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WooCommerce is a heavy script, it makes many queries to the database. A cache plugin will reduce the number of queries because the pages will be pre-generated as html.

Get a diagnostic and recommendations for your site using a tool like Gtmetrix and PageSpeed Insights

Cache plugins

Check the available cache plugins here https://wordpress.org/plugins/search/cache/

One of the most powerful optimization plugins is W3 Total Cache. But you can use another one like WP Rocket, WP Optimize, Hummingbird, etc.

LiteSpeed Cache is recommended only if your web server is Open Litespeed. Otherwise, use one of the other solutions. It depends on your expertise, it’s something you will be using regularly.

Regardless of the optimization plugin you should cache your pages and minify js and css files.

Image Optimization

You must optimize your images preferably using .webp format.

One free plugin is EWWW Image Optimizer

But there are other great options on the repository https://wordpress.org/plugins/search/webp/

Use a CDN

Use a CDN to store your static assets. Those assets will be delivered from fast servers around the world without consuming more resources from your own web server.

Bunny.net is a great but inexpensive service

If you don’t have a custom CDN you can try with Cloudflare free or Jetpack.


The cache plugin will help, but the server response time has to do with your server resources. On shared hosting WooCommerce is usually slow.

Use good quality WordPress hosting or a VPS.

Digital Ocean has some affordable cloud servers

Uninstall all unused plugins

The number of plugins affect the site performance, keep only the plugins you really need. Keep active the following plugins because they are required: Goya Core, Meta box and Kirki

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