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Free CDN Services to Speed Up your WordPress website

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It is very important for any website to load fast as it will improve the SEO as well as helps in reducing bounce rate. Content Delivery Network (CDN) services help in loading the static contents (CSS, images, JavaScript etc.) of your website and serving them to visitors to your website through their own servers which are located in various locations of the world. This results in enhancement of speed of your WordPress website.

Content Delivery Network also helps in saving bandwidth from your web hosting provider. In this article, I am going to provide you with a list of 4 free Content Delivery Network services (CDNs) which would help in boosting the speed of your website.

1. CloudFlare

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CloudFlare is a Content Delivery Network (CDN) service which has multiple servers located all over the world. CloudFare helps in loading the static contents (CSS, images, JavaScript) of your website and serving them to visitors to your website. CloudFlare helps in 1). Faster load time for your website; 2). Saving of bandwidth from your web host; 3). Protection of your website at DNS level; and 4). Works seamlessly with your website through the use of plugins.

2. Incapsula

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Incapsula is a cloud-based Application Delivery platform. Incapsula uses a global content delivery network (CDN) to provide website security, DDoS protection, 7 load balancing and, failover, Global Server Load Balancing (GSLB) services to clients all over the world.

3. Swarmify

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Swarmify (previously known as SwarmCDN) is a technology which reduces a website’s bandwidth and loads its assets more efficiently. Swarmify easily adds to any website and concurrently with any CDN/hosting solution. Swarmify also provides instant cache expiration.

4. Photon

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Photon is an image acceleration service for sites hosted on WordPress.com or on Jetpack-connected WordPress sites. It serves your website’s images through their global network. To activate Photon, you need to install Jetpack into your website/blog.

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