Plugin-alternative ebooks


Replace bloated paid plugins with lightweight, hard-to-find alternatives.

Replace $1,738.00 of popular plugins – for only $69.

Our ebook guides explore essential page-speed fundamentals, speed techniques, or deep obsessions on a single aspect of WordPress plugins.
You’re only a quick read away from learning vital, practical know-how for faster mobile speed.

BUNDLE.ME includes 9 speed reports and 4 bonus issues.


“I’m reveling in your information. Probably the best money I’ve ever spent on web design related information to date. And written without excess technical jargon. Your information has completely changed how I will be building websites from now on. Well done and thank you.”

Annie Minton
Web Developer


We do our own primary theme and plugin speed research. We want to know the truth about what works and what doesn’t. We help you discern between web truth and error. Between the vital and the trivial.

You won’t find mythical web hearsay – or regurgitated Google fluff.
Discover real speed results.


Contact Form 7 has a hidden speed problem you need to know about.

READ Contact.Me ebook specifications



Don’t get fooled. Puny webP doesn’t improve site speed. Our controversial issue #14 explains why it’s not worth the hassle.

READ webP.NOT ebook specifications



How to go faster than the “speeding” Hummingbird plugin.

READ Fly.Me ebook specifications


Superior speed strategy for gathering site metrics. Save over 300 milliseconds on Google Analytics service.

READ Metrics.Me ebook specifications



Why installing Yoast SEO plugin is herd behavior.


READ Search.Me ebook specifications



■ Plugin recommendations save speed and money.

■ Research discoveries about specific alternative free plugins.

■ Learn fast methods and criteria for better plugin decisions.

■ No time-consuming exploration of the 55,000+ WordPress plugin directory.


■ Avoid the learning curve and gain valuable experience and skill fast.

■ One-time cost. No future payments.

■ Premium plugins have an annual *rental* fee. Don’t get locked in for recurring annual-renewal plugins. Save your money

Make your website faster than WP Rocket without plugin rent.

READ Blast.Me ebook specifications



Better speed alternatives for Google services: AMP, CAPTCHA, CORE WEB VITALS, FONTS, MAPS, MYTHS, SEO, TESTING, WEBP, YOUTUBE.

READ Google.Me ebook specifications



Why security plugins like iThemes Security kill your speed.

READ Police.Me ebook specifications


Is Smush plugin good enough for your images? We don’t think so.

READ Crush.Me ebook specifications



Replace bloated paid plugins with lightweight, hard-to-find alternatives.

Get all 9 speed reports
+4 bonus issues
for only $69.
(over 50% off)

Learn to reverse-engineer bloated paid plugins
with lightweight, hard-to-find alternatives


Bonus issues are only available as part of BUNDLE.ME

About the Bonus Issues

BLOCK.ME – Issue #6.
Replace Akismet plugin. Save $60 annual rent and 8 milliseconds global speed. ($9.95 value)

SIGN.ME – Issue #8.
Replace OptinMonster plugin. Save $348 annual rent and 384 milliseconds global speed. ($9.95 value)

GREET.ME – Issue #9.
Replace Hello Bar plugin. Save $600 annual rent. ($9.95 value)

SELECT.ME – Issue #11.
Replace Gonzales plugin. Save $29 annual rent. ($9.95 value)


Time-Limited ComboPack

BUNDLE.ME + Toxic WordPress
$98.95     $70.94

Don’t miss out. Get the value ComboPack before it’s too late.


Special 30-minute Offer:
BONUS ebook with purchase.

Order BUNDLE.ME within the next 30 minutes and get “Toxic WordPress” (33 pages) for only 99 cents extra.


An additional $29.95 value – for
less than a buck.

Learn more about Toxic WordPress.

Fine Print

You’re buying our knowledge and expertise. Links to plugins are included for your convenience and backup.

All open-source plugin downloads are the property of their original authors and protected by GPL licenses. They are endorsed and available from the WordPress plugin directory.

We don’t provide the free plugins or support. But we do answer email speed questions for 30 days after purchase.

Did you miss out on the ComboPack deal because you dawdled?

Or you bought the bundle insanely fast?

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Tell us why you crave better site speed.

“I gotta hand it to Steve. His recommendations not only improved the site but once I deploy his methods across all sites, I’ll save quite a few bucks on paid plugins and themes.”

Jon Dykstra

About the Author

Steve Teare researches WordPress plugin speed techniques and methods. Steve’s most valued super-power is creativity.

Site owners need education. Not how to make nice-looking sites. But how not to abuse and ruin WordPress – and thus the Internet itself. Steve’s mission: save the Internet from the approaching WordPress Apocalypse!

Steve’s passion is balancing the perception of speed with color and images. Building for speed stops mobile website abuse. Performance is not just an afterthought, bake it in from the start.