Good old Magento web-stores, they’re a fantastic eCommerce platform for selling on-line, packed full of free features and functionality. However, it can get bogged down and begin to limp as it scales, especially if you do not make a few tweaks here and there!
There’re is already plenty of on-line performance resources available
With so many developer blogs, guides and how-to’s available to show you to improve performance at various different technical levels you need to start somewhere. Whether it’s tweaking the administration settings, installing an extension, altering the .htaccess/php.ini files or even MySQL resource allocation improvements.
There are numerous tricks available to speed up your on-line store, so it’s raring like a pack of Rhosgobel rabbits (Hobbit reference for racing rabbits).
Webhosting UK have put together a handful of tips to speed up your store
In one of my social media feeds, I came across a Magento performance post from one of my web hosting providers and thought it was worth re-posting.
Some of the performance boosts include some changes to:
Editing your .HTACCESS
- Enable GZIP Compression .htaccess
- Use Expires Header
Tweaks in Magento Admin
- Enabling flat catalogue in Magento admin
- Merging JS and CSS files
- Enabling Magento caching
- Enabling the Magento Compiler
- Delete unwanted files/extension data
- Optimise your images
Anyway, enough gassing from me! Why not check out their full post “Is your Magento Site Getting Slow – Well Here’s a Solution For It”
Read HOW! http://goo.gl/QoPmD4