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My website loads slowly in Response. What can I do to make it faster?

Modified on: Tue, 16 Aug, 2022 at 1:02 PM

This article lists possible reasons your website might load slowly and what you can try to speed up your website’s response time.

Reasons response measurements may be slow:

The processes necessary for your page to load may be slow for reasons such as:

  • Inefficient database lookups
  • “heavy” data processing when generating the  HTML output for the site

What could make my website load faster?

  • Use a Content Delivery Network (CDN)
  • Use compression on the webserver
  • Optimize the HTML output
  • Change the website to load dynamically (as needed)

Siteimprove also provides a Performance module that helps you to optimize your website’s load time and improve the visitor experience. For more information check out this article - What is Performance and why does it matter?

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