- First Meaningful Paint: 1,500 ms (1.5 Seconds)
- First Interactive: 2,250 ms (2.2 Seconds)
- Consistently Interactive: 2,250 ms
- Perpetual Speed Index: 2,504 ms
- Estimate Input Latency: 19 ms
The above are excellent page speed results, for the record this website is on a cheap Godaddy VPS (Virtual Private Server: a server which is shared with other users, but works like a dedicated server in many respects) with my other websites (about 100 domains in total). It cost ~$600 to rent for 3 years in a January sale.
There’s nothing special about the server (not even mid-range), this site is so fast because EVERYTHING I add to this WordPress site is tested and optimized for page speed: if I like the look of a WordPress plugin feature I’ll first test it for speed, if it slows the site significantly AND I can’t fix the speed issues it’s not used.
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