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Website Performance issues

Hi I am having extremely bad load times for my website.

“In our test, your server responded in 1.5 seconds”

I have built it on a 4CPU 4GB ram droplet.

Its running WordPress and woocommerce and couple of other plugins.

As far as testing it with out any plugins I get a response time of about .4 /.6 seconds.

But I need the other plugins to make the site what it is. Is there any way to improve the sites response time?

I.e server configuration / DB ?

Currently the server is set up with Centos 7 + plesk. I have also tested the site on another server with the same results.


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Hi Plesk uses Nginx for static resources when serving webpages. I have no Idea how Nginx works and I found it a bugger just to configure the Gzip compression settings.

As for Varnish how does it help with caching?

Are you using apache with your server? You could always run nginx as a proxy server to improve delivery speed. Also you might want to look into varnish for your cache.

Those 2 should give you and improvement.