Slow WordPress Plugins can cause web pages to load slowly by increasing the server processing time. Not only Slow WordPress Plugins can result in poor visitor experience they may also result in poor ranking and ultimately less revenue. If you want to optimize the speed of your WordPress website it is often advised to load less plugins. Today we explore how we can identify Slow WordPress Plugins using P3 (Plugin Performance Profiler).

Find Slow WordPress Plugins

Find Slow WordPress Plugins using P3 Profiler

Find and Remove Slow WordPress Plugins with P3 

  1. Download and activate P3 Profiler WordPress plugin  from the http://wordpress.org/plugins/p3-profiler/
  2. Run the Scan by going to Plugins >> Installed Plugins >> P3 (Plugin Performance Profiler) >> Scan Now
  3. Click Scan Now to run an automatic scan.
  4. View important server response parameters like Load Time, Number of MySQL Queries made by different plugins.
  5. Identify and remove WordPress plugins that slow down your site.