In an earlier case-study we have seen the benefits of Cloudflare APO on reducing TTFB and FCP times. The Core Web Vitals were also green, when there were no video or display ads. The initial page request is served more quickly to the client, when using the APO feature. For a free Cloudflare plan, it costs only $5/month. If you are on a slow host, this improves the page load … [Read more...] about Is Cloudflare APO Effective on AMP Pages ?
Static content pages load much faster than websites containing dynamic pages and visual elements. WordPress is a CMS used by the majority of blog owners. This constitutes PHP code and database queries. When a WordPress post is served to the visitor, it has to fetch resources from the server. The final front-end version of HTML content is displayed to the visitor. This takes a … [Read more...] about Can Cloudflare Automatic Platform Optimization (APO) Improve TTFB and FCP
The Core Web Vitals are important performance metrics from Google’s point of view. In May 2021, these are going to have an impact on search engine rankings. Search Console already provides a simple view to these metrics. PageSpeed Insights tool which relies on the LightHouse software from Google, indicates for traffic generating sites whether you have passed the Web Vitals … [Read more...] about How Does Cloudflare APO effect Core Web Vitals in PageSpeed Insights Test
Automatic Platform Optimization (APO) is a service from Cloudflare that boosts speed and performance of the entire site. The advantage of using this product is that all your content is served from their edge servers. Visitors see speedy sites when they visit your site. Typically free versions of Cloudflare CDN will only cache static content. The initial server response time is … [Read more...] about Does Cloudflare Automatic Platform Optimization Improve Site Speed ?
In the website load test of my site, I found that it loaded in 1.3secs. This was without using any cache plugin or CDN (content delivery network). I also used very less plugins to reduce the performance delay caused by them. I was able to achieve good desktop and mobile page speed field data according to PageSpeed Insights (PSI) tool. According to this document, Lighthouse … [Read more...] about Using Cloudflare to Improve WebSite Speed to less than 90 secs