve finished this class, you’ll have a blazing fast Joomla site!

Outline of the Speeding up Joomla Class

  • Introduction
  • Test Your Site
  • Manage Your Site Well
  • Turn on Caching
  • Turn on Compression
  • Update .htaccess
  • Optimize Images
  • Optimize CSS and Javascript
  • Use a CDN
  • Helpful Extensions
  • Summary and Final Test


  • Steve Burge

    Steve is the founder of OSTraining. Originally from the UK, he now lives in Sarasota in the USA. Steve's work straddles the line between teaching and web development.

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Mike Herchel

Just a heads up – you have this in the Drupal Planet feed πŸ™‚


Sorry Mike. That should be fixed now. I forgot to remove the word “Drupal” from an alt tag

David Cattermole

Compression has 2 s’s in it, not 3 πŸ™‚


Thanks David! Typo fixed πŸ™‚

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