I have been using the WordPress plugin API on my homepage to get my WordPress repository plugins and live data about the number of downloads. Everything was live and the API was really fast, but the page still seemed sluggish. So I have implemented transients and the speed increased by 59.54% on the homepage and by 23.91% on the dedicated plugins page.
Once a week or so we send an email with our best content. We never bug you, we just send you our latest piece of content.
If you found any value in this post, agree, disagree, or have anything to add - please do. I use comments as my #1 signal for what to write about. Read our comment policy before commenting! Comments such as "Thank you!", "Awesome!", "You're the man!" are either marked as spam or stripped from URL.