Did you know that the HTTP protocol is now 26 years old? That’s right, born back in 1991, HTTP is a main component in the mechanism of the Internet, responsible for the data transfer on the Web. The latest HTTP/2 version was launched in 2015, bringing a number of advantages that improve the online experience of both website owners, and the website’s visitors.
The word 'cache' means 'to store, hide'. And web cache means storing web information. Caching of information for upcoming use is an effective way to accelerate the loading of a dynamic website. When compression of such saved information is applied, the downloading time for the user is accelerated even more.
In a previous article we explained how to speed up your OpenCart store by reducing the calculation for the number of products displayed in a given category.
In this way you reduce the numerous SQL queries, sent towards the database. If you need the number of products to be visible, you can optimize in another way in order to improve your loading speed.
Today we will tell you about one more basic technique for optimizing and speeding up your OpenCart.
OpenCart is one of the most commonly used online store systems by our customers and comprises 6.3% of all installed CMS platforms). As we receive many inquiries about speed optimization we decided to give you a few tips on how to speed up your OpenCart store.