Troubleshooting and Optimizing SharePoint Online Performance

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Smarter SharePoint User Group Presentation, Kansas City 2016

SharePoint Saturday Kansas City 2016 Session

SP Online Performance Tunning Transcript:


  • SharePoint Online Scalability, Capacity Planning and Load Testing.
  • Diagnosing Performance Issues.
  • Performance Tunning Slow Pages.
    • Navigation botleneck.
    • Reduce Network traffict.
      • Image Optimization.
      • Bundling and minification of Files.
      • Pick the right web part for the job.
    • Custom Development Recommendations

Summary: Recommendations to Improve Performance

  • Use Taxonomy(Managed Metadata) based Navigation instead of Structural Navigation
  • Minify and Bundle files (CSS & JS), load files from CDN when possible.
  • Compress Images and speed up image download.
    • Resize to usage sizes (SharePoint Image Rendition Service is your friend).
    • Use Image Sprites and Icon Font Files to reduce the number of HTTP requests.
  • Keep a close eye on the number of webparts loading in a single page.
    • Use Search Web parts instead of CQWP.
    • Avoid loading App Parts/SP Add-ins on your home page.
    • Enabled Async load on List Views
  • Perception is reality! 
    • Leverage Async features in code and web parts, lazy load images and content.

JavaScript Optimization and Best Practices for developing in SharePoint Online (Smarted SharePoint)

Second part of the presentation by Richard Bishop :

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Posted in Office 365, SharePoint, SharePoint Online
2 comments on “Troubleshooting and Optimizing SharePoint Online Performance
  1. Drew says:

    This is awesome! Thanks!

  2. Bob Davis says:

    Great presentation! I’ve already started implementing some of the things you spoke about!

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