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  • Hello,

    If you go to this site and click on another page, you’ll see it go white for a second and you’ll see some links on the far left.

    Can anyone please tell me why it’s doing this and suggestions on how to remedy it?

    Thank you!

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  • It’s related to the huge number of javascript and css files you are including. There is rarely a need for that many files, each causes an http request that slows down the rendering of the site. What you are seeing is a version of your site without the styles applied.

    You might want to look at:
    – reducing the amount of js and css used
    – merging and minifying what you need
    – only including what a specific page needs
    – ensuring it all gets cached
    – loading the js at the bottom of the page instead of the top.


    I agree with pkwooster, when I looked at the source code your site I thought the same thing. His advice for what to do is pretty good too, most of what he suggests is possible with wordpress.

    are there any plugins to help with this? wp-cache, minify, etc?

    thanks for looking by the way guys, I appreciate it

    I am having the same problem, its driving me crazy. I have installed WP super cache and WP sanitize and its is still taking forever to load in Firefox. My hosts keep suspending my account and have told to optimize the site,. which I have done following all of the suggestions on this site. ie: reduce no of plugins, optimize all images etc.I have been working on this day and night now for over 4 weeks, can someone please help??

    Many thanks

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