When graphic designers and photographers output their final images, they’re typically not optimized to reduce the file size. Image compression can drastically reduce the file size of an image – even 90% – without reducing quality to the naked eye. Reducing the file size of an image can have quite a few advantages: Faster Load Times – loading a page faster has been known to provide a superior experience for your users where they won’t
Although prices continue to drop on hosting and bandwidth, it can still be pretty expensive to host a website on a premium hosting platform. And if you’re not paying a lot, chances are that your site is pretty slow – losing your significant amounts of business. As you think about your servers hosting your site, they have to put up with many requests. Some of those requests may require your server to communicate with other
HLS player which is also known as HTTP live streaming is a communication protocol which is the brainchild of Apple that was initially designed exclusively for the Apple devices but eventually it became compatible with other devices as well. Among the various commendable features, the HTTP live streaming platform uses the adaptive streaming technology which targets the streaming subscribers by providing them with both on-demand and live streaming services across all Apple devices. Why do we need
As WordPress continues to capture enterprise marketshare, we continue to get many more requests from large businesses who have beautiful sites designed by amazing branding and graphic design companies – but lack the optimization needed to impact their organic search results. Before we even work on content strategies for our clients, we start with assisting them with optimization. There’s not much of a use for investing in premium content if your site doesn’t get found!
We’ve written, to a great extent, the impact of speed on your users’ behavior. And, of course, if there’s an impact on user behavior, there’s an impact on search engine optimization. Most people don’t realize the number of factors involved in the simple process of typing in a web page and having that page load for you. Now that half of almost all site traffic is mobile, it’s also imperative to have lightweight, really fast
PacketZoom, a company improving mobile application performance via in-app mobile networking technology, announced a partnership with Amazon CloudFront to include CloudFront in PacketZoom’s Mobile Expresslane service. The bundled solution offers mobile app developers the first and only mobile platform for all their network performance needs. It is the first all-in-one mobile platform that addresses all performance needs for mobile apps — measurement, last-mile performance, and middle-mile performance. Highlights of the service include: PacketZoom’s Mobile Expresslane
Slow websites influence bounce rates, conversion rates, and even your search engine rankings. That said, I’m surprised by the number of sites that are still gruelingly slow. Adam showed me a site today hosted on GoDaddy that was taking in excess of 10 seconds to load. That poor person thinks they’re saving a couple bucks on hosting… instead they’re losing tons of money because prospective clients are bailing on them. We’ve grown our readership quite