Written by Marouane RHAFLI in Speed Up Shopify loading Time
Mar 8 th, 2019
Google announced in July 2018 a new ranking algorithm designed for mobile search. Google called it the “Speed Update,” so the online stores that delivers the slowest experience to users will be drastically impacted by this update.
Beyond speed optimization is now one of the most important factors in SEO, it’s also important for the following :
That’s to say ! if you’re a Shopify store owner and you didn’t optimize your website yet, it’s time to react immediately by following these advises to get better score
Images constitute in most of cases more than 50% of a website file size, specially for e-commerce stores.
Not scaled and Heavy PNG format images take much muche space than JPG or JPEG images format, by consequence they take a long time to load up… Read more How to compress images to improve your Shopify loading time?
Sprites are two-dimensional images which are made up of combining small images (generally footer and payment icons) into one image at defined X and Y coordinates, this will reduce HTTPS requests as well as your website size… Read more How to use CSS sprites To Speed up Shopify loading time?
Specifying a width and height for all images allows for faster rendering by eliminating the need for unnecessary reflows and repaints as follow :
<img src="https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/2662/1520/files/YOUR-IMAGE.jpg" width="200" height="40" alt="YOUR IMAGE">
Step 1: Search for external file
Step 2: Open the link in a new window and save it in your Shopify asset
Step 3: Upload the file into Shopify Asset
Step 4 : Minify the file
Step 5: Replace external HTTPS code with internal one
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When it comes to optimizing your mobile and desktop website speed, there is a lot of technical stuff to consider.
The basic Technics shared in this article should be enough to have a good speed score and to improve ecommerce site performance.
even if you don’t have programming skills, you’ll be able to do many of these optimizations yourself. When it isn’t possible, you can order from a Shopify expert a SPEED OPTIMIZATION SERVICE HERE.
If you have questions or need additional support, please share your requests in the comments below.
Wow, by following your step i increased my speed from 65% to 76%. Thank you so much. That helped a lot
Daren B : I’m happy this post has helped you increasing your shopify loading time, 76% is a nice score. I’ll be posting more advanced Technics soon.
however if you would like to have a better score and optimize mobile speed, you can order it here : https://www.ecom-gurus.com/product/speed-up-shopify-loading-time/
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al best Mr Marouane
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Thanks for the intersents astuces.
Thank you so much Hélène
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