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Discussion on: Personal portfolio: Gatsby vs Next?

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Ramesh Elaiyavalli

We measured based on Google PageSpeed Insights, Google LightHouse, GTMetrix, and various tools.

If you run Google PSI - you can see for yourself.

  1. Our old - Wordpress site - srclogixwp.tk/
  2. Our new live site - srclogix.com

Run PSI few times on both. To get the median score. Also note that the new site has more images, more SVG, and more JS.

We still managed to get a lot better performance using 11ty 👍

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leob • Edited on

Cool ... however, I just checked out your old site and your new site and my impression is that the 35% is a gross underestimation! Every link I click takes seconds to load with the old site, and loads in a fraction of a second with the new site. The difference feels more like 350% than like 35%.

No wonder if all pages are simply statically generated and don't need to be loaded from a database and then dynamically generated (although I wouldn't expect the improvement to be that large).

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Ramesh Elaiyavalli

Glad you see the BIG IMPROVEMENT Leob. CDN cache may make it better but if you truly compare apples-to-apples, Static Site is WAY faster - no doubt! 👍🚀