Magento Speed Optimization

When the shop audience grows the issue of the site speed becomes more and more urgent. No doubt that high traffic is one of the most positive and optimistic parameters. But it makes the online store owner to face to necessity of Magento shop speed optimization. One can think that it is associated with complicated arrangements or some expensive activities.

But we can give you a list of quite simple tips that can help you to optimize the site speed without incredible efforts or costs:

  • If your business is oriented to a defined country, choose a hosting located in the same place. If the Magento online shop is global you should think of a little research (at least Google Analytics tool) to decide what location you may use as a hosting base.
  • Arrange a dedicated server for the Magento store.
  • There are a number of PHP accelerators, which can be used as speed optimization means. For example, ZendOptimizer+ is utilized by SOFTLOFT in a line with other Zend Framework tools.
  • Make sure that only necessary Apache modules are installed. It is a great temptation tooverload a shop with a plenty of add-ons. But remember that they can considerably brake the Magento store functioning.
  • The same speed optimization tip concerns any extensions. Be sure that you have installed only those extensions you actually regularly use. You can disable unnecessary ones from the System bar.
  • Too many different external sources can also brake the shop speed. To raise it minimize redirects and external images, iframes or feeds.
  • Keep upgrading your shop to the latest Magento edition. Besides getting more features and bug- and security fixes, you get your Magento shop performed better.
  • Minimize usage of JavaSript.
  • Take advantages of all Magento Caches. They are adjustable from the System bar.

Now you see that it is not quite difficult to optimize a Magento-based online store speed. If you still need some qualified help or you have some questions feel free to ask SOFTLOFT.

Other Articles

A Guide to Optimizing Your Magento Store for Peak Performance

Why Does Magento Speed Matter? As an online retailer, the speed of your Magento store is crucial to your success. In today's fast-paced digital world, users have high expectations when it comes to website performance. If your Magento store is slow, it can have a significant impact on user experience

Read more

BigCommerce B2B Edition: A Guide to Scaling Your Online Presence

In today's digital age, moving your business online is no longer an option, but a necessity. However, making that transition can be challenging, especially for B2B businesses. Fortunately, there are platforms like BigCommerce B2B Edition that can help you overcome these challenges and unlock the true potential of your online

Read more

7 Top Magento Payment Gateways in 2024

What is a payment gateway? A payment gateway is an essential component of any e-commerce platform, including Magento. It acts as an intermediary between the customer and the merchant, securely transmitting payment data during online transactions. When a customer makes a purchase on a Magento website, the payment gateway encrypts

Read more
Beyond Code – We Build Experiences: Dive Into a Realm Where Every Line of Code Crafts a Story

We don't just code; we breathe life into your digital aspirations. Our expertise in coding is complemented by our design approach and strategic marketing initiatives, ensuring your brand not only looks good but performs exceptionally.

Begin Your Story