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How to check why the page is slow

Lightning includes a powerful Page Generation Metrics tool that helps to see how the page is composed.

When you are logged as admin just add li_sql=1 parameter to page URL to see the detailed info:


Next it shows slow code parts and queries:

Also by pressing the Show All button you can see all queries, not only slow ones.

Pressing on code breadcrumbs you will see the file contents with calling line highlighted:


So, how to use this tool?

First of all, pay attention on queries number. If it is huge (1000+) - try to determine the most repetitive type. More likely, they take a lot of time in sum.

With the info displayed it is quite easy to determine the extension that generates that queries. After that you have a choice:

Second thing to do is to disable Lightning queries caching temporary and check for big and slow queries. Some of them also may lead to poorly optimized extensions.

Created 2020-05-03