Performance is a recognized issues for sites that use a content management system. To what degree is this a vendor problem versus a user problem, and what can site owners do to fix it?
It wouldn’t be January without a crop of predictions for the new year, would it? I wouldn’t call these predictions, exactly. I’m not a prophet. No crystal ball here. I’m just looking at trends, and perhaps applying a little hopeful thinking.
If pages aren’t fast, everything suffers. Even seemingly minor page delays have a significant effect on brand perception. In this post for the fifth annual Performance Calendar, I shared some of the findings from Radware’s latest research into performance and brand perception.
Mobile users are significantly affected by slow performance. In this pioneering neuroscientific study, we found that a 500ms connection speed delay resulted in up to a 26% increase in peak frustration and up to an 8% decrease in engagement.
In just a couple of short years, m.sites have gone from must-have to must-not-have. Here’s a short history of the m.site and why, if you haven’t ditched yours already, you should make retiring it a priority in 2014.
The average top 1,000 web page is now 1575 KB. Last spring, the average page was 1246 KB. This represents a 26% increase in total page size in just six months, and a 151% increase in three years.
I’m back from Velocity Europe, where I had the huge privilege of being able to speak to an excellent audience about two of my favourite topics: mobile performance and why people think the way we do. Please check out my slides and let me know what you think.
This week at Radware, we’ve released our annual mobile performance report, the 2013 State of the Union for Mobile Ecommerce Performance. Every year, we study the performance of top online retailers to see how they measure up against user expectations. Today I want to share a poster version of the infographics we created to accompany the report.
Last week, we released our quarterly State of the Union for ecommerce web performance. This week, I want to share a poster version of the infographics we created to accompany the report.
It’s fall, which means it’s time for Radware’s quarterly State of the Union for Ecommerce Performance! Find out how fast the top 500 retail websites are.