Fast Websites Perform Better

screenshot Washington School-based health website

Visual Design by Heidi Grace
WordPress Theme Development by Scott Marlow

This state affiliate site borrows its brand identity from the national School-Based Health Alliance.

A map helps stakeholders locate over 50 Washington State School-Based Health Centers. A dynamic blog publishes information on advocacy activities, events, funding opportunities, and jobs; visitors can subscribe by email to automatically receive these updates.

Based on _Underscores, the WordPress Theme is only 590 Kb – 76% smaller than the national site’s 2.5 Mb page size – with 64% fewer web server requests (30). Database-driven websites, like WordPress, are more performance optimized when server requests are less than 40-60.