Practical Performance Profiling

A presentation at WordCamp Norway 2015 in in Oslo, Norway by Andrey Savchenko

The tools for PHP performance profiling (from basic to advanced) and how to build actionable and beneficial workflows out of them.



The following resources were mentioned during the presentation or are useful additional information.

  • Slides

    Original slides for the talk.

  • Laps

    Laps is a plugin that shows performance information about WordPress page load.

    It provides a visual summary in toolbar that is quick and easy to inspect.

  • Blackfire

    PHP performance profiler.


The following code examples from the presentation can be tried out live.