Optimize websites for better GTmetrix Score (Free method)

Website optimization using free plugins, serve scaled images, Defer parsing of JavaScript, Expire Headers, Cache etc
Free tutorial
Rating: 4.6 out of 5 (69 ratings)
4,046 students
38min of on-demand video

1. Learn how to optimize the website for better GTmetrix Score using simple codes & free plugins
2. Understand what Serve Scaled Images is, improve it, and also optimize images manually without using any plugins.
3. Learn how to Defer Parsing of Java Script using simple lines on functions-php
4. Improve your Add expire headers & Leverage browser caching score just by adding few codes on .htaccess file
5. Fix critical error and Internal Server Error (Error 500), which is normally caused by some mistaken codes on functions-php or .htaccess file
6. Know about plugins (we will use the free versions) to improve the overall score of your website on GTmetrix
7. Also, get insights on correctly configuring your Cache as recommended by GTmetrix.


  • A WordPress website
  • Login details – WordPress & Cpanel


It’s vital to have a good score on GTmetrix, whether you are a website owner or a freelancer. Having a great score always adds value to the website. Thus, these video tutorials are designed to improve the overall score at GTmetrix with very little effort.

We will be using some codes, and plugins (free version) that will have a positive impact on the overall website’s score. The tutorial is short and to the point, and no lengthy explanations at all.

Hope you will get something valuable out of this course.

Who this course is for:

  • Beginners yet for everyone looking to optimize their website for improving GTmetrix Score.


WordPress Designer and Graphic Designer
Saujan Man Pradhan
  • 4.5 Instructor Rating
  • 110 Reviews
  • 6,020 Students
  • 10 Courses

Greetings everyone!

I am a WordPress Developer, Graphic Designer and a Social Media Marketing Expert with more than 8 years of experiences in Designing & Marketing. 

I have been working as a WordPress Developer for more than 5 years now. I have worked for both back-end and front –end development including WordPress themes and plugins. I do themes customization, designs and many more.

I have been freelancing at various online websites with a very high review ratings; please feel free to check my profile on :

- upwork

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