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Website Speed Issue - Anything I can ask my webhost to do?
After browsing through the forum I see that there are many people having trouble with the speed on their websites. It seems being on a shared hosting plan is probably not the best environment for Magento depending on the size of the store and traffic, etc. I was wondering if there is anything that I may be able to ask our web host to do on the backend to improve the performance of the site? We are using the latest release of Magento - 1.1.6 and have about 500 products.
I encountered the same problem with my previous host (shared hosting), and even with Gandi (dedicated hosting). So I went to a specialized web hosting company for Magento and that did the trick. Now it’s not a problem anymore and that should be very appreciate by your customer. Check my signature if you’re interested, or this link.