Shopify Performance Benchmarks + Data Analysis + Average Speed Gains

2020-02-13T19:27:13-07:00January 31st, 2020|Case Studies, Performance Optimization|

We work on Shopify sites every day doing optimization, custom development, apps, and website features.

We optimized hundreds of Shopify sites last year and track the before and after metrics to make sure we’re delivering quality work and guaranteed speed gains.

It’s January so I figure it’s a good time to analyze the annual results to give […]

The Truth About Google PageSpeed Insights for Shopify

2019-09-03T11:28:55-06:00July 17th, 2019|Case Studies, Performance Optimization|

Hi I’m Joe from Speed Boostr. We make Shopify sites load faster.

In this article I want to clear up some misconceptions with the Google PageSpeed Insights tool.

I’ll also share what my team and I have learned from our years long optimization journey, our recommendations, and data backed information to shed some light on what Google […]

Case Study: How We Removed 1,543 Wasted Server Requests on Collection Pages

2019-04-20T09:26:30-06:00April 20th, 2019|Case Studies, Performance Optimization|

Sometimes our Shopify App Analysis service uncovers some dirty code.

We recently found this site taking almost a minute to fully load on mobile… because there were 1,687 server requests 😱

For reference: under 100 requests is good for a Shopify site with apps loading. A lot of sites are in the 100 […]

Case Study: Google PSI Score Is Not Equal to Page Load Speed

2019-07-18T14:31:37-06:00February 19th, 2019|Case Studies, Performance Optimization|

Updated July 18th, 2019

PageSpeed Insights (PSI) is a web performance analysis tool developed by Google to help you optimize your website.

It’s a useful tool to find optimization opportunities. It’s one of the analyzers we use in our toolbox.

It’s not a useful scoring system for Shopify sites or complex platforms that […]

Case Study: How We Reduced Server Requests by 83% on Product Pages

2019-04-20T09:11:15-06:00February 12th, 2019|Case Studies, Performance Optimization|

All of our Shopify optimization services help to improve your page load time… but sometimes we uncover a bottleneck and score a huge win.

This is a highlight of a big win we scored for a customer to cut their load speed in half.

The Stats

  • Service ordered: Entrepreneur Package
  • Page template tested: Product Page
  • Testing tool: WebPageTest.org
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