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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?embedType=async&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=640...

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In this episode of Web Perfectionist 101, Rigor's Billy Hoffman deep dives Lossy Conversion for GIFs.  He focuses on BuzzFeed to identify changes for huge impact on user experience and web performance.  Learn quick fixes in this video guide.  Interested in improving your web performance optimizations? Try Rigor now....

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Ad Performance for Online Publishers

Anthony Ferrari

Back in April, we discussed the impact of performance for online publishers. With the recent Facebook Instant Article announcement, performance for online media companies has never been more important. While Facebook's instant articles will increase the accessibility of media sites' content, it will drive users further away from the source and position Facebook to become an online publisher of its own. The challenge for online publishers is to provide an excellent user experience while driving revenue and keeping users on their site. Often...

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Over the past decade readers have quickly dropped newspapers for a much more convenient digital experience. Readers demand content at all times, and with the rise of smartphones it’s never been easier to find a good “fat cat playing the piano” video (don’t worry, this isn’t another blog about the quality of our news today). CNN just reported that 40% of their traffic comes through a mobile device. Times have changed and so has the content on media sites.   Most media sites that we see at Rigor consist of upwards of 200 front-end re...

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