Jekyll serves my blog 10x faster than Wordpress

I just setup a Jekyll version of this blog, hosted on GitHub Pages. It loads 10x faster than the Wordpress version and my Pingdom score went from a D to an A. Granted it doesn’t have all the same functionality, but I’m more okay with that.


Load time of w. Pingdom Tools 3154 ms. Size: 744.2 KB. Requests: 59.


Load time of w. Pingdom Tools 313 ms. Size: 81.6 KB. Requests: 7.

Written on March 31, 2019