×

Get the latest blog posts in your email

Francis Cordón recently joined the Rigor team as the Chief Customer Officer. In this newly created executive role, Cordón leads Rigor’s customer strategy and execution. He will ensure all departments contribute to delivering world-class service and a unified experience across the entire customer journey.I sat down with Francis to learn more about his background in the performance space, customer success trends he sees in the industry, and how he plans to build a customer-focused culture as Rigor’s new CCO. ...

Read More

Five Ways to Reduce Server Response Times

Hanna Woodburn

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...

Read More

Each month Rigor sponsors the Atlanta Web Performance Meetup at our home in the Atlanta Tech Village. This event is a chance for attendees to network with other website developers, designers, and system administrators who all want to improve the user experience, lower abandonment rates, and raise conversation rates by making their websites fast.Various web performance meetups have been founded across the country, with the most notable being the NY Web Performance Meetup and the San Francisco and Silicon Valley Web Performance Meetup.Ou...

Read More

Have you ever scrolled through your social media feed and, through the magic of big data, been shown the perfect ad at the perfect time only to be sent to a website that chugs or fails to load? It’s just the nature of the industry that we’ve all had to face the incredibly frustrating experience of slow performing sites. And whether its bloated ads or videos that don’t load, the likelihood we stay around to wait for the content is pretty slim. We the consumer demand a user-friendly experience, and our loyalties are fickle – we pledge all...

Read More

How to Boost Mobile Web Performance

Victoria Williams

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 of the biggest predictors in website success, so you need to ensure that your mobile offerings are in tip-top shape to maintain a competitive advantage in an already-crowded marketplace....

Read More

If you use any of the variants of the Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) to implement your IT system, it’s important to allocate time and resources to testing for performance and implementing optimization (even before your need it) so that you stay fast as time goes on. There’s no better time to do things right than at the beginning, so this article will cover why testing for performance and implementing optimization is so important and what you can do to meet these goals. ...

Read More

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...

Read More