As they say, slow fires will smolder for a long time. Of course, it is, but not with regard to e-commerce sites. All your visitors will scatter if a page-load time exceeds at least 2 seconds.
By default, Magento 2 isn’t slow, however, if not set up well, the store will lag and load bit by bit.
First off, check all the platform basic system requirements, if the web service, database, PHP, memory, and stuff meet them. When it’s okay, continue with the configurations described below.
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Magento 2 supports PHP 5.6. However, the performance has been improved in the 7th version by 25+%.
Why make Magento 2 Varnish Cache Configuration? By enabling the accelerator you can transfer much more traffic without load speed losses. When working in production mode, the option will take over caching of most of the website content.
One of the basic reasons why Magento 2 is slow lies in the read speed of the database. The Flat Catalog can solve the glitch and speed the process up.
Set the Use Flat Catalog Category and Use Flat Catalog Product fields to ‘Yes’. Click the Save Config button and clear the cache.
To make the code read-through and execution faster, go on with the settings:
Set the Merge CSS Files and Minify CSS Files fields to ‘Yes’. Click the Save Config button and clear the cache.
Configure the CDN to step up your site load speed.
Save the settings and clear the cache.
Surely, it’s difficult to find a module that will work smoothly. However, pay attention to the developer’s authority and reliability. If you happen to come up with a bugged extension, check for the latest updates. The issue might have been already fixed. Contact the support team or uninstall the extension.
Try our Full Page Cache Warmer for Magento 2 to automate the cache warming process. Warm important pages first and receive visual performance reports to manage the cache updating.