Solved

Sharepoint 2010 home page performance

Posted on 2014-02-23
12
376 Views
Last Modified: 2014-07-11
I am running a Sharepoint 2010 farm. I have a few thumbnail pics and a slide show on the home page. Internal performance is ok but external is slow which I believe is related to the size of the home page.
I am using ie developer tools network capture to view load time and pic size. The Sharepoint developers are not strict on pic size and I want to provide them with guidelines for pic size and overall home page size. Is there a max size a pics should be on a home page and also what is the recommended max size of a home page for Sharepoint 2010. Thanks
0
Comment
Question by:Sid_F
  • 5
  • 4
  • 2
  • +1
12 Comments
 
LVL 29

Expert Comment

by:QPR
Comment Utility
If the true culprit is image and page size (as opposed to code related sluggishness) then this is probably a general web design best practise rather than sharepoint specific question and answer.
Listed here are some great tips and best practises for reducing page load time.
http://developer.yahoo.com/performance/rules.html


Also, use the developer dashboard to view webpart load times
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/ff512745(v=office.14).aspx
0
 
LVL 51

Expert Comment

by:tedbilly
Comment Utility
Further to QPR's comment there is a plug-in for FireFox called YSlow that does a great job of breaking down the page performance.
0
 
LVL 5

Author Comment

by:Sid_F
Comment Utility
I am using fiddler to look at page performance however it is really what the min and max page size should be for a corporate environment that requires internal and external access that I am looking for. To some degree looking at performance tools is pointless unless you know what the benchmark size should be.
0
 
LVL 29

Expert Comment

by:QPR
Comment Utility
The benchmark is before it gets to the point you find yourself at, you'll have to reduce the number of page elements or use the developer dashboard to find an offending webpart
0
 
LVL 5

Author Comment

by:Sid_F
Comment Utility
I'm guessing from the responses that there is no metric for the ideal size. It's down to the admin to decide what is slow.
0
 
LVL 29

Expert Comment

by:QPR
Comment Utility
Correct (or user feedback).
In these days of fat internet pipes you'd need to out of your way with front end stuff to impact the end user beyond just a bit slow. Look to back end calls, buggy webparts or elements relying on other resources for your speed issues.
Did you look at the developer dashboard yet?
0
Find Ransomware Secrets With All-Source Analysis

Ransomware has become a major concern for organizations; its prevalence has grown due to past successes achieved by threat actors. While each ransomware variant is different, we’ve seen some common tactics and trends used among the authors of the malware.

 
LVL 5

Author Comment

by:Sid_F
Comment Utility
Yes I looked at the f12 developer tools and even MS deep dive on the tool but I cannot get any real life scenarios as in ... this is a test page and here are the slow elements and here is how the slow elements are identified on a capture...

The deep dive talks about getting wait, start, request, response and gap timings but doesn't go much further in actually putting them to work in a real scenarios.
0
 
LVL 29

Assisted Solution

by:QPR
QPR earned 250 total points
Comment Utility
Not developer tools, developer dashboard. It's a SharePoint thing. Look at the 2nd URL I sent in my original reply. The DD will show how long each webpart is taken to run
0
 
LVL 51

Accepted Solution

by:
tedbilly earned 250 total points
Comment Utility
Ideally most users get frustrated when a page takes more than 4 seconds to load.  The page size and other details are affected by latency, so in a global company like the one I work for, getting a page to load in under 4 seconds anywhere in the world from a server in the US is very difficult.  Achieving 4 seconds to load a page in a local office is easy.

In a local office I try to make sure a page will load in less than 2 seconds.

So with those as targets, YSlow will help you identify bottlenecks loading the page.  I used it extensively to optimize a SharePoint installation for our global company.
0
 
LVL 5

Author Closing Comment

by:Sid_F
Comment Utility
Thanks
0
 
LVL 5

Author Comment

by:Sid_F
Comment Utility
Have issues enabling dashboard even though command completed successfully. I have posted a new question.
http://www.experts-exchange.com/OS/Microsoft_Operating_Systems/Server/MS-SharePoint/Q_28387500.html
0
 

Expert Comment

by:Nutzo247
Comment Utility
Have you thought about Blob Caching?
have a look:
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee424404(v=office.14).aspx
0

Featured Post

6 Surprising Benefits of Threat Intelligence

All sorts of threat intelligence is available on the web. Intelligence you can learn from, and use to anticipate and prepare for future attacks.

Join & Write a Comment

Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010 and Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 do not offer the option to configure the location of the SharePoint diagnostic trace log files during installation.  This can, however, be configured through Central Administr…
Summary In SharePoint 2010 it is easy to create custom color themes to jazz up a site. Theme colors can also be created in PowerPoint 2010 with a few clicks. But how do the chosen colors actually look in the SharePoint site? The attached PowerPoint…
It is a freely distributed piece of software for such tasks as photo retouching, image composition and image authoring. It works on many operating systems, in many languages.
Internet Business Fax to Email Made Easy - With eFax Corporate (http://www.enterprise.efax.com), you'll receive a dedicated online fax number, which is used the same way as a typical analog fax number. You'll receive secure faxes in your email, fr…

763 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

7 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now