How can I make WordPress Site efficient?

I’m using $20 droplet running 2 sites having 1500 page views combined. But still, it’s taking about 44% of memory. Can you suggest me plugins, etc. to decrease backend load? Site:


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Thanks for letting me know. In case of GoDaddy 512MB RAM shared plan, I was able to handle 125+ realtime visitors $5/ month plan. Here, I’m having 2GB RAM plan $24/month. Digital Ocean is expensive but offers hassle free scalability. Hope, Soon, I’ll get option to only increase RAM in future.

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Hi @aabansod

When you say “1500 page views” - over which time period? It’s normal for a WordPress installation to take up to 1GB of RAM (that includes the OS, Apache, PHP and MySQL), so the 44% RAM usage is what I would call normal.

If you want to speed up your WordPress, then the best way to do that would be with cache. There’s WordPress plugins that can help with that, if you want the easy way. There’s two very popular free plugins - but there are several others and some pay plugins: