How To Guides

How to Minify HTML

Minifying your HTML can improve your PageSpeed Score, decrease your page’s render and load times, and reduce your overall page size. By reducing the size of the HTML files used to build your webpage, you can speed up your site’s page load times and make the download less expensive (in

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Web Performance

How to Boost Mobile Web Performance

The number of users who say that their primary device for accessing the Internet is a smartphone, tablet, or some other smart/mobile device is growing furiously every year. As such, you should pay careful attention to how your site works for those who are on the go. Performance is one

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Web Performance

Image Optimization and Response Time

Image optimization helps pages load more quickly. Across the web, developers refer to image optimization as the “low-hanging fruit” because it’s an obvious, relatively easy performance problem to solve. For example, when searching for “image optimization” I quickly stumbled on this quote, highlighted in a KeyCDN post: On occasion I

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Web Performance

Why Every Commerce Website should use HTTP/2

Consider the following: Four in ten Americans leave a mobile shopping site if it takes longer than three seconds to load. Amazon claims that a page load slowdown of one second could result in $1.6 billion fewer in sales. Google says that a slowdown of four tenths of a second

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Web Performance

How to Leverage Caching for Performance

In this post we’re going to talk about HTTP caching. We’ll cover why it’s important to visitors and how to implement it to improve performance and user experiences on sites. An Example of the Effect of HTTP Caching on Web Performance Let’s consider a real world example of caching. Wikipedia.org

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Web Performance

How to Prioritize Visual Content

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

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Web Performance

The Hidden Benefits of Page Speed

The Hidden Benefits of Page Speed Everyone knows that performance issues can hurt sales and increase shopping cart abandonment. Understanding the effect of performance on these factors is important, but there are also a couple of hidden benefits to speeding up your site. Since 2008, Google has factored page speed

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Web Performance

Free Performance Report by Rigor

Going along with our mission of providing simple, easy-to-use tools to improve web performance and reliability, we’ve recently released our free, open-to-the-public Free Performance Report at rigor.com/free-performance-report. The Free Performance Report by Rigor scores your site based on Google Page Speed rules and then offers actionable tips for improvement which

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