Store Speed

LastRep
Tourist
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Any one have any suggestions on how i can increase my store speed? currently sitting at 33 store speed  

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JohnCodes
Shopify Partner
128 10 68

Hi @LastRep 

I'd recommend entering your website's URL into the Shopify Analyzer. It's a free tool our team built to help discover optimization opportunities for your Shopify site.

The main things you'll likely want to look into doing are:

  • Lazy loading. This defers the loading of images until they come into a user's view. This way they aren't all being loaded up at once.
  • Image optimizations. Compressing and reducing the overall size of oversized images.
  • Minify scripts. This allows scripts throughout your theme to execute quicker.

Those are some of the main actions you can pursue when trying to further optimize your store. We actually have an in-depth optimization guide if you'd like to check it out: How to Optimize a Shopify Site: Complete Guide to Faster Load Speed

If you'd like any help, feel free to reach out to our optimization team at speedboostr.com/contact. Best of luck!

Side note: A Speed Score of 33 is actually pretty good! We typically see Speed Scores range between 10-30, so you're doing better than most.

Developer at SpeedBoostr (Shopify optimization and dev agency).
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Syed_Mustafa
Shopify Partner
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Kindly share your store URL so I can let you know further 

A one-second delay in page load time yields:

11% fewer page views
16% decrease in customer satisfaction
7% loss in conversions
A few extra seconds could have a huge impact on your ability to engage visitors and make sales.

This means that having a fast site is essential not just for just google ranking but for keeping your bottom line profits high.

How to speed up your website in 2021
Minimize HTTP requests.
Minify and combine files.
Use asynchronous loading for CSS and JavaScript files.
Defer JavaScript loading.
Minimize time to first byte.
Reduce server response time.
Choose the right hosting option for your needs.
Run a compression audit. and so on.


Increase page scores to 80+ (mobile)
Increase page scores to 80+ (desktop)
Optimize front/back end
Remove unused JavaScript
Eliminate render-blocking resources
Defer offscreen images
Remove unused CSS
Lazy load pages

If interested please feel free to let me know so I can optimize your website professionally. Thanks and Best Regards 

If helpful then please Like and Accept Solution.
Do you need custom changes on the store or want a complete speed optimization? Hire me.
Need a dropshipping expert or wants to alive your dead dropshipping store?
Feel free to contact me at Syedmustafanadeem99@gmail.com

Hi @LastRep 

I'm Richard, CRO Expert of the PageFly - Free Landing Page Builder. I would love to provide my recommendation for your store based on 5 years of providing solutions for about 100.000 active Shopify merchants. 

First, you should provide your store URL so we can check, find out and give you recommendations. 

However, there are some important things you can take a look at:

1. Optimize image loading times: it’s a process of delivering high-quality images in the right format, dimension, size, and resolution while keeping the smallest possible size. Optimized images load faster and consume less cellular data. Some online tools such as Shopify Online Image Resizertinypng.com or imagecompressor.com work fairly awesome.

2. Optimize front-end code

2.1 Convert your images to a next-gen format

The only downside of these next-gen formats is browser support is not universal for them. Check out these links below to see the current browser support for each format.

2.2 Minify files

The best place to get started to reduce page load is to minimize HTML, CSS and JavaScript files. These files determine your site’s appearance – like the clothing and shoes that you wear – so it’s vital to run them through some quality filters.

Let’s start with reducing the size of each file and the total number of files. This task includes removing unnecessary formatting, whitespace and code.

2.3 Eliminate render-blocking resources 

The most common render-blocking resources are JavaScript and CSS files that are located at the head of your web page. They load in the above-the-fold area (or the area that you normally see on a website before scrolling down to see the rest of the content) and they are a part of the critical rendering path used by a web browser.

2.4 Defer unused CSS 

To defer unused CSS, you can remove unused rules from stylesheets to reduce unnecessary bytes consumed by network activity.

Prioritize above-the-fold content (lazy loading)

Sometimes, you can improve user experience by having your above-the-fold (top of the page) load faster — even if the rest of the page takes a few seconds to load. This is called lazy loading and particularly helpful for pages with lots of content below the fold. PageFly does provide this in-app function so you can give it a try.

And finally, Don’t forget Google Indexing after

To ensure Google crawls your page and recognizes the changes you’ve made, request indexing using Google Search Console for your website. The sooner Google indexes your site, the better. Speeding up your website may help your Search Engine Result Pages (SERPs).

If you feel my answer helpful, like it or give it a thumb up. Let me know if you have any questions. Cheers!

Richard - PageFly

CRO Expert at PageFly - Advanced Shopify Page Builder - Empowering 90.000+ active merchants.

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