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Cloudflare Time spent downloading a page: Cloudflare vs Direct

Discussion in 'Web Development & Web Performance' started by rdan, Jul 14, 2018.

  1. rdan

    rdan Well-Known Member

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    Time spent downloading a page (in milliseconds)
    I enabled Cloudflare May 11
    And disabled it July 2.
     
  2. eva2000

    eva2000 Administrator Staff Member

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    Interesting mid May 2018 enabled Cloudflare too. But you do know webmaster tools crawl time has nothing to do with SEO/page ranking according to Google it's just time it takes to for server to respond IIRC.

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    eva2000 Administrator Staff Member

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    rdan Well-Known Member

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    Graph clearly shows my site is slow on Google Bot with cloudflare.
    I even have Argo and Rocket Loader Enabled on June.
     
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    eva2000 Administrator Staff Member

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    does your Google Analytics page speed numbers for the same period show such ?

    My GA numbers for May 1, 2018 to July 14, 2018 inclusive. From GA and my crawl times not much changed moving to Cloudflare for me

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    Breakdown by continent and desktop/mobile traffic

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  6. rdan

    rdan Well-Known Member

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    With Cloudflare, I got 1-2 seconds average improvement though.
     
  7. eva2000

    eva2000 Administrator Staff Member

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    Could be the speed between cloudflare and your origin server as a factor ?