Sanjoy Roy

[MCM, MCP, SCJP] – Senior PHP Programmer

Magento is slow?


1. Sign in to Backend (index.php/admin)
2. From the menu choose System->Cache Management
3. Click on Select All link
4. Choose Enable from Actions drop down list
5. Press Submit button.
6. To enable additional cache management press both the “Flush Catalog Images Cache” and “Flush JavaScript/CSS Cache” buttons.

(~public_html/.htaccess file changes)

<IfModule mod_deflate.c>
DeflateBufferSize 32768
DeflateCompressionLevel 5

<Location />
SetOutputFilter DEFLATE
BrowserMatch ^Mozilla/4 gzip-only-text/html
BrowserMatch ^Mozilla/4\.0[678] no-gzip
BrowserMatch \bMSIE !no-gzip !gzip-only-text/html
SetEnvIfNoCase Request_URI \.(?:gif|jpe?g|png|tiff)$ no-gzip dont-vary
Header append Vary User-Agent env=!dont-vary


zlib.output_compression = on


One response to “Magento is slow?

  1. Scott 06/01/2011 at 1:26 AM

    Magento default caching will only get so far. If you want to really speed up Magento, check out TinyBrick’s LightSpeed Module. It brings full-page caching to the Community Edition.

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