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5 Ways to Reduce Server Response Times

Billy Hoffman

Server bottlenecks aren’t typically the cause of slow load times, but this doesn’t mean that you are immune from server response times impacting your user's experience. In fact, server load times can pose a threat to your website's performance. If you haven't yet devoted time to optimizing this area, now is the time to start. In short, server response time (SRT) is the amount of time it takes for the web browser to receive a response. The clock begins as...

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What is Rigor most thankful for? Our clients. Here are a few reasons why: On-site client visits are our favorite things. It’s energizing; it’s a personal connection, and we learn new things every time...

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Web Perfectionist 101: CSS Inlining

Victoria Williams

When it comes to inlining files into HTML, it's best to clean up your unused style rules and minify your CSS files. Watch to learn more about how inlining your CSS can improve your site's performance. https://rigor-2.wistia.com/medias/89039fzxsz?embedType=async&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=640 Are you interested in boosting your site's web performance by using techniques like inlining your CSS files? Then you’ll love Rigor. We test your site for over 300 performance issues and make suggestions on how to improve your overall web per...

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As Billy continues from part one of the caching API series, learn various strategies on how to implement caching for API calls. https://rigor-2.wistia.com/medias/3vqydwwmwv?embedType=async&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=640 Rigor tests your site for more than 300 performance issues. Discover how your site is performing and view suggestions on how to improve site speed by signing up for a free trial....

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In this episode of Web Perfectionist, Billy discusses how you can cache API calls in web applications and how it impacts website performance. https://rigor-2.wistia.com/medias/5ymz3s42og?embedType=async&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=640 Rigor does more than monitor your website for more than 300 web performance issues, it can also take a deeper look into your APIs with the new API Check for Rigor Monitoring. To learn more about Rigor’s web performance products and to start a free trial, contact us today....

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Web Perfectionist 101: Avoiding Redirects 2

Victoria Williams

As a continuation from part one of our redirect series, learn more about avoiding common redirect mistakes. https://rigor-2.wistia.com/medias/9zoq77902f?embedType=async&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=640 Are you interested in optimizing web performance using techniques like avoiding HTTP requests? Then you’ll love Rigor. We test your site for over 300 performance issues and make suggestions on how to improve your overall web performance. To get started book a kickoff call to start a Rigor Monitoring trial....

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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 cha...

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