Website is loading very slowly

Hi there, bit of a beginner to this – am setting up my own website and have run into an issue, hopefully somebody can help?

My site’s URL is []( if that helps.

The site has been created on WordPress. The page load time was very slow indeed so I have since installed the Seraphinite Accelerator and SiteGround Optimizer. Having checked on []( it seems as though my site is now loading in 0.8 seconds which feels okay.

However there is a long pause in between clicking enter in the URL bar and seeing anything appear. Once it does appear it does all load at the same time very quickly, but it takes ages to get to that point. It has a 67 mobile / 76 desktop performance rating on Pagespeed Insights.

At this point I’m honestly stuck – it seems I’ve done at least some of the right things, there’s just a huge lag at the very start of the load.

Any help would be appreciated, and I’m more than happy to give any further details that would help diagnose the issue! Like I say I’m very new to this so let me know if there’s any info that would be useful to know.



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