A site can be slow for many reasons, from server and domain setup to bad plugins or themes, image sizes, etc. From the theme’s perspective, we’ve been able to achieve great results with Kalium so the theme should help you in your mission of optimizing your site for faster performance.
We use the following plugins to get the best of Kalium in terms of performance and loading times.
Beside Server Caching and Minifying , we’ve also made sure the Browser Caching is enabled for the site by adding the following lines in the .htaccess file.
Enable GZIP compression for faster transfer of site content, which will be compressed before it is sent to the visitor by lowering bandwidth transfer and increases load speed of pages. To check whether you have enabled GZIP compression on your site, install Check and Enable GZIP compression plugin on your WordPress site.
Hope you’ll be able to use this info to speed up your site too. Remember that each setup is different and it depends on your content, the plugins you’re using, the server that hosts your site and basically all that’s involved with it.
If you’re looking for professional help in this matter, there’s always someone available for such tasks on the WP Kraken or Codeable. Pricing and timeline are always straightforward there and that’s the main reason for recommending those services.