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Combining JS / CSS Can Make Your Site Load Slower

2020-03-23T13:27:30-06:00March 23rd, 2020|Case Studies, Optimization|

Combining CSS and JS files has historically been a popular method of improving a website’s performance.

By concatenating all of your files into one asset, you minimize the amount of calls that are being made to retrieve these assets from the web server.

In 2020 however, is combining files to reduce request calls a valid optimization method?

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How to Safely Edit Your Shopify Theme

2020-03-17T10:54:27-06:00March 17th, 2020|How-To Guides, Themes|

Shopify Theme = the files and templating system that control the design of your site.

My goal with this post is to help non-programmers understand the system and show you how to edit your site’s design with code.

If the Customize theme section doesn’t have the option to change what your looking for, it’s time to dig […]

Shopify Performance Case Study – How Apps Affect Load Speed

2020-03-13T17:12:40-06:00March 12th, 2020|Case Studies, Optimization|

Here at Speed Boostr we optimize a lot of websites to help improve Shopify store performance. After all, a fast site is a vital ingredient for keeping users on your site and in creating conversions.

When performing optimizations, I spend quite a bit of time using developer tools to inspect network activity and loaded resources.

A […]