Shopify Performance Optimization

Browse our blog posts here to learn about performance optimization for Shopify and pick up some tips and recommendations.

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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 […]

Shopify Optimization FAQ – What to Expect When Optimizing a Site

2019-12-25T22:50:48-07:00December 25th, 2019|Performance Optimization|

Our team has collectively optimized hundreds of Shopify sites.

We’ve seen a lot, we’ve learned a lot, we share a lot.

We’ve had happy clients (woohoo! 😃) and sad clients 😞.

In most cases, the negative experiences we’ve had with a client are either a difference in expectations or a lack of communication on our part.

This […]

Using Resource Hints for Performance Optimization on Shopify Sites

2019-10-30T08:35:56-06:00October 27th, 2019|Performance Optimization|

When trying to improve the performance of your Shopify store, it’s really helpful to know about the range of optimization opportunities available to you in order to have your site running as optimally as possible.

An often overlooked, simple yet effective Shopify optimization opportunity is the use of what are known as ‘resource hints’.

What are resource […]

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 […]

How to Optimize a Shopify Site: Complete Guide to Faster Load Speed

2019-11-14T00:25:35-07:00June 3rd, 2019|How-To Guides, Performance Optimization|

Updated November 14th, 2019

This guide is for performance optimization. If you’re looking for conversion optimization, check out our Shopify Conversion Rate Optimization Guide.

We’ve successfully optimized hundreds of Shopify sites, ran experiments, analyzed data, and dialed in the tactics to make sites faster.

These are the main points of optimization for Shopify […]

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 […]