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Raccoonbox design studio is ONLINE

Hello friends!

I'm publishing here my first website that I build on WordPress and coded many many custom lines. Please have a look http://raccoonbox.com

Raccoonbox is a design studio offering visual marketing, graphic design, concept art and future research services and products for companies. The site is temporary only in Finnish so please use a Google Chrome or other translator. The translation will be rather funny in some places as Finnish is pretty difficult language to translate well by a machine. But I'm sure you will get the picture.

I would love your critique and comments on the site, design and code!

One thing that I definately need help is the feeling that the site is operating slowly. I suspect that the reason is in the WordPress. If I verify my HTML at http://validator.w3.org I get 17 errors and 6 warning but all of them are minor stuff that shouldn't effect the site performance. I really don't know why the site operate's slowly. Maybe it is somehow related to databases. If someone has a opinion about this please share your wisdom.

I'd like to say thank you to this forum for it superb help I got from time to time with my dead ends when coding. Special thanks to Treehouse teachers. I started learning HTML and CSS November 2014 and learned alot in a very short time :).

  • Konstantin

2 Answers


If I measure my site in https://developers.google.com/speed/pagespeed/insights/ I get 40/100 to mobile and 60/100 score for desktop speed. I think those scores are bad. When I look closer with the HTML and CSS files that are suggested by google to fix they are somehow related to WordPress and not the code that I wrote. That si why I'm affraid to start fixing them as I might end messing the whole WordPress system.

As the first time using the WordPress I'm not that satisfied. I wasn't expecting it to be this slow. Does anyone else have similar issues with their WordPress site?