Wednesday, October 20

Tag: Website optimization

10 Ways to Design Your Website for Mobile Speed
Web Tricks

10 Ways to Design Your Website for Mobile Speed

Have you performed a mobile speed test lately? How does your website rank? A slow website can turn mobile users away. Ideally, you want your design to load just as quickly for 3G users on phones as it does for desktop users on Wi-Fi. (That’s a pretty big ask, but there are things you can go to make it happen.)First, test your mobile speed. And then use these tips to improve your performance, and keep more users on your site longer. 1. Optimize Images One of the biggest problems with website speed is image size. Images can actually account for most of the downloaded data on a page and by formatting and saving images the right way, you can seriously cut down on the number of bytes required to serve this information.The easiest way to optimize images is to work with them before uplo...
The Complete Guide to WordPress Performance Optimization
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The Complete Guide to WordPress Performance Optimization

  According to Builtwith.com, WordPress holds close to 50% of the CMS share of the world's top 1,000,000 websites. As for the ecommerce sphere, we're at 33% with WooCommerce. And if we cast a wider net, percentages go higher. Although we may complain that WordPress can get bloated, resource-heavy, and its data model leaves a lot to be desired, there is no denying that WordPress is everywhere.WordPress can thank its simplicity and a low barrier to entry for this pervasiveness. It's easy to set up, and requires next to no technical knowledge. Hosting for WordPress can be found for as little as a couple of dollars per month, and the basic setup takes just a half hour of clicking. Free themes for WordPress are galore, some with included WYSIWYG page builders.Many look down on...