How Does Your Site Stack Up?

Around a year ago, I published an infographic showing how site speed affects SEO and sales. It quickly became a very popular post because you could see at a glance what other sites experienced when their speed increased or dropped. Very useful! Today I’m happy to present another infographic. This one was kindly provided by the cool people of hostingtribunal.net. … Read More

Shortpixel: Image Optimization on Autopilot

Image optimization for WordPress with ShortPixel

Lighter pages is one of the major website speed factors. And more often than not, major improvements can be made by simply optimizing images. Doing it manually can be a dreadful task if you have a lot of images so naturally there are tools to help you. There’s a number of plugins that will optimize your images for you and … Read More

How Website Speed Helps SEO and Sales

How website speed helps SEO and sales

Everyone knows that today website speed can make or break your SERP rankings and sales. It can also affect what your potential customers think of your business. Let’s face it – we have to keep up with our visitors’ and search engines’ expectations to stay at the top of the game. While there are numerous articles and resources scattered across … Read More

GTMetrix: New Default Speed Metric

If you’ve been running tests on GTMetrix lately, you may have noticed that your site speed appears to be lower (while the number of HTTP requests higher) now than before. Is it? The answer is no. A short while ago GTMetrix changed their default speed metric. In the past GTMetrix measured how long it took to download all page resources … Read More