Which plugins slow down your website?

What you can do yourself to make your website faster.
Start with the easiest. Pick the low-hanging fruit first.
tl;dr

Which plugins slow down your website?

The most slowing plugins can be those plugins like social share plugins, statistics, sliders, portfolios, page builders, calendars, chat, contact forms, sitemap, translation plugins and all other plugins that continuously scan the progress of your website and update data.

List of plugins to avoid
Alphabetical order (source onlinemediamasters.com)

  • AddThis
  • AdSense Click Fraud Monitoring
  • All-In-One Event Calendar
  • Avada
  • Backup Buddy
  • Beaver Builder
  • Better WordPress Google XML Sitemaps
  • Broken Link Checker
  • Constant Contact for WordPress
  • Contact Form 7
  • Contextual Related Posts
  • Digi Car Left
  • Disqus Comment System
  • division
  • Elementor
  • Envira Gallery
  • ExactMetrics
  • Facebook Chat
  • Fancy Gallery
  • Fuzzy SEO Booster
  • Google Analytics
  • Google Language Translator
  • Google Translate
  • Google XML Site Maps
  • jetpack
  • Leaflet Maps Marker
  • MyReview
  • NextGEN Gallery
  • NewStatPress
  • Query Monitor
  • Real Estate Website Builder
  • Really Simple Share
  • Reveal IDs
  • Revolution Slider
  • Share bar
  • ShareThis
  • S2 Member
  • SEO Auto Links & Related Posts
  • Share Buttons by AddToAny
  • Share Buttons by E-MAILiT
  • ShareThis
  • Social Discussions
  • sociable
  • Similar Posts
  • Smartstat Analytics
  • SumoMe
  • Talk.To
  • Thrive
  • Tribulant Slideshow Gallery
  • UberMenu
  • Ultimate Social Media & Share
  • VaultPress
  • WooCommerce
  • WooCommerce Customer History
  • wordfence
  • WordPress Facebook
  • WordPress Related Posts
  • WordPress Popular Posts
  • WordPress Social Ring
  • WPBakery
  • WP Facebook Like Plugin
  • WP Jump Menu
  • WP Social Bookmarking Lite
  • WP Social Share
  • WP Statistics
  • WP Power Stats
  • WP-PostViews
  • WPML
  • wpCloake
  • Yet Another Related Post Plugin
  • Yoast
  • Yuzo Related Posts

What now with my page builder?


You will also see the popular page builders. There is a good chance that your website has also been built with Avada, Beaver Builder, Divi or Elementor.

What is next? Rebuild everything from scratch? Don’t panic, it’s a trade-off. What has the priority? Speed ​​or is the functionalities that provide a special customer experience? Both are important. A good performance and User experience. Find and good balance.

Take a look at the post “Tips for a faster website

Fast, faster, fastest.


The fastest website is probably not necessary. A website that is faster than average. So one that loads in 3 seconds or less. Chances are that you are already faster than your competition.

TL;DR (to long didn’t read)
To make your website faster: Go for the low-hanging fruit. Do what is obvious and easy first.

If you can’t figure it out, let us take a look at your website. Contact us. Make an appointment in our agenda via Calendly

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