Allow us to introduce Mantle, a framework for building robust websites and applications using WordPress. Think of Mantle as a layer that sits between WordPress and your custom code, providing you all the benefits of the WordPress CMS with a developer experience similar to Laravel.
Code optimization is an important topic for any developer. Matt Boynes, Director of Platform Services, WordPress, will be walking WordCamp Boston audiences through some tried-and-true methods for pinpointing the slow points of any WordPress plugin or theme.
Using free tools, including the debug bar plugin and some of its add-on plugins, he’ll identify each issue and use three general approaches to optimize offending code.