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Ciprian on Friday, June 4, 2021 — 1,457 Views

Using Resource Hints to Optimize WordPress Performance

Resource hints provide a way to optimize the performance of your web page on the client side. As the name suggests, they provide the [...]

SpeedFactor - Less is More
Ciprian on Monday, May 10, 2021 — 1,207 Views

SpeedFactor Update: Less is More

The past few weeks have brought some long awaited updates to SpeedFactor. As I am focusing on tracking speed, some of the tools provided [...]

Instant Loading in WordPress
Ciprian on Monday, February 8, 2021 — 1,786 Views

17 Best Website Speed And Performance Testing Tools

50% of people expect a site to load in less than 2 seconds! Your site’s load time could be the difference between keeping visitors on [...]

SpeedFactor Performance Metrics
Ciprian on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 — 975 Views

Big changes are coming to SpeedFactor: Less Lighthouse, more Performance API, new PRO plans, better free audits

It’s been pretty quiet on the update front for SpeedFactor in the past months. Mostly bug fixes and performance updates. That’s [...]

Ciprian on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 — 998 Views

We’re Retiring the Site Uptime Check

Retiring this tool allows us to take on new product discovery work to understand how we can reveal even more powerful insights about your [...]

Ciprian on Thursday, October 8, 2020 — 1,695 Views

Drift Chat: Speed Up Your Page Loading Speed by 3-4 Seconds

Here’s a neat trick to speed up your initial page loading time when you are using Drift. If you use SpeedFactor or GTMetrix to [...]

SpeedFactor Performance Metrics
Ciprian on Thursday, August 27, 2020 — 914 Views

Keep your sites flying with SpeedFactor performance insights

Your hosting platform makes your site fly! But even with an amazing host, front-end details, images, scripts, can often slow your site [...]

Ciprian on Wednesday, May 13, 2020 — 926 Views

SpeedFactor Roadmap

During the initial development of SpeedFactor, there were lots of features to consider and there was no proper roadmap as everything was [...]

JavaScript Code
Ciprian on Thursday, February 13, 2020 — 956 Views

How Many Assets Should a Website Have?

How Many JavaScript Files Should a Website Have? A maximum of four. And I would still argue that is too many already. Considering the need [...]

onLoad Evolution Chart
Ciprian on Thursday, February 13, 2020 — 1,452 Views

Why Is Web Page Size Important?

As of 2021, web page size is the most important factor to measure as the bigger a page is, the longer it takes to display and the faster it [...]

Ciprian on Friday, January 31, 2020 — 1,164 Views

Plugins Slow Down Your WordPress Site

“There’s a plugin for that” is a long-time notion in the global WordPress community. It’s a very positive example of the [...]

Ciprian on Friday, January 10, 2020 — 900 Views

SpeedFactor Summary: January 10, 2020

This update is related more to the account admin than to actual SpeedFactor features. I have implemented PayPal and tweaked the [...]

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