How to Accelerate a Mobile Website
A couple of months ago, I posted some thoughts on what mobile optimised website really means. With those thoughts as background, Id like to explore what we need to do in order to tackle website optimisation for users on cellular networks in particular. So, for the purposes of this discussion, lets refer to cellular connected small screen devices as Mobile devices or browsers.Read More
Dynamic Site Acceleration
There are number of modes of speeding up a website which CDNs can help deliver. Depending on the vendor, these modes can be packed up into one bundle or offered as premium add-ons to the basic caching and offload service. One such often spruiked add-on product is Dynamic Site Acceleration (DSA). CDNs claim this is vital for sites which serve dynamic content. Lets have a look at how DSA works and how much difference it can really make.Read More
Does Speed Improve Every Website?
There have been a number of studies and surveys conducted to understand the impact of website performance on the profitability of websites. We know that the studies have consistently discovered that faster websites deliver (among other things) lower bounce rates, increased pages viewed per session and higher rates of onsite conversion in ecommerce websites.Read More
Facebook; Friend or Fiend – The Cost of Social Media
You need social media on your website right?” The Social Media experts have insisted it is a no brainer.” You have developed your social media strategy which the CEO has “Liked” and you have now instructed the development team to get the Buttons, Links and Like numbers on your web pages.”” Now you just need to relax as the website goes viral on FB and Pinterest.Read More