Optimizing Your Joomla Site

CablesIs your Joomla based website running slowly?  Does it take over a few seconds for your page to fully load?  If so these tips (and our professional services) may be able to help.

Over the years the hardware and processing requirements for many CMS software packages like Joomla have increased as more features were added.  Thus, when upgrading your site from Joomla 1.5 to 2.5 or 3.0 you may see a small or even a significant slowdown in the performance of your site.  Pages might be served slower, response times dwindle, and the frustration of your visitors grows.  Straight Arrow Web Services specializes in Joomla optimization services, getting the speed back without extensive or invasive rewriting of your site’s code.

How do you know if you can benefit from Straight Arrow’s Joomla optimization services?  Start by analyzing your site's performance with one or more of the helpful tools available at Google PageSpeed,  Pingdom,  or by using the YSlow plugin for Firefox.  If you see that the server response time is an issue then we may be able to help you with Straight Arrow Hosting's lightning fast SSD based web hosting plans.  If however you see other issues in the reports that are slowing down your site we can help with those as well!

Even if your site is operating smoothly here are other benefits to optimizing Joomla that go beyond simply speeding up the site.  Even if your site is running fast you may still be wasting gigabytes of bandwidth due to unoptmized images or not using the appropriate compression schemes that can save you as much as half of your monthly bandwidth quota.  We can incorporate these data saving measures into your site without any downtime or disruption to your visitors.  

If your site is running slowly or if users are complaining of slow load times for images and other parts of your site Straight Arrow can help you get your site back up at full speed.  Simply This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the details of your site’s issues and a valid site URL and we will take a look and get back to you with an estimate as soon as possible.

 

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