Why we use wordpress plugins? Simple Answer is that we use wordpress plugins to add features to your site. Then our next question is that “Does a wordpress plugin affects your site load time?” Then we can say “Yes, A wordpress Plugin can affect your site load time.” How a wordpress Plugin affects the load time of a site.
How to check load time?
To check the affect of plugis on your load time .Deactivate all the plugins and open your site and Righ click on site page menu appears Select Inspect in Google Chrome and Inspect Element in Firefox. Then Developer tool panel will appear. Click on Network tab
Now Reload your page File that are Loaded will show with their load time. After the page stop loading you can count your load time. Activate your plugins and reload the page. After activation of plugins when you reload the page the number of files in networks tab will increase and each file take its load time then. Then load time will increase.
How we can control a WordPress Plugin?