Site Optimization Framework To Boost Your Website Performance Using AEM

DZone

What Causes Performance Issues. Solution — Site Optimization Framework shows how to boost your website performance. performance image optimization adobe aem cdn optimization page speed checker site optimization page performanceI often found that there are issues observed post-implementation due to not following the best practices recommended by Adobe.

Third Party Services Slow Website Performance

Website Optimization

The problem is, these third party scripts extract a cost: inconsistent website performance. Over the past few years, ecommerce sites have made a concerted effort to improve their shopping experience. Most ecommerce sites employ third party gizmos to add features like chat, recommendations, reviews, personalization and localization. JavaScript optimization

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Brand-new comparison reports for your Website Performance Benchmarks

Dareboost

A new version of our performance comparison reports has just been released. After a quick reminder about why and how you can use the performance comparison feature, let’s discover what’s new under the hood! A single tool … Continue reading Brand-new comparison reports for your Website Performance Benchmarks → Service UpdatesWith an improved user experience and some additional data available, benchmarking your competition is now easier than ever!

How Improving Website Performance Can Help Save The Planet

Smashing Magazine

How Improving Website Performance Can Help Save The Planet. How Improving Website Performance Can Help Save The Planet. But as it stands, websites are growing ever more obese, which means that the energy demand of the Internet is continuing to grow exponentially. Perhaps the biggest win when it comes to making websites more sustainable is that performance, user experience and sustainability are all neatly intertwined. Server-Side Performance.

How Server Location Affects your Users’ Experience

DZone

The next thing you’ll see is thousands and thousands of people flooding into your amazing website from all corners of the world expecting to have the same experience regardless of their location. performance user experience location data website performance monitoring latency monitorSo you finally launched your service worldwide, great!

How the Great Firewall of China Affects Performance of Websites Outside of China

Dotcom-Montior

The Great Firewall of China, or as it’s officially called, the Golden Shield Project, is an internet censorship project to block people from accessing specific foreign websites. By doing this, China is also able to force people to use Chinese alternatives for websites. It’s a complex architecture with multiple layers of controlled tricks to block access to websites. It’s designed in such a way that you won’t even notice if the website has been blocked.

The Great Firewall of China: Obstacles to Monitoring Performance

Dotcom-Montior

The limited number access points, compounded with the fact that traffic is controlled by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, creates performance bottlenecks for all users in China when trying to access websites from inside and outside of the country. All foreign websites hosted outside China undergoe screening and analysis for blacklisting and whitelisting. Only accredited companies are authorized to have applications and websites implemented for public use.

New Dedicated Application Server Revs PHP to Peak Performance

DZone

How does this Peak Perform? php performance website performance load balancer performance and scalability open source software golang development services php application development golang app development golang development toolsRunning a PHP application offers a wholly unique experience compared to running applications in other programming languages like Java or Golang.

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Retailers Still Fail to Prepare Their Websites for Holiday Shoppers

Dotcom-Montior

I’ve spent some time for collecting meaningful metrics during Black Friday sales of our leading Retailers websites. The post Retailers Still Fail to Prepare Their Websites for Holiday Shoppers appeared first on Dotcom-Monitor Web Performance Blog. Performance Tech Tips Website Performance News user experience website performance monitoring

Why Companies Need Web Performance Monitoring

Dotcom-Montior

Most of us believe that content and popularity of websites are the only factors, which are responsible for the success of our sites. The post Why Companies Need Web Performance Monitoring appeared first on Dotcom-Monitor Web Performance Blog. Dotcom-Monitor News Load Testing Performance Tech Tips Website Performance News performance performance monitoring website monitoring website performance monitoring

Stack Trace Monitoring: Gaps in Measuring the User Experience

Dotcom-Montior

Momentum is everything in today’s united world, and having a poor performing website or application will likely result in the confidence of your products and services. Synthetic monitoring is a blend of mechanisms and processes that can help to ensure that web applications, websites, services, and infrastructure process and function in a specific manner and scope. These stack trace as a subroutine defines application performance during execution. .

The Importance of Monitoring SSL Certificates

Dotcom-Montior

Around 600,000 websites have installed SSL certificates for security. These certificates are then activated on the company’s website which ensures that a secure connection is always set up between the web browser and the web server. Over 90 percent of the time, Chrome users prefer secure websites with SSL certificates. SSL certificates contribute towards a website’s safety and ensure all data and financial transactions are securely conducted.

Internal Applications: Monitoring from Behind Your Firewall

Dotcom-Montior

Monitor server and system resources to optimize performance and better planning for future usage and budging so that your internal stakeholders have a consistently smooth experience. Monitor third-party APIs and External Websites. Your internal applications might be using some third-party APIs and your internal users also might be using external websites for their work. Your internal applications might perform differently depending on your office locations.

DNS Blacklist Monitoring: Protect Your Company’s Reputation

Dotcom-Montior

Even more surprisingly, websites that are marked as spam on email portals lose 95 percent of their traffic. It works by flagging emails as spam or by preventing certain websites from loading. Since email communication is one of the primary channels for e-commerce websites, this can prove to be a costly side effect to being blacklisted. It performs a check against all the databases that could have blacklisted the IP.

Why Companies Need Web Performance Monitoring

Dotcom-Montior

Why Companies Need Web Performance Monitoring Building a Successful Website Gaining success in the online world is not that simple. Most of us believe that content and popularity of websites are the only factors, which are responsible for the success of our sites. Sometimes due to technical reasons, a website may become slow. Such a situation is annoying for web users, and they may turn towards your competitor websites.

Retailers Still Fail to Prepare Their Websites for Holiday Shoppers

Dotcom-Montior

Retailers Still Fail to Prepare Websites for Holiday Shoppers Monitoring of Retailer’s Websites during Black Friday holiday shopping. This year I’ve spent some time for collecting meaningful metrics during Black Friday sales of our leading Retailers websites. Measured start page load time of leading Retailers websites. 1 Hotspot: Performance Spikes. Hopefully, they will start their engines and prepare their websites for the next Holiday shopping season.

Load Testing: HTTP vs Headless vs Real Browser

Dotcom-Montior

Therefore, performance testing has become a fundamental part of the development chain and the demand is still growing. Performance testing platforms provide a broad range of load simulation methods such as HTTP, headless, and real browser-based. Performance Test Types. A performance engineer needs to deal with cookies, session IDs, and other dynamic parameters. Many test-automation and performance testing platforms are using headless browsers to simulate traffic.

Integration Showcase: LoadView & Dynatrace

Dotcom-Montior

This showcase demonstrates how the combination of Dynatrace and LoadView will close remaining gaps in the performance engineering chain. The post Integration Showcase: LoadView & Dynatrace appeared first on Dotcom-Monitor Web Performance Blog. Dotcom-Monitor News Load Testing Performance Tech Tips Website Performance News dynatrace feature updates integrations load testing

Beyond Speed: Why You Should Be Tracking Interactive Metrics

Rigor

“How fast is a website?” To build fast sites and stay competitive, it is critical for people passionate about performance to stay informed about new metrics and the methodology behind them. The Evolving View of Performance. Originally, web performance was quantified with metrics around when certain content was loaded, with events such as DOM Complete or Onload. The next evolution of performance brought in paint metrics.

What Does My Website Look Like From China? Test and Monitor Performance from China

Dotcom-Montior

In this current age of the Internet, it’s a common practice to build a website to run your online business. If you plan to do business online with China, its Internet infrastructure and the Great Firewall might greatly impact your website performance. To investigate this topic, let’s first check how important your website performance is to your online business. Why Should You Monitor Your Website Performance? Main Performance Issues.

Integration Showcase: LoadView & Dynatrace

Dotcom-Montior

Dotcom-Monitor’s LoadView and Dynatrace are performance-engineering platforms by heart. This showcase demonstrates how the combination of both tools will close remaining gaps in the performance engineering chain. Big picture, start the performance analysis from there. Benefits: Load Testing and Performance Monitoring are two rising stars. Performance Monitoring provides insights how the application tiers deal with their service requests.

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Beyond Speed: Why You Should Be Tracking Interactive Metrics

Rigor

“How fast is a website?” To build fast sites and stay competitive, it is critical for people passionate about performance to stay informed about new metrics and the methodology behind them. The Evolving View of Performance. Originally, web performance was quantified with metrics around when certain content was loaded, with events such as DOM Complete or Onload. The next evolution of performance brought in paint metrics.

Optimizing Web Performance: Understanding Waterfall Charts

Dotcom-Montior

Waterfall charts are diagrams which represent how website resources are being downloaded, parsed by the engine, in a timeline that gives us the opportunity to see the sequence and dependencies between resources. They can also let the user easily see how good or bad the performance of their website is, showing you exactly what is slowing down your site. Interactive Slider : The Interactive Slider is an indicator of the performance of each element in terms of milliseconds.

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Top Seven Browser Compatibility Testing Tools For Developers in 2019

DZone

When talking about website or web app development, one thing that developers are most concerned about is cross-browser compatibility. As you know, there are multiple things involved in creating a website, such as planning, designing, testing, etc. For developers, executing each of these tasks is crucial at every stage of web app development to ensure that users don’t face any error while browsing the website. Some valuable browser testing tools.

Lazy Loading, faster webpages, SEO friendly

Dareboost

Images are a key content on your website? If you’re serious about your website performance, you have probably optimized them. But have you considered to lazy load your images? Lazy loading images improves the user experience by saving bandwidth for important content first. Some reject the technique for SEO considerations. But properly lazy loading your … Continue reading Lazy Loading, faster webpages, SEO friendly → Web best Practices

Evolution of Browser Testing

DZone

Given the early period of the internet, and hardly a few browsers to choose from, Manual testing was the apparent approach followed then by the developers to test their websites. performance mobile testing testing tools cross browser testing browser testing mobile app testing cross browser testing tool automated browser testingAs technology has evolved, browser testing has also had to make strides to keep up.

How Does Page Load Time Affect Your Site Revenue?

MachMetrics

Because of nobody like a slow website. Getting your websites, images, and videos to load quickly is an absolute necessity for inbound marketing success. Average e-commerce websites can take 7 seconds to load, far higher than the ideal page load time of 3 seconds or less. Slow website and your business bottom line. They get even MORE impatient when it comes to website speed. Page load time can either make or break the user experience with your website.

Thinking About Power Usage and Websites

CSS - Tricks

Gerry McGovern asked if I had any insight into energy consumption and websites. In that example, usually, we’re thinking about performance moreso than energy consumption, but that’s interesting right away: does good performance map to lower energy usage?

How to Monitor Your Website Resource Breakdown

MachMetrics

Monitoring your website resource breakdown is one of the most important things you can do when you own or run a website. Some of our most recent articles detailed how to keep track of the impact that Google Fonts , Page Weight , and CSS files have on your website performance.

Best Web Performance Books to Learn Site Speed Optimization

MachMetrics

Luckily we’ve recommended some of the best web performance books to read while stuck at home. High Performance Web Sites: Essential Knowledge For Front-End Engineers. If you’re looking to read optimization ideas from one of the greatest minds in speed performance, look no further. Author Steve Souders writes about the best practices that he gained as the Chief Performance Yahoo!, and the Head Performance Engineer at Google.

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The not so good web performance tips

Jos

Yesterday I was reading Zakas’ Performance on the Yahoo! Homepage slideshare presentation , and I got very surprised when I saw that Yahoo had realised that two of the wide accepted tips for improving website performance had not work so well for them. This solution is better applied when using progressive enhancement because users can try to perform actions that are provided by this non-blocking javascript. flush performance yahoo

EveryStep Scripting Tool: Advanced Features

Dotcom-Montior

The EveryStep Scripting Tool by Dotcom-Monitor is a powerful macro that records scripts to perform automated monitoring of your websites' performance. The post EveryStep Scripting Tool: Advanced Features appeared first on Dotcom-Monitor Web Performance Blog. Dotcom-Monitor News Performance Tech Tips EveryStep Scripting Tool web application monitoring website monitoring

How to Optimize Websites for Ad Publishers

Dotcom-Montior

Page speed has been a key factor in Google’s ranking algorithm since 2010 , so it is essential to understand the various ways you can optimize your pages and why implementing synthetic monitoring can ensure your pages perform flawlessly and revenue isn’t lost. Find Your Performance Baseline.

Frictionless retail: A pandemic imperative for IT

Dynatrace

Simultaneously, you’re constantly optimizing your website to meet your customers’ changing priorities. Dynatrace will let you know when sessions or conversion rates drop, when abandoned carts or cart errors increase, or if a campaign suddenly stops performing. Dynatrace news.

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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. In fact, we often get emails from frustrated website owners who aren’t getting consistent results.

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Lazy loading Javascript: On-demand scripts to faster load times

Jos

Loading on-demand code can boost website performance in the sense that the browser does not need to request and execute Javascript code that is not needed. performance javascript lazy loading stubDepending on the script, a different approach can be taken to lazy load it. Progressive enhancement Javascript This is by far the best scenario. Javascript is used to improve user experience but the web page can work without Javascript (in example, browsers with Javascript disabled).

Mobile Page Speed Testing

MachMetrics

Mobile use surpassed desktop use years ago, but all too often websites are still being built desktop first and mobile second. 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. Measure Your Mobile Performance. That is why we need to test our performance at those speeds. Improving Your Mobile Performance. Do you know how fast your site loads on a mobile device?

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Web Performance Bookshelf

Rigor

Reading time 1 min Why share the library of the web performance books while there’s a substantial collection of fantastic websites and articles on the net? Yet, we wanted to put together our list of the top web performance books for anyone who cares about speed of the web and would like to explore the timeline of web performance engineering milestones over nearly two decades through the lens of published books. High Performance Browser Networking.

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. Let’s explore how it works and what it can do to help get your performance up to speed on the backend and frontend. Good website performance is part of that equation.

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How I Used Brotli to Get Even Smaller CSS and JavaScript Files at CDN Scale

CSS - Tricks

At that time, I was working as a freelance website performance consultant. I wanted to compress every last possible byte for my clients’ websites in a drive to make them faster, but using pre-compression and allowing clients to update files on demand simultaneously was not always easy. I started building my own performance optimization service for my clients. I had several tricks that could significantly speed up websites.

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Tutorial: Implementing Facebook's BigPipe Using ASP.Net MVC - Part 1

Jos

What is BigPipe BigPipe is a website performance technique used and coined by Facebook to serve web pages improving user’s perceived load speed. The implementation of these pagelets is performed in parallel on the server and served to the browser as soon as they are generated. These files are requested in such a way that it keeps a good performance. optimization flush bigpipe facebook performance

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Five Reasons to Meet Rigor at eTail West

Rigor

This event will feature tracks on mobile, innovation, and UX development, so attendees will certainly leave with many ideas for how they can improve their website. These focus areas are integrally linked with website performance, so it’s essential that brands also work to improve their digital experience. But, as a web performance professional, I also know that they can majorly impact site speed. Web Performance etail west retail rigor

The Top 10 Tips for Better Front-end Website Testing

MachMetrics

From speed testing to usability testing, use these ten strategies to ensure your website is always running on all cylinders. Users expect near-instant results when they navigate to a website and most of them aren’t going to wait around politely as your site struggles to load. While small daily automated performance testing is a good idea, it’s also smart to zoom out and take a high-level view on a regular basis.