WordPress.org

Ready to get started?Download WordPress

Forums

SIte Speed Results (2 posts)

  1. masseyn
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    I have a community site that will rely on speed being good so during my testing i am trying to check the site on GTmetrix as i go. I have W3 Total Cache installed and this has sped the site up no end but i still have an issue with the following results.....

    Specify image dimensions - F (0) - 51% - Images - High
    Remove query strings from static resources - F (8) - 91% - Content - High
    Defer parsing of JavaScript - F (9) - 67% - JS - High
    Optimize images - F (21) - 73% - Images - High
    Serve scaled images - F (43) - 90% - Images - High
    Optimize the order of styles and scripts - C (70) - 94% - CSS/JS - High
    Use efficient CSS selectors - F (0) - 20% - CSS - Low
    Remove unused CSS - E (59.7) - 63% - CSS - Low

    A lot of them appear to be image related and i am running EWWW Image Optimize.

    Just need any advice on these high demand errors....

    Thanks

  2. Pothi
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    I primary use mod_pagespeed for image related optimization. Earlier, I used CW Image Optimizer with some success too. Ever since mod_pagespeed came out of beta, I never turned back.

    As you could use EWWW Image Optimize, I assume you have control over your server. Because mod_pagespeed requires the changes to be done at the server level.

    Regarding 'Remove unused CSS', I don't think I'd need to worry about it. Because, usually we check only the home page or a popular page within a site. Since it (Gtmetrix) provides suggestions only to a specific page, we do not know, if those unused CSS would be used somewhere else in the site.

Topic Closed

This topic has been closed to new replies.

About this Topic