Site Health

Why is your Page Speed Important?

Google has used page speed as a ranking factor since 2010.

In 2018 Google ramped up the importance of page speed with The “Speed” update.

A slow loading website will hurt your Google rankings.

How to reduce load time

Our app will show you what the main pages load time is.

Check out google page speed insights to see what you can do to  improve.

Load properly sized imaged – if your image is 2,000 px by 2,000px but gets resized to 100 px to 100px on your site then your page loads much slower having to load needlessly large images.

Compress Images – images usually take up 50-90% of a page’s size, compress these images to reduce the size.

Apps to help speed up your store.

  • https://apps.shopify.com/smart-image-optimizer
  • https://apps.shopify.com/page-speed-optimizer

 

 

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