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Speed Load is a big problem of every website. It can kill your business. Forty percent of visitors of your eCommerce website will leave if they don’t load within three seconds and 80 percent of customers won’t come back if they’re not satisfied with website speed. Here are some tips for you.
1. Update Magento 2
Using the lastest version of Magento because Magento team is constantly working hard on improvements in performance. It is very important that you are always running the latest version of Magento 2 as updates generally contain bug fixes. There are three main steps when it comes to upgrading a Magento installation.
2. Check your system core
The core is the server. Whatever tips you do from this or another article, you won’t have good website load speed if you don’t have a good storage for your website.
While choosing the host, run a check on these categories:
Use the dedicated server or VPS, don’t use share host anyway.
Check System Requirements for Magento 2
3. Enable Flat Categories and Products
Top reasons of Magento 2 speed issue is database read speed. To fasten the read speed of the database you should enable Flat Catalog. This will minify the number of database joins done when displaying products and due to that the MySQL query complexity will be reduced.
Go to backend, STORES => Configuration => CATALOG => Catalog => Use Flat Catalog Category and choose “Yes”
4. Merge CSS and JS Files