If you’re a website owner, you’ve likely thought about site speed at least once in the past. After all, Google considers speed when determining where to place sites in search results. So, if your site is slow to load, you’re at a disadvantage when it comes to ranking. And we all know that higher rankings lead to more traffic.
So, how do you make sure your WordPress site is loading as quickly as possible? One way is to lazy load your images.
Lazy loading is a technique that delays the rendering of images and videos until they’re needed. Implementing this can speed up your site considerably, and the great news is that you don’t need to be a developer to put this to work.
Today, we’ll show you how to lazy load images and videos in WordPress using two methods: with a plugin and without.