Performance is a Journey not a Destination!
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    50 Mobile Performance Stats You Need to Know Posted on December 20th, 2016 by Peter Saulitis

    Your customers’ experiences on mobile are more important than ever. These 50 mobile performance stats say it all. MOBILE PERFORMANCE Mobile pages make an average of 214 server requests, and nearly half of all server requests are ad-related. [i] The average weight of the content on mobile sites is 1.49 MB, which takes 7 seconds […]

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    Is Your Mobile Site Holiday Ready? Posted on October 4th, 2016 by Kameerath Kareem

    A website that scores positively across all performance metrics is usually what every online retailer strives to achieve. With the variety of devices available to customers, it is not enough to build a website that works perfectly on a laptop or a desktop. A single customer may access the site from any number of devices […]

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    Designing for Optimum Web Performance Across Devices Posted on August 15th, 2016 by Dennis Callaghan

    Back in the Internet’s good old days, website design was relatively easy. Sure there were different browsers and operating systems to account for, but virtually all users accessed your site from desktop or laptop computers. Today’s web design game is a bit more challenging, thanks to the proliferation of smartphones and tablets. Mobile device usage […]

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    Retail Has Gone Mobile, Have You? Posted on March 8th, 2016 by Maria Eldridge

    In case you haven’t noticed, the retail industry is shifting its focus to mobile. Whether it’s the flash sale online shopping during Black Friday and Cyber Monday, or just a regular day in a brick-and-mortar store, costumers are looking for a mobile experience—and a great one, at that. The mobile universe has a lot of […]

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    The Web Giants Are Raising The Performance Bar On Everyone Posted on January 20th, 2016 by Mehdi Daoudi

    This article was written by CEO & Co-founder of Catchpoint Systems Mehdi Daoudi and originally published on Throughout 2015, tech-industry leaders have made a series of bold moves under the noble guise of preserving Web performance—the speed and reliability of Web pages—for end users. There’s no doubt these companies ardently support creating the fastest, most […]

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    Should Your Domain Include WWW? Posted on August 31st, 2015 by Mehdi Daoudi

    We operate in an industry where most of the people who work in development, engineering, IT Operations, etc. optimize their sites to death, trying to squeeze every millisecond out of their load times. Yet sometimes, techniques that are staring us right in the face go unnoticed. Recently, as I was trying to buy a new […]

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    The Hidden Effects of Mobilegeddon on Desktop Sites Posted on June 15th, 2015 by Craig Lowell

    When Google announced their new Mobilegeddon guidelines – a series of mobile-friendly optimization requirements that was supposed to affect websites’ mobile search rankings on Google – the natural inclination for most businesses was to quickly adhere to those stipulations so as not to fall behind the competition when mobile users searched for their sites and […]

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    Facebook’s Instant Articles Feature Speeds Up Mobile Load Times Posted on May 27th, 2015 by Ryan Pellette

    Earlier this month, Facebook made the groundbreaking announcement that they will launch a feature called Instant Articles for iOS users, which will entail them hosting news content from certain major media outlets such as the New York Times, NBC News, and National Geographic directly on their site. Until now, all media outlets have simply shared […]

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    Five Steps to Maximize Mobile Web Speed Posted on November 6th, 2014 by Catchpoint Systems

    Yesterday, as a final step for preparing your eCommerce site for the influx of holiday shopping traffic, we offered a checklist of seven things to make sure you’ve done to maximize your desktop website performance. Yet as everyone in the industry knows at this point, the performance of your mobile site is becoming more and […]

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    Why We’re Participating in Internet Slowdown Day Posted on September 10th, 2014 by Mehdi Daoudi

    No one wants to see the spinning loading screen. We can all agree on that, right? Now imagine if you saw it over and over and over. Want to check out your Facebook newsfeed? Latency. Want to see a video clip on YouTube? Latency. Want to relax at home after work by catching up on […]

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