The Truth About Google PageSpeed Insights for Shopify

2019-07-20T15:53:31-04:00July 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

2019-04-20T09:26:30-04:00April 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

2019-07-18T14:31:37-04:00February 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

2019-04-20T09:11:15-04:00February 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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