Speeding up WordPress

Personally, I’ve come to the conclusion that dynamic websites are the wrong way to go for a blog, but that’s the topic of a whole other article.  For now, if you want something easy to setup and well supported, WordPress is the dominant player.  But how do you make it fast?

Static Web Generation

WordPress is great, but it’s certainly not fast.  There are tools to help, but it really doesn’t resolve the fundamental performance problem.  There’s lots of talk about static web generation now, though it’s definitely not ready for “prime time.”  Here’s a random list of resources related to static web site generation: