Things That Could Make Your Website Slow

 In Smart Web

The contemporary consumer typically isn’t very patient. Not only are they busy, they’ve also become accustomed to living in an instant gratification culture. They’re not going to sit around waiting for a webpage to load, which is why it’s important to do everything you can to make sure your web pages are responsive and load almost as soon as they’re opened. There are multiple things that could be making your website slow.

The Website is to Heavy

If you’re website loads to slow, check out it’s weight. The higher the sites MBs are and the more HTTP requests it has, the slower it’s going to load. The good news is that lightening your website doesn’t take much time. You just have to make each page smaller. Different ways to lighten you website involve:

  • Smaller JavaScript files
  • Looking at how you can combine CSS files
  • Taking the time to optimize images
  • Eliminating a few unnecessary image

To Many Advertisements

The urge to load your website with paid advertisements is understandable. The ads help monetize your site generate some additional revenue, but if you have so many on your website that they lead to delayed loading, the ads aren’t doing you any good. Take a look at which ads are generating revenue and eliminate the ones that aren’t pulling their weight.

Shared Hosting Plans that Don’t Fulfill Their Promise

A shared hosting seems like a great way to save some money, but if there’s too many websites using the host, it can cost you customers. The sheer number of websites connected to the host result in pages that load slowly, which in turn drives consumers from your website. In the long run, you’ll generate more revenue after you decide to spend some extra money and use a better host.

Still struggling to understand why you website is loading so slowly? Contact us. We’ll help you sort out the issue.

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