Maria Antonietta Perna highlights the benefits of lazy loading images on websites and shows five approaches to implement lazy loading for your website.
Having a fast site is important for your visitors and search results. How do you achieve that? Adrian Try lists the steps that will make a difference.
Craig Buckler discusses 20 ways to optimize your CSS so that it’s faster-loading, easier to work with and more efficient, covering analysis tools, CDNs, HTTP/2, CSS3, animations and transitions, fonts, concatenation and minifying, build tools, flexbox, grid, SVG, critical CSS, and more.
Tonino Jankov covers the background, performance benefits and current implementations of the HTTP/2 protocol.
Tonino Jankov introduces techniques to improve Apache and Nginx web server performance, explaining the theory behind those techniques.
Tonino Jankov introduces Cloudflare, a website performance and security service, explaining how it works and how to get started using it.
Tonino lists tools, tips and best practices for optimizing WordPress sites — from hosting options to asset management, caching and software considerations.
Maria Antonietta Perna explores the Performance Tool available in the Firefox browser to find out more about CSS animation performance.
Colin O'Dell demonstrates how Blackfire helped with optimizations that resulted in a 53% performance boost in the league/commonmark parser.
Colin O'Dell explores how using a shared cache volume across Docker-based Gitlab CI jobs drastically improves build speeds.
Christopher Pitt shows how to read and write large files efficiently, using of streams and generators to remove an entire category of application errors.
Here's a compendium of practical MySQL optimization tricks - from bottlenecks to configuration and indexes. Leave your ORM behind and get your hands dirty!
Perceived Performance is just as important as actual Page Speed. Marc Schenker explains why, and what this means for user interface designers.
Average page weight has reached 2.8Mb. WordPress, which powers a third of websites, is partly responsible. Craig shows how to boost your theme performance.
Maria Antonietta Perna digs into performance issues when loading custom web fonts. She discusses file size and FOIT and shows some cutting-edge solutions.
Maria Antonietta Perna shows why SVG images can be great for website performance, provided you follow a few simple steps when you design and export them