There are two elements I think are vital to maintaining large datasets – Google Drive and TablePress
Our recent removal from Google search has led me (slowly) to dissect the blog and try to refine the way information is stored, served and backed-up. Having adressed the page load speed, and increased the CSS compliance of the web page it was time to cull some of the slow loading and hefty plug-ins that, left unchecked, had grown to an unwieldy 68!
The plug-in review has been very helpful and has resulted in a further improvement in page load time and reduction in the plug-in load to 15. In response to recent tweets and emails I thought it might be useful to share some of my Top 9 favourite (retained) WP plugins