Mobile Page Speed Testing

MachMetrics

In fact, failing to run a mobile page speed test is the number 1 speed testing mistake we see our users make! If you’re unsure of how your website performs on a mobile device (or even got a poor result on a speed audit), stick with us. Test Your Mobile Speed!

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4 Most Common Page Speed Testing Mistakes

MachMetrics

Using a page speed optimization audit tool like GTmetrix or WebPageTest is a great first step towards assessing how your website loads for visitors. However, you may be making one of the common page speed testing mistakes that often cost website owners engagement, and ultimately, revenue.

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Why Page Speed Scores can be Dangerous

MachMetrics

All of the popular speed testing tools typically provide a page speed score along with their objective results. Google PageSpeed Insights has a their “Speed Score.” Below is an example from Pingdom’s page speed optimization score. Speed Optimization Tip

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Best Web Performance Books to Learn Site Speed Optimization

MachMetrics

If you’re looking to read optimization ideas from one of the greatest minds in speed performance, look no further. If these rules can be applied to improving speeds at Yahoo! High Performance Images: Shrink, Load, and Deliver Images for Speed. Speed Optimization Tips

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Not Quite Getting Up to Speed

DZone

Google needs to step up their speed. Quantum Supremacy Is Arguable, but We Are Almost There.

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The DevTools Performance Tab – Using Chrome’s Profiler to Optimize Your Page Speed

MachMetrics

Chrome’s DevTools suite contains some of the most powerful tools available to help you analyze and improve the speed of your website (or web app). Speed Optimization Tips

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Site Speed Metrics Explained – TTFB, Speed Index, Interactive, Load, Complete, and more

MachMetrics

It’s one of the most frequently asked questions I see asked, “I’ve tested my site speed, so now what do these metrics mean?” Standard Website Speed Metrics. As we can see, a website’s “speed” is not a one-size-fits-all number that we can simply lower. Speed Index.

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Free Website Speed Monitoring

MachMetrics

MachMetrics is a premium site speed monitoring tool used by #webperf enthusiasts worldwide. Starting today we’re opening up our Starter Plan (60 speed tests per day) for FREE for any open source projects that would like to have their speed monitored. If you’re interest in using our Starter Plan (60 speed tests per day) for FREE for your non-profit simply reach out to us after creating your free account.

Web Font Performance – How Your Fonts Affect Page Speed

MachMetrics

The post Web Font Performance – How Your Fonts Affect Page Speed appeared first on MachMetrics Speed Blog. Speed Optimization TipsFor many of us, typography is as big of a decision as anything else in the design process of a website.

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Massively speed up OneAgent lifecycle management with the enhanced REST API (Preview)

Dynatrace

Speed of management: with a single command you can manage hundreds or thousands of Dynatrace OneAgents almost instantaneously, wherever they are and whatever they are configured to do. Dynatrace news.

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PageSpeed Module: Dramatically Increase the Speed of Your Website Automatically

MachMetrics

The way a website is constructed can have a major impact on website speed performance, but developers often have a hard time keeping track of factors that cause slow page loads and other speed-related issues. Speed Optimization Tips

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Radically speed up your code by fixing slow or frequent garbage collection

Dynatrace

Any significant reduction in allocations will inevitably speed up your code. By reducing the number of allocated objects, you can both speed up your code and reduce object churn and garbage collection events. Speed up application code itself. Dynatrace news.

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How To Speed Test Your Site From All Over The World

MachMetrics

Our most recent article identified (and remedied) the 4 most common page speed testing mistakes we see website owners making, and it inspired us to do even more to help those who make mistake #2: Only testing from 1 location. Now you know how to speed test your site from all over the world.

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Speed up next-page navigations with prefetching

Addy Osmani

Learn how to speed up next-page navigations using prefetching

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Page Experience and Core Web Vitals: a new SEO factor focusing on website speed

Dareboost

The Speed Report in the Google Search Console (recently renamed “Core Web Vitals”) is offering two new performance metrics: Cumulative Layout Shift and Largest Contentful Paint additionally to the First Input Delay.

Introducing Page Speed Benchmarks – a new resource for the performance community

Speed Curve

Page Speed Benchmarks is an interactive dashboard that lets you explore and compare web performance data for leading websites across several industries – from retail to media. Find out more about why it's so important to test at slow speeds.

Increased accuracy for Visually complete and Speed index—measurements may be impacted

Dynatrace

This is an announcement for the OneAgent version 1.171 release: you may see a change in Visually complete and Speed index calculation once you upgrade to OneAgent 1.171. Speed index calculation now takes more elements into account. Dynatrace news.

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Search Console Speed Report: everything you need to know

Dareboost

One year after the Speed Update has been released, Google has launched a brand new Speed Report within the Search Console. The Speed Report is using the Chrome UX Report data to highlight the slow pages of your website.

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What Web Designers Can Do To Speed Up Mobile Websites

Smashing Magazine

What Web Designers Can Do To Speed Up Mobile Websites. What Web Designers Can Do To Speed Up Mobile Websites. I recently wrote a blog post for a web designer client about page speed and why it matters. Test My Site is a mobile page speed testing tool from Think with Google.

Beyond Speed: Why You Should Be Tracking Interactive Metrics

Rigor

In the past, the answer would be based on the load time of a page, but over the years, we have evolved our approach to site speed to incorporate new metrics, alone or in combination with existing metrics. “How fast is a website?”

How to Optimize Website Speed for Black Friday 2017

Abstracta

The post How to Optimize Website Speed for Black Friday 2017 appeared first on Abstracta Software Testing Services. Performance Engineering Software Testing Black Friday load testing Page Speed Performance Performance Testing

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We Love Speed 2019 on September 20 in Lille

Dareboost

After a most successful 2018 edition, Dareboost is proud to keep sponsoring the French Web Performance event: We Love Speed.

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WebPageTest Scripting: Examples for advanced speed testing scenarios

MachMetrics

When most people test their site speed, they test a single, static page. If your site utilizes a log in, a simple test may only give you a speed audit on how fast your site loads it’s log in form. Testing the speed of a checkout process.

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How to Speed Up Page Load Times with Google’s PageSpeed Insights

MachMetrics

Google’s PageSpeed Insights tools may be just what you need to leverage data collected through speed testing. Having too many large images, files, and plugins may slow down site speed or server response times and that is where PageSpeed testers come in. Why This Matters for Speed.

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ACM Survey – Part 3: How your peers speed up time to market

Dynatrace

The post ACM Survey – Part 3: How your peers speed up time to market appeared first on Dynatrace blog. Dynatrace news. Welcome back to the blog series in which we summarize the findings of our Autonomous Cloud Management survey.

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Preload, Prefetch and Preconnect: Speed Up your Website with Resource Hints

Dareboost

To increase the user’s perception of speed, you may need to influence the order in which these resources are fetched and executed. A web page consists … Continue reading Preload, Prefetch and Preconnect: Speed Up your Website with Resource Hints → Web best Practices

Speed Index now available

Speed Curve

Speed Index is now available on SpeedCurve. Speed Index is an important measure of a user's experience as the page loads. Here's a great video from Paul Irish introducing Speed Index at the recent Front End Ops Conference Choose "SpeedIndex" from the top right of the main graphs.

Is Your Website Mobile Friendly? The Mobile Speed Test

Dotcom-Montior

The Mobile Speed Test appeared first on Dotcom-Monitor Web Performance Blog. Page Load Speed Performance Tech TipsSo why do you want to know if your website is mobile friendly?

New Features – Custom Dashboards and Connection Speed Options

MachMetrics

We’re happy to announce two new features that many of you have been asking for: custom dashboards and the ability to specify connection speed for your tests. If you’re monitoring the speed of a few urls, the default “All Urls” dashboard works just great.

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Need for Speed: Cubic’s Journey with Tasktop Viz and Flow Metrics

Tasktop

“I feel the need — the need for speed” – Peter “Maverick” Mitchell . Just like the sky-soaring heroes of Top Gun, Cubic has only one speed — fast. The post Need for Speed: Cubic’s Journey with Tasktop Viz and Flow Metrics appeared first on Tasktop Blog.

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The Importance of Web Hosting Speed and Performance For Your Website

DZone

Speed Matters on the Internet. When it comes to whether visitors look at your page or not, the most significant factor is how fast your page loads. Amazon revealed that a one-second delay could lead to $1.6 billion fewer in sales per year, while Google claims that less than a one-second delay results in eight million fewer searches per day. performance internet ebusiness

How to Make Your Website Load Faster

DZone

website load speed website speed wordpress website design and development website speed test in drupal caching with vanish drupal caching wordpress cachingFaster loading? Sign me up!

How to Get Ready for Google’s Speed Update

Rigor

Google recently announced the launch of their Speed Update. This change to how Google ranks websites for searches will now take mobile page speed into account in its ranking algorithm. While the Speed Update won’t be in effect until July 2018, there are steps that companies can take now to make sure they are not penalized. Google won’t notify you if your ranking is dinged by mobile speed, but you will see the impact in your Google Search Console and your traffic.

Beyond Speed: Why You Should Be Tracking Interactive Metrics

Rigor

In the past, the answer would be based on the load time of a page, but over the years, we have evolved our approach to site speed to incorporate new metrics, alone or in combination with existing metrics. “How fast is a website?”

A Look at JAMstack’s Speed, By the Numbers

CSS - Tricks

TTFB mobile speed distribution (CrUX, July 2019). FCP mobile speed distribution (CrUX, July 2019). FID mobile speed distribution (CrUX, July 2019). TTFB mobile speed distribution comparison between all web and CMS (CrUX, July 2019).

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Speeding Up Hadoop Builds Using Distributed Unit Tests

Highly Scalable

In this article I describe a technique we used to speed up a Pig build from 9 hours to 1 hour 30 minutes using 6 Jenkins nodes. This technique is generic and can be considered as a general way to speed up maven or ant builds on Jenkins CI server or other CI systems.

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Performance Testing – Testing for Speed, Stability, and Scalability

Testlodge

In general, performance testing tests the speed, stability, and scalability of an application. A performance test is any test that measures the speed, stability, and/or scalability of your software.

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IE11 and average speed update

Speed Curve

To keep inline with browser trends and average connection speeds SpeedCurve will begin updating the test setting every quarter. For Q2 2014 we're switching to IE11 which is now the most popular version of IE according to Akamai and StatsCounter and the average connection speed has been updated to 9.8Mbps download, 2.5Mbps upload with a 10ms latency. The 9.8Mbps download speed is based on the latest State of the Internet report from Akamai

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Architect your software delivery value stream for speed and quality with integration patterns

Tasktop

The post Architect your software delivery value stream for speed and quality with integration patterns appeared first on Tasktop Blog. “How can you go faster if you don’t know what’s slowing you down?” Carmen DeArdo, author of Standing on Shoulders: A Leader’s Guide to Digital Transformation.

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Alignment Efficiency: When to Sacrifice Speed for Greater Alignment

Strategic Tech

Ideally, all of our teams would be delivering at maximum speed and would all be heading in the same direction, highly-aligned with business goals. Unfortunately, we need to balance speed and alignment, and how we make this trade-off is not clear because not all alignment has the same cost.

Speeding up Linux kernel builds with ccache

Nick Desaulniers

ccache , the compiler cache, is a fantastic way to speed up build times for C and C++ code that I previously recommended. Recently, I was playing around with trying to get it to speed up my Linux kernel builds, but wasn’t seeing any benefit. Usually when this happens with ccache, there’s something non-deterministic about the builds that prevents cache hits.

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Refactoring towards speed-reading

Tasktop

Speed-reading is a technique many people have heard about. But don’t worry, we don’t need to set the new world record in speed reading to learn the basic concepts and apply them to another area: our code. So what makes speed reading that fast?

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Amazon DynamoDB Accelerator (DAX): Speed Up DynamoDB Response Times from Milliseconds to Microseconds without Application Rewrite.

All Things Distributed

Today, I'm excited to announce the general availability of Amazon DynamoDB Accelerator (DAX) , a fully managed, highly available, in-memory cache that can speed up DynamoDB response times from milliseconds to microseconds, even at millions of requests per second.

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