Very slow loading speed!

Elaine_Kim
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Hi! 

My site is extremely slow whenever trying to load a new page, can anyone take a look and suggest what to do to speed it up? Thanks! 

 

www.elainekim.com

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JoesIdeas
Shopify Expert
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There were some outages with Shopify today. If this isn't usual behavior that could be it. You can check Shopify status here: https://www.shopifystatus.com/ (looks like they're all good now).

If it's a regular issue, here's the approach I'd take to fix:

1) Make sure you don't have console errors. I see 2 related to zendesk here:

console errors.jpg 

To find and fix console errors, usually you'll need a developer but you might be able to solve, here's a guide I wrote to help: https://speedboostr.com/finding-and-fixing-server-errors/.

You can also implement resource hints / preloading so that inter-site navigation is faster. Here's how you do that: https://speedboostr.com/resource-hints.

You could also start with standard Shopify optimizations. Use the Shopify Analyzer to see what can / should be optimized on your site + links to guides you can use to fix them. That's a free tool my team created for the Shopify community.

 

 

 

Founder of Speed Boostr (Shopify optimization experts, theme customization, custom app development).
Creator of Shopify Analyzer (first performance analysis tool for Shopify sites, free for the Shopify community).
Creator of Order Automator (auto tag orders and customers + auto fulfill orders + email notifications).
Creator of Theme Scientist (A/B testing app) and Tip Jar (add a tip button to your store).
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