Step 1: Turn On Caching in Joomla!
Go into Global Configurations and turn on your cache system. You will have to play around with Progressive and Conservative caching to see what suits your site best.
Step 2: Install Cloud Flare
Just log into your control panel and go to the CloudFlare icon. Cpanel Link Example: (www.yourdomain.com:2082)
Additional Website Optimizations
- JchOptimize: http://sourceforge.net/projects/jch-optimize
- JotCache: http://www.jotcomponents.net/web-programming/jotcache/download
- Joomla Extension Directory: http://extensions.joomla.org/extensions/core-enhancements/performance/site-performance