A few days ago we published a couple of WordPress productivity tricks that can help you save your time while using WordPress dashboard.

    Today, we’ll talk about another WordPress trick that will help you save your precious time by reducing the loading time of the WordPress admin dashboard and make it load faster.

    Recommended reading: How to get a fast WordPress website [21 actions]

    Normally, as webmasters, at CollectiveRay, we are very conscious about the loading time of the frontend of their website but they tend to ignore the loading time of their backend. In fact, loading time of the Wordpress admin backend is as important as the frontend; since you’re spending most of your time on the backend, it can affect your overall work productivity.

    Here are a few ways you can reduce the loading time of your make wp admin faster.

    Define the WordPress admin slowness problem - troubleshooting

    If your WordPress dashboard is loading extremely slowly, you’ll have to find actual reasons behind it and thus resolve the issue. Follow the troubleshooting guide below to find what causes the high load time.

    Note: Make sure you take a backup of the site so in case if something goes wrong, you can easily revert.

    Step 1: Find whether any plugin is causing high loading time

    Deactivate all plugins to see if this resolves the issue. If it solves, re-activate plugins one by one until you find the problematic plugin(s).

    Step 2: Find whether any theme is causing high loading time

    If there is no issue with the plugin, switch to the default theme, say Twenty Fifteen to rule out any theme-specific problems.

    Step 3: Re-upload wp-admin and wp-includes folders

    If the issue is not with the plugins and themes, try re-uploading the wp-admin and wp-includes folders from a fresh download of WordPress.

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    Remove WordPress admin toolbar for faster loading

    Here’s another easy trick to speed up your loading time. Remove the WordPress admin toolbar by installing Disable WP Toolbar Removal plugin.

    This plugin will remove the admin toolbar and thus reduce the core memory used, which will improve the loading time.

    Once you installed the plugin, this is what your WordPress admin will look like.

    wp admin toolbar removal

    Over to you - suggestions to make WordPress admin panel faster?

    If you're still having a problem, you might consider finding a WordPress developer for hire to help you solve these issues. Click here to read how to find the best WordPress developer to work on your website. 

    Is your WordPress admin loading faster? Do you have any trick to make WordPress backend faster that we’ve not mentioned here? Let us know your thoughts…

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