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Web Perfectionist 101: Avoiding Redirects

Jennifer Carlson

In this week's Web Perfectionist video, learn how to avoid costly redirects. https://rigor-2.wistia.com/medias/ibna3hz59a Redirects and site speed have a significant impact on user experience, find out how your website is performing....

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Web Perfectionist 101: Source Maps and Minification

Jennifer Carlson

In this week's Web Perfectionist 101 episode, Billy discusses source maps and how they can help to minify files for enhanced web performance. Minification removes unnecessary characters from source code without changing the functionality of that code, keeping only the information that is required by the browser to render the site. https://rigor-2.wistia.com/medias/6ge8f8hzob  ...

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Optimizing for Global Traffic

Chapman Lever

We're in the midst of the 2016 Olympic games and all eyes are on Rio. That means lot of visitors from around the world are hitting the Rio 2016 official website this summer for scores, highlights, schedules, and real-time updates. In this week's Web Perfectionist 101 video, Billy Hoffman takes a look at rio2016.com and weighs in on what it does right and where there is room for improvement. In this video Billy covers: CDN Management Far-Future Caching Javascript Minification Lossy and Lossless Media Optimization Does the R...

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Web Perfectionist 101: Front End vs. Back End

Jennifer Carlson

In this week's Web Perfectionist 101, learn about the valuable differentiation between front end and back end development.  As 80-90% of user experience time is front end, which should indicate the priority that developers (even full-stack devs) should place on improving front-end performance. Front End (User Interface) CSS JavaScript HTML Back End (server-side) Servers Applications Watch this explainer video to understand how the two types of development come together to form performant websites.  See how with ch...

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Web Perfectionist 101: Minification

Jennifer Carlson

Learn about minification in this episode of Web Perfectionist 101.  Billy Hoffman explains the importance of minification for web performance.  Savings from streamlined, minified code supply browsers with all that they require for rendering the site, and removing whitespace or comment text creates an efficient code for your users' browsers.  Want to learn about minifcations specific to your site? Start your Rigor trial today! Watch below or click here. https://rigor-2.wistia.com/medias/1brfkkdhz6...

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Web Perfectionist 101: CDNs

Jennifer Carlson

Learn about the value that CDNs may have for your site in this week's Web Perfectionist 101: CDNs.  Find out how Rigor can help you to make the most of your CDNs by signing up for a free trial of Rigor.  ...

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Web Perfectionist 101: HTTP Compression

Jennifer Carlson

HTTP Compression is the topic of this week's Web Perfectionist 101 series episode.  Learn quick fixes in this video guide.  Want to address your HTTP compression? Start your Rigor trial today! Watch below or click here. https://rigor-2.wistia.com/medias/898jmfzqr1...

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