How to: Find CS-Cart/MV performance issues


On our hosting we provide ✅Website PHP/SQL profiling report with detection of bottlenecks, ✅Reports about slow pages on the website with PHP errors and notices [1] , ✅Report about issues in the code [2] , ✅Load-testing on request [3] for free of charge!

Express CS-Cart/MV performance test

Step 1

Log in to CS-Cart/MV admin panel and add to URL ?debug=true (should be like Debug bar will be active only for your user session! Don’t worry; customers wouldn’t see that.

Step 2

Open the slow page of the website and click the “bug”

  • Page generating time 0.0483 s (bottom right corner)
    • If more than 0.5 s → issues in the code and SQL queries
  • SQL: 218 queries 0.0668 s (right sidebar)
    • If more than 500 requests → issues in the code
    • If takes more than 0.2-0.3 s → issues in the code and SQL queries
  • Blocks: 20 (0 from cache) blocks rendered in 0.2736 s (right sidebar)
    • If 0-5 blocks from the cache → code side issues (broken caching system)
    • If rendering takes more than 0.5 s → issues in the code and SQL queries

[1]Automatic report with detection of the root cause
[2]Automatic report based on static code analysis
[3]For Ultimate+ plans



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