Why is Squarespace being so slow?

While Squarespace has a number of measures in place to ensure fast load times, content added to your site impacts how quickly it loads. For example, pages with many images can load slowly, especially on mobile devices and slower connections. Whenever possible, keep each page on your site to 5 MB or less.

How do I increase page speed on Squarespace?

How to Speed Up a Squarespace Site — The Essential Checklist

  1. Before starting, check your existing site loading time.
  2. Use Squarespace 7.1 rather than 7.0.
  3. Switch on SSL.
  4. Reduce your image sizes.
  5. Keep scripts to a minimum.
  6. Be smart with web fonts.
  7. Use the custom thumbnail option for video embeds.

Is Squarespace mobile responsive?

All Squarespace sites adjust on smaller browsers to fit the format of a device. We do this with responsive design, where your content automatically resizes based on the size of the browser window viewing your site. In general, content stacks vertically on mobile.

Which browser is best for Squarespace?

Squarespace sites are optimized for viewing in Chrome and Safari’s mobile browsers.

Is something wrong with Squarespace?

No incidents reported today.

How do I reduce DNS Lookups in Squarespace?

If you want to adjust or reduce DNS lookups on your Squarespace site, you’ll have to do so by finding a different host for your site. For example, hosts like GoDaddy and Rackspace can have pretty sluggish DNS times. But hosts like Cloudflare and Digital Ocean normally perform a bit better in this department.

Is Squarespace slow to load?

Squarespace sites might load slowly on other versions. Check if your browser is current, and download the latest version. For more resources, Chrome, Safari, and Firefox have built-in tools you can use to investigate loading issues.

What is a mobile breakpoint Squarespace?

A mobile breakpoint is the width (in pixels) at which the website changes to fit smaller screen sizes. The truth is that there are no standard mobile breakpoints, at least not anymore. Mobile devices come in many different sizes.

What is a responsive web banner?

This means that while the website changes horizontally, everything on your website is re-positioned.