I am sure those of you who visit frequently have noticed that the site has gotten pretty slow.? The traffic is fairly high these days and I have some serious site optimization to do. The content I have been posting is media rich and that is causing some problems.
I came across a nice little tool that analyzes a web site and makes recommendations (check it out at http://www.websiteoptimization.com/services/analyze/).
Another tool that really helps you understand what is taking so damn long is the OctaGate SiteTimer and invaluable tool in troubleshooting slow page loads.
Here is another good article which offers some more generic WordPress tuning suggestions.
I will be working over the coming weeks to improve the overall performance of the site.