Improve Your Laravel Application Speed and Performances

In this blog post, we learn how to Improve Your Laravel application Speed and Performance by using a simple Laravel package. To increase our Laravel application performance, we will use “laravel-page-speed” package

Googel mentioned in doc for SEO, Page speed is a very important factor for SEO and ranking. we will use “laravel-page-speed” a simple package for boost page. By using this package we will improve our application load time for 50%+ optimization of our Laravel applications website.

How work this package?

The Laravel-page-speed package helps us to minify auto HTML and JS output and it can be optimization our web page. By using this package will remove unused properties in HTML tags, remove unused quotes in HTML, remove unused blank space or whitespace in HTML page, and remove comments and other which is the bad impact for the website.

Step 1: Create a Laravel Application

First, create a new Laravel Application using this command. Here I named “speedPage” application name you can select what you like.

laravel new speedPage

Step 2: Add some data

At this step, some dummy data compare page loading speed test before install package.


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Step 3: Check the speed 

Run your Laravel application and check the home page speed loading time before install the “laravel-page-speed” package.

laravel page speed

To check speed use ctrl+shift+i than the select network. You can see in the image localhost loading time is 763 ms. now install the package. 

You can also see our HTML not minified.

Step 4: Install  “laravel-page-speed” Package

You can install the package via the composer using this command.

 composer require renatomarinho/laravel-page-speed

Step 5: Update provider details

Now successfully install update provider details.

'providers' => [

Step 6: Publish the package

Now run the flowing command to publish the package.

php artisan vendor:publish --provider="RenatoMarinho\LaravelPageSpeed\ServiceProvider"

Step 5: Adding middleware for web access

After Successfully publishing the package we need to add middleware details in Kernel.php file.

protected $middlewareGroups = [
    'web' => [

Now we done all steps now times to check it’s work or not run the home page and check speed.

Bingo ! you can see our page loading time reduce 50% now it takes only 379 ms. and our HTML page is minified you can check by Ctrl + u.

So here we complated this post on how to Improve Your Website Speed and Performance in Laravel 5.8..

Good luck.