Incorporating a range of performance tools into your optimization strategy
In this post I outline the wide range of performance tools that can be used in your business. I then compare and contrast the qualities of each tool, and outline the types of problems each type of tool tries to solve.
Seasonal Readiness – Managing 3rd parties and integrations during peak events
Prior to peak events such as Black Friday and Cyber Monday, it’s important to review your tag and vendor integrations to ensure that they will be robust and not have performance issues during this crucial time.
Seasonal and Peak Readiness Intro
Every year, thousands of website owners need to prepare for peak events. For website owners in the United States and Canada, these typically occur on Black Friday / Cyber Monday and the lead up to Christmas
10 possible reasons why your website is loading slowly
Slow websites can cost businesses greatly when in terms of lost traffic and revenue. There may be one or more reasons why your website or particular pages are running slowly.
Cookies and Web Performance
What is a Cookie? Cookies are small pieces of information sent from a web server and stored on your computer. They are used to contain identity and browser state information.
Best Practices for GZIP Compression
Gzip compression is the process of compressing files that make up your website. When compressed, the communication between the networks and the server is much faster.
10 things to consider when choosing a CDN
Choosing a CDN (content delivery network) can be a daunting task. There are a range of available solutions out there, and they can appear at first glance to be quite similar.
Frontend SPoF (Single Point of Failure)
What is a Single Point of Failure (SPoF) and what can you do to detect them?