I would like to know the reasons + solutions for slow webpage loading. We tried decrease the number of products per page and row. We are currently using Out of the Sandbox theme.
My customers (different location/ region) gave feedback that my e-commerce website is loading slowly:
Please provide a solution and any tips that can help improve this issue.
Website url is www.butterflybeads.ca
Thank you in advance for your help
Yes ,you need to work on your website speed as I am also seeing it is very low. It is 28%. Low mobile page speed may kill your traffic and affect your conversion. Your google page mobile speed score should be above 65-70.
In order to Improve website speed we need to:
-Remove unnecessary code on a high priority basis.
-Compressed images or Defer offscreen images.
-Web Pages need to be Minified.
-Minimize main-thread work
-Beware of excessive liquid loops
-Decrease thumbnail image size
-Weigh the benefits of installing another app
By fixing these issues, your website speed score can definitely improve.
If anything is missed out or unclear then don't hesitate to ask
Since Google Pagespeed Insights only simulates speed (which means it's basically just a guess), you should try using a tool that actually gives relevant advice for Shopify sites (learn more here: https://speedboostr.com/google-psi-for-shopify/).
When testing on real devices and real networks, on a standard LTE connection the site takes 4~5 seconds to load, when I think it's possible to get you down to 2 seconds.
View your results here: https://www.webpagetest.org/result/200605_8M_2d409873f15f4a5baac43bc8ca0d589b/
You can view your results here: https://analyze.speedboostr.com/result/fo3gkdtb8j
The best advice I can give is to go through the theme and add lazy loading to images across your site. This will have a notable impact to speed due to the large volume of images on your site.
If you need help with this, there's a how-to guide on our blog: https://speedboostr.com/shopify-lazy-loading/