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This Week in Website Performance

This Week in Website Performance is a weekly feature of the Monitis.com blog. It summarizes recent articles about website performance. Why? Because your friends at Monitis.com care.


How to make your website load faster?

Last week, we looked at YSlow and its uses (you can find the article here). Today, we are going to talk a bit more about the specific processes involved in improving your site speed across a variety of metrics. The metrics implemented in the YSlow software are 23 in reality; however, there are a few… Read the full post


Website Performance Best Practices by Yahoo!

YSlow is a free developer tool built by the smart engineers at Yahoo. YSlow analyses web pages across an array of metrics and gives a final grade. If you are conscious about the performance of a website, YSlow is your answer. Let’s talk a bit more about YSlow.


Best Ways To Optimize a Website While Using a CDN

Content delivery networks are one of the best ways to increase the speed of a website. They allow website owners to use a massive amount of resources, typically scattered throughout many regions of the world, to transfer their site’s files to their end users. When a user connects to a website using a CDN, the… Read the full post

Whatever Happened to Build Time?

This is a guest post, by Warren Gaebel, an author at our sister blog at Monitor.Us. Zero is the best possible metric! If something takes zero time, it would be impossible to improve on its performance. Since end-user performance is judged by how long the user sits twiddling his thumbs waiting for a web page… Read the full post

A Comprehensive Introduction To Content Delivery Networks

A CDN, or Content Delivery Network, is a means of distribution that  both large-scale and small-scale websites incorporate into their website’s data transfer structure. This technology allows content, usually website files, to be replicated on various data centers around the world. This is, essentially, a means of caching files close to the visitor’s physical location.… Read the full post