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#SAM2013 Round Up
Posted in: Community   -   September 3, 2013
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This year’s Speed Awareness Month was amazing.  Compared to last year, we saw the following metrics increase: 91.01% Unique Visitors 70.81% Visits 41.63% Pageviews 10.75% New Visits What this says is that Web Performance Optimization awareness is growing at a healthy rate.  As the years go on and connection speeds increase, Web Apps/Sites become richer […]Read More »
Breaking Down Why Page Speed Matters
Posted in: Getting Started   -   August 13, 2013
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This guest post is by Austin Gunter from WP Engine, the premium managed WordPress hosting platform that specializes in delivering the fastest WordPress speeds possible. Austin Gunter is a writer and a blogger. Have you ever wondered just how fast your site actually needs to be to be in order to deliver the right level […]

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10-Seconds to Performance Glory: or How to Beat Steve Souders in a Foot Race at Velocity-Ignite 2014
Posted in: Monitoring, Performance Testing   -   August 9, 2013
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Could you beat Steve Souders in a foot race? To find out, the first thing you might do is watch 10-seconds from his talk The Illusion of Speed, at Velocity-Ignite 2013. Which 10-seconds? Start at the 7-second mark and watch until the 17-second mark. Reason? The running performance data that is the most useful is […]

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When 80/20 Becomes 20/80
Posted in: Monitoring, Performance Testing   -   August 2, 2013
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You’ve probably heard the 80/20 Rule of web performance: typically, 80% of page load time is on the front-end, and only 20% on the back-end. While that’s generally true, there are some important things to watch out for. Caveats to the 80/20 Rule The 80/20 Rule is supported by data gathered mainly from the home […]

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