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Upgrade your site checklist

You already have a site - now you want to upgrade it, what should you do ?
Make it fast - preferably not having any server side code (no php etc) just plain htmlUse Xenu to see that there are no broken linksRedirect your site to the www domainCreate a 404 page (or redirect to your homepage)Make it responsive!
Reduce the size of the site componentsCompress images (many online services)Dust off unused CSS selectorsMinify CSSMinify JSMinify HtmlInstead of minifying the above resources (css, js, html) use Google's minifier which minifies all of the above on the fly (also uses cache) and even joins the CSS & JS together so you will have less server calls.Use GTMetrix to analyze then implement their suggestionsUse Google Page Speed to analyze then implement their suggestionsDon't stop implementing speed fixes according to the above analyses till you get above 90% speed score!
Add Analytics (google analytics)Add Google webmaster toolsCreate Sitemap(and submit it into google's w…