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Yes, JetPack will slow down your website!

Tuesday, November 28, 2023, 3 PM

If you are wondering if the WordPress plugin named jetpack will slow down your website or not, you are right to assume that it will 👍 At least it does in my case. As I tested, our website loads quickly without Jetpack. With jetpack, it showed significant delay in load time.

Jetpack is good with a lot of features such as stats, backup, security suggestions etc. But we can't sacrifice our website visitors for the sake of more features. If a user waits too long for the site to load, there is a good chance they will leave the site

So i suggest you test your website load time with and without Jetpack and see the difference. Perhaps it might not slow down every website, but it does mine and i have removed it from my plugins list

For stats, I use another lightweight plugin, because previously I used jetpack mainly for stats.

Let us know if you see any improvement in your website with and without Jetpac in comments below 👇


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