Eshop too Slow after, Probably due to js_composer Warning

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  • Avatar: george kakamoukas
    george kakamoukas
    Participant
    December 29, 2023 at 15:46

    Hi,
    From 90/100 score in speedtest software I am now at 40%, without any significant change. I check server’s log files and I see too many warning:

    “mod_fcgid: stderr: PHP Warning: Attempt to read property “post_title” on null in “…/wp-content/plugins/js_composer/include/helpers/helpers.php on line 60″”

    I am not sure if this is the only thing that affects website speed, but it is something I need to check.

    Thank you in advance

    3 Answers
    Avatar: Tony Rodriguez
    Tony Rodriguez
    Support staff
    December 30, 2023 at 09:04

    Hello, @george kakamoukas,

    Thank you for using our theme and for contacting us.

    Website speed depends on various factors that we do not control. What we can do is share the links that can help you with speed optimization: https://xstore.helpscoutdocs.com/article/100-how-to-speed-up-my-website

    Every additional plugin slows down site a bit, so we would recommend you disable unrequired plugins.

    We are writing to address the issue you have been experiencing with your website’s slow loading speed. After conducting a speed test on your website via GTmetrix, we have found that the performance is suboptimal. You may review the results at the following link:
    https://gtmetrix.com/reports/cocoboo.gr/yx2dCsG0/

    We recommend that you review the suggestions provided by GTMetrix in the Top Issues list, accessible here:https://imgur.com/a/f5XxDvW

    About your results on gtmetrix results:

    -–Avoid an excessive DOM size – read these posts about DOM https://docs.wp-rocket.me/article/1412-avoid-an-excessive-dom-size
    https://isotropic.co/avoid-an-excessive-dom-size-on-your-wordpress-website/ Edit your page and Product elements and enable Ajaxify for the Product elements https://prnt.sc/HzYeSqzHBWKo . It should reduce the DOM structure. Also, you may try to reduce the DOM results on the page by reducing the number of sections of the page/elements in the footer or header;

    -Eliminate render-blocking resources: https://gtmetrix.com/eliminate-render-blocking-resources.html

    -Avoid long main-thread tasks https://gtmetrix.com/avoid-long-main-thread-tasks.html

    -Serve static assets with an efficient cache policy
    https://gtmetrix.com/serve-static-assets-with-an-efficient-cache-policy.html

    – Avoid enormous network payloads – https://gtmetrix.com/avoid-enormous-network-payloads.html

    – Use a Content Delivery Network (CDN), it can give an equally fast web experience to your users across the globe. We use CDN on our demos;
    For further guidance on how to improve your website’s speed, we invite you to review our theme documentation. The following links provide detailed information on this topic:

    1. https://xstore.helpscoutdocs.com/article/39-main-theme-options
    2. https://xstore.helpscoutdocs.com/article/128-how-to-improve-wp-rocket-settings-with-xstore

    For a comprehensive understanding of the specific issues that may be affecting your website’s speed, we suggest conducting a website speed test with GTMetrix. This tool can provide you with actionable recommendations to further enhance your website’s performance.

    We trust that you will find this information useful in improving your website’s performance.

    Best Regards,
    8Theme’s Team.

    Avatar: george kakamoukas
    george kakamoukas
    Participant
    December 30, 2023 at 10:32

    Thank you for your prompt response. I have done my research and I started to improve things on the website. However, I face the following issue: I have 4433 php deprecated warnings and 4371 coming from js_composer which is WP Bakery’s file. I see WP Bakery offers an update but since I have WP Bakery through the theme I cannot update it. Could you provide me with the updated version.

    Avatar: Tony Rodriguez
    Tony Rodriguez
    Support staff
    December 30, 2023 at 11:50

    Hello, @george kakamoukas,

    Thank you for reaching out, and We appreciate your proactive approach to improving the website. We understand the challenges you’re facing with the PHP deprecated warnings and those originating from js_composer in WP Bakery.

    1) Regarding the WPBakery update, since it is bundled with the theme, you’ll need to update the theme itself to get the latest version of WP Bakery. Please follow the instructions outlined in the XStore Article on updating theme included plugins:
    https://xstore.helpscoutdocs.com/article/38-activation-and-purchase-codes and https://xstore.helpscoutdocs.com/article/37-plugins-update -This guide will assist you in updating the necessary components, including WP Bakery.

    2) Now, regarding the PHP deprecated warnings, it’s important to note that these warnings often occur when the website is in debug mode. To address this, I recommend turning off the debug mode. The warnings are not visible in the production environment, and it helps maintain a cleaner codebase.

    For detailed instructions on turning off the debug mode, please refer to the official WordPress documentation on debugging: https://wordpress.org/documentation/article/debugging-in-wordpress/ .

    Feel free to reach out if you have any further questions or if you encounter any issues during the update process. I’m here to assist you.

    Best Regards,
    8Theme’s Team.

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