Pagespeed still suggesting "reduce initial server response time"

Hi I implemented Cloudflare on I can see in the network tab it returns Hit on the resources but it doesn’t seem to fix the “reduce server response tieme” though it should.
So why is not working and what can i do to fix it?

Simply adding Cloudflare to your site isn’t going to make it magically better for performance unfortunately.

Cloudflare will help by caching assets and ensuring they’re available around the world quickly (as long as you respond with reasonable cache-control headers), but when you’re loading >6 JS files, ~15 CSS files, and >20 images, there’s only so much that can be done without some serious optimisation work on your site itself.

Your initial server response time seems to hover around ~1.5 seconds for me - Cloudflare can not really improve this outside of you implementing caching on your homepage (while understanding the repercussions of caching HTML content). See for details.

If you want something a little more hands-off that can handle a lot of these caching things for you, consider purchasing Cloudflare APO for Wordpress: Welcome · Cloudflare Automatic Platform Optimization docs

You can read about its benefits at and follow the getting started guide: Activate the Cloudflare WordPress plugin · Cloudflare Automatic Platform Optimization docs

Thank you so much!!! :slight_smile:

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