Weebly Websites need faster performance

I recently noticed how slow my website was loading, just before I was about to share it with a potential business investor and decided to perform a website speed test (https://tools.pingdom.com). The over all rating it received was a C. Only faster than about 28% of all websites out there. So my website is SLOWER than 72% of all websites. Smiley Sad WTH! 

 

Here are some of the issues it pointed out as reason for it being slow, apparently the worst ones:

 

Parallelize downloads across hostnames (not utilizing)
Grade: 0/F

 

Leverage browser caching (bunch of things can be improved)
Grade: 39/F

 

Combine external JavaScript (room for improvement)
Grade: 40/F

 

There are 6 JavaScript files served from cdn2.editmysite.com. They should be combined into as few files as possible.

 

http://cdn2.editmysite.com/js/lang/en/stl.js?buildTime=1499988041&
http://cdn2.editmysite.com/js/site/commerce-core.js?buildTime=1499988041
http://cdn2.editmysite.com/js/site/main-commerce-browse.js?buildTime=1499988041
http://cdn2.editmysite.com/js/site/main.js?buildTime=1499988041
http://cdn2.editmysite.com/js/wsnbn/snowday261.js
http://cdn2.editmysite.com/js/wsnbn/snowday262.js

 

There are 5 JavaScript files served from www."mysite".com. They should be combined into as few files as possible.

/ajax/api/JsonRPC/Commerce/?Commerce[Checkout::getMiniCart]
/ajax/api/JsonRPC/Commerce/?Commerce[Checkout::getShoppingCart]
/files/templateArtifacts.js?1500331873
/files/theme/custom.js?1499440412
/files/theme/plugins.js?1499440412

 

There are 3 JavaScript files served from static.zbcdn.net. They should be combined into as few files as possible.

 

http://static.zbcdn.net/9/d/9d6329bc0f43be3a9a7d24bdf342e269/data.js?1500295104237
http://static.zbcdn.net/__xghumiz/bundle.js
http://static.zbcdn.net/__xghumiz/sb.temp2.js

 

Resources with a "?" in the URL are not cached by some proxy caching servers. Remove the query string and encode the parameters into the URL for the following resources:

 

http://cdn2.editmysite.com/css/old/fancybox.css?1499988041
http://cdn2.editmysite.com/css/sites.css?buildTime=1499988041
http://cdn2.editmysite.com/css/social-icons.css?buildtime=1499988041
http://cdn2.editmysite.com/fonts/wSocial/wsocial.woff?cachebust=true
http://cdn2.editmysite.com/js/lang/en/stl.js?buildTime=1499988041&
http://cdn2.editmysite.com/js/site/commerce-core.js?buildTime=1499988041
http://cdn2.editmysite.com/js/site/main-commerce-browse.js?buildTime=1499988041
http://cdn2.editmysite.com/js/site/main.js?buildTime=1499988041
http://static.zbcdn.net/9/d/9d6329bc0f43be3a9a7d24bdf342e269/data.js?1500295104237
http://staticxx.facebook.com/connect/xd_arbiter/r/XBwzv5Yrm_1.js?version=42

 

There are 3 CSS files served from cdn2.editmysite.com. They should be combined into as few files as possible.

 

http://cdn2.editmysite.com/css/old/fancybox.css?1499988041
http://cdn2.editmysite.com/css/sites.css?buildTime=1499988041
http://cdn2.editmysite.com/css/social-icons.css?buildtime=1499988041

 

There are 2 CSS files served from fonts.googleapis.com. They should be combined into as few files as possible.

 

http://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Cantarell:400,700,400italic,700italic&subset=latin,latin-ext
http://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Montserrat:400,700&subset=latin,latin-ext

 

 

Weebly, Please improve the  poor load performance of our websites due to site editor issues. Again, I noticed how slow it was loading, which prompted me to find out what the hell the problem was and run a load test on my site. I have had multiple issues with how slow my website loads after switching to weebly and I have reported it before, with zero customer service or care from Weebly. Please update what can be updated to improve the load time.

  • eCommerce
  • editor
  • mobile
  • site editor
Comments

This got caught by our spam filter but I approved it so it would be posted here, @Creature. I know we're working on improving some of the things you've mentioned, though I don't know what the status of that is.

Thanks @Adam .  I attempted to remove the URLs from all links and just have the display text and everytime the post reverts back to each line of text that is a web address having a URL, wether it is removed through delinking or not. A bug you might want to fix if you have an auto spammer that penalizes posts with this many links, when I wasn't even trying to actually link them and even went so far as to go into each one and remove the URL as to only show the display text and it still reverted back to all of them being hyperlinked. 

 

Next, if this is something that Weebly is in fact working on, or atleast some of it, to improve site performance for its customers, could you move it over to "we're working on it"? I would love to see someone take responsibilty for these improvements that need to be made to improve the weebly product.

Impresive, Thanks for the insight...

Status changed to: We're Working on It.
 
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