Is the Narrative theme right for your shop? One of the biggest conversion killers is slow site speed. We've audited Narrative from Shopify and 83 other themes to see which ones are the fastest. Each stat is the average of the theme's homepage, collections page and product page.
Narrative ranked #7 for speed among the 83 Shopify themes that we've audited.
Initial Theme Features
|Efficient CSS (Less Unused CSS)|
|Less Render Blocking Resources|
Theme edits by apps or developers may not have these optimizations.
Speed Index is the average time at which visible parts of the page are displayed. The lower the score, the better.
Time to First Byte
Time to First Byte is the amount of time it takes for the server to respond. Themes can lower this by reducing the amount of work the server needs to render it.
First Contentful Paint
First Contentful Paint is the amount of time it takes from opening a page to when the browser renders the first piece of content.
First Meaningful Paint
First Meaningful Paint is the amount of time it takes for the primary above-the-fold content to load. This is when the user feels like the most important content is visible.
Time to Interactive
Time to Interactive is the total amount of time it takes for the page to have useful content and respond to user interactions quickly.