Jan 6, 2022 9:23 AM
I hope that someone can help me.
We have built our website on HubSpot CMS and we are now facing issues with our site speed on mobile. On the simplest page of our website, we get a score that doesn't go above 55.
I contacted HubSpot support to help me with that, and we've explored a couple of elements on this page, to see what would have a positive impact. Those did not have any impact on this: reducing the number of CSS and JS, working on the images, sourcing the google font on Hubspot rather than on the API (which is not possible in our configuration) and load the JQuery on site's footer (which caused errors).
One of the last conclusions that I got was that the HubSpot scripts have an impact on the speed and that there isn't anything I can do about that.
Do you have best practices that I can implement and that would improve my site's speed on mobile? Have you faced a similar situation and improved your site's and page speed successfully?
Jan 7, 2022 3:36 AM
Hi @lfr ,
For increasing the speed of the page you can opt the following points
Jan 7, 2022 4:14 AM
Hi @webdew , Thank you for your answer!
- We already tried to minify the JS and CSS files but that didn't have any impact. Also because the JS used are linked to the HubSpot elements and we can't reduce them.
- Yes, the lazy load is a great option that we use
- We use a google font, which we were advised to store locally instead of using the API, but we couldn't implement this
- For videos, thanks for the tip
- For the JS thanks for the tip 🙂
Do you, by any chance, have any tips specifically for mobile? Because our speed is good on Desktop, but it is the mobile version that is a bit low.
Jan 14, 2022 11:49 AM
do you have a default theme, one from the marketplace, or did you create a custom one by yourself?
just asking because each option has it's benefits and drawbacks in case of optimization.
for instance - you can't access needed parts/files in default ones - unless you duplicate them.
To host your google fonts locally(only if you can edit all files in your theme):
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Jan 7, 2022 7:48 AM
Hi @lfr ,
The tips we shared earlier are for both desktop and mobile. And another tip is: if your website is working on the old version of the template in Hubspot then for improving the site speed go for the Hubspot boilerplate theme instead because the folder structure of the HubSpot boilerplate theme is highly optimized and it will improve the site speed. you can try the speed by building up 1 to 2 pages in HubSpot boilerplate.
Hope this helps!
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