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8 Ways To Improve WordPress Site Load Time

I had constantly worked on improving the site load time since last few weeks and you might have noticed some of the changes as well. If you are a regular reader, its hard to not notice them. :)  As per my experience, I have made a list of things that you can do in order to improve your WordPress site's load time.

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Watch Youtube Videos with Externally Loaded Subtitles

Some days back, I was watching a british movie on YouTube, and it was quite difficult for me to understand what some of the characters were saying. At that very moment, I thought of a site I had come across earlier - subber.com. It used to let users add external subtitles to Youtube videos, but seems like it has been down for some time now. So, here I have made a list of ways to add subtitles on YouTube Video that does not belong to you.

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WordPress : Lazy Load Disqus Comments on Button Click

Over the last few days, I have made some changes on the site to improve its speed. One of such changes was replacing the native WordPress comment system with Disqus. I changed the comment system because I thought of doing something like what Amit Agarwal has done on Labnol - make comments appear only when the visitors click on a button. This will reduce a lot of HTTP requests and in turn, help to improve site speed. I googled and then came across a post that did exactly what I was looking for!

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5 Sites To Get Freebies

If you are a regular reader here, you might have wondered at times how I learn about different freebie offers. There is a separate section here that deals with freebies and I have been posting some giveaways every once in a while. As every other blog post, freebies also require a bit of research. But, unlike other posts, you can find those deals listed on a fixed set of sites. Here I will make a list of sites that I have been using in order to get free stuff for you guys. These sites, or forums to be more exact, are the places where users share the free deals that they have come across.

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How To Disable Bing Translator on Twitter

Bing Translator automatically translates non-English posts on Facebook and Twitter. As much as I'd like to appreciate the feature, it is very unreliable service. I'm not sure about you guys, but I have never seen Bing translate even one word of my language (Nepali) correctly. I'd rather not see incorrect translations on my news feed.

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How To Verify Nepali PayPal With Payoneer MasterCard?

PayPal, the most popular online payment processor, can be used by Nepalese but only for the purpose of sending money. A Nepali PayPal account cannot be used to receive money. We had talked about creating a PayPal of another country and withdrawing the money in Nepal earlier . On this post, however, we're going to explain to you how you can verify a Nepali PayPal account which can only be used to send payments.

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How To Export Google Sites Posts To WordPress

Google Sites is an easy site builder provided by Google. However, the number of people who use Google Sites, or even know that it exists, is very less since most of the users prefer to go with Blogger or WordPress.  You don't need to have any technical knowledge to use Google Sites, not even the amount you require to operate a Blogger blog. It is very simple and has a very limited number of options.

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