Rev Slider slowing down site

Hello, Rev Slider makes my site really slow. How do I fix this? Rev Slide seems to conflict with many plugins. Is there an alternative for X Pro?

Hello @wiser308,

Thanks for writing to us

Please check this for optimizing. slider Revolution. it will help you to improve the performance of the slider. You also lazy loading in Revolution slider

Try to optimize your images and install a cache plugin. Kindly refer to the link below for your guide

You can also check out this article to learn more about how to speed up your WordPress site.

For alternative slider plugins
We have a couple of more slider bundled plugin with X and PRO theme.

  1. LayerSlider
  2. Soliloquy


I have done these things. I’ll try one of the other sliders.

Hey @wiser308,

RevSlider plugin may have been slowing down your site because you are loading it’s resources globally even if the slider is not displayed on the page. Kindly go to Revolution Slider > Globals and turn OFF the “Include libraries globally” option in your plugin global settings.

If nothing is helping, provide us access to your site so that we can check your settings. Please create a secure note with the following info:
– Link to your site
– WP login URL
– WP username
– WP password
– WP Administrator Role

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Best Regards.

Hello @wiser308,

Your homepage alone is 8.3MB file size. There are 176 requests and the page loads almost 10 seconds. You can test it here:

We highly recommend that you check out our documentation on how you can improve your site’s performance here:

And please check this Youtube tutorial playlist as well:

Best Regards.

HI Ruenel,

I have used Hummingbird to test my site. I have no idea what these messages mean, but I’ll figure I’ll get help to figure it out. Overview
Render-blocking resources are CSS, JS, or font files that are loading before the rest of the content on your page. This can add seconds to your page load time.

Improve page load speed by deferring all non-critical style scripts and loading critical scripts first.

First paint of your page is not rendered without waiting for the following resources to load. You can potentially save 199ms by eliminating these resources.

URL Size Savings 8.4 KB 110 ms 1.1 KB 150 ms 28 KB 310 ms 595 B 150 ms 34 KB 350 ms,400i,700,700i|Philosopher:400,400i,700,700i&subset=latin,latin-ext&display=auto 1.8 KB 230 ms

Hello @wiser308,

Please use the Autoptimize plugin instead. @christopher has discussed the plugin thoroughly on how you can use it and how it can greatly improve the site’s performance:

Hope this helps.

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