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You have have an online business you likely have spent time curating a great selection of products, invested in building a website, and using marketing platforms to get word out that you're open for business. However, you're not done.Your final goal is to get your visitors to complete their purchases, but there are many opportunities for you to miss out on the sale. For instance, many shoppers don't even make it past the first step of checkout, and for each additional step after the user begins the checkout process, you lose more and more...

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Combining monitoring and optimization can help maximize a company's web performance investment. Rigor’s complete set of tools helps you easily ensure that your site is performing the way it should to engage users, drive conversions, and produce value for both you and your clients. Here’s why monitoring and optimization is so valuable to web performance.The first step to improving web performance is to implement the appropriate monitoring infrastructure. Not on...

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Best Practices for Optimizing Performance

Victoria Williams

Monitoring for issues and analyzing performance is great, but if your technology doesn’t help you prioritize and optimize content that is negatively impacting performance, you’re only halfway there.Step one involves mapping out and enforcing your internal performance best practices. With hundreds of front-end performance optimizations out there, the task of defining your best practices may seem daunting at first. Don’t worry, just start small: A...

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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/ibna3hz59aRedirects and site speed have a significant impact on user experience, find out how your website is performing....

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Web Perfectionist 101: Caching

Jennifer Carlson

Watch this caching explainer video to better understand the way caching works and the value it offers to you.https://rigor-2.wistia.com/medias/n3a9ecc119To learn more about how Rigor can help you to adhere to web performance best practices, check out our other Google Page Speed Insights articles at rigor.com/blog....

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How to Prioritize Visual Content

Jennifer Carlson

Users are aware of how long they have to wait before they see a loaded website, but even a large page that utilizes a lot of resources can be seen as fast and responsive if you give priority to loading your most important content first.In this article, we will analyze several live sites using Rigor’s monitoring tools. Then, using the information gained, we will cover techniques you can use to prioritize the rendering of your visual content to give your users the best possible experience.One popular website...

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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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