Optimizing Lightning Experience Performance
In today’s fast paced world, everybody expects instant service. Whether it’s express delivery, express check-in or 4G internet speed for faster browsing experience. Some of you may have even tested your Internet Service Provider’s (ISP) speed on popular speedtest websites to verify the download and upload speed you are getting. Similarly even Salesforce has a tool called “Salesforce Performance Test” to test the speed
Salesforce Performance Test
To access this tool, simply log-on to your Salesforce org and remove everything after “[your domain name].lightning.force.com/” in the browser URL. Keep the forward slash after “force.com”.
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Replace it with “speedtest.jsp”. So your new URL would look something like this “https://[your domain name].lightning.force.com/speedtest.jsp”. Click “Enter”.
You will be redirected to Salesforce Performance Test page. Now click “Test” Speed”.
Once Test is finished, results will be displayed.
A latency of 150ms or lower & download speed of 3Mbps or higher is considered as good and recommended. Lightning Experience performance will be smooth in these conditions.
This looks interesting isn’t it? So go ahead and check your stats. If you don’t get the recommended scores as mentioned earlier then follow the steps in Help article listed below to mitigate the problems. It may be arising because of one of the following issues:
- Salesforce organization configuration issues
- Help Article – Improve Performance and speed in Lightning (10 mins) – https://help.salesforce.com/articleView?id=000316034&language=en_US&type=1&mode=1