A major challenge for technical teams: absorbing traffic spikes. To ensure the availability and continuity of your services, here are a few tips to get through traffic surges on your website.
Fasterize is a SaaS solution. But it is also a team of experts who carry out audits and give advice on Front End optimisation. Rossignol was experiencing performance problems on its French e-commerce website, and load times abroad were still long. By implementing Fasterize’s recommendations, browsing became significantly smoother, thus improving UX and business results and also reassuring their investors.
Meeting with Damien Hars, Digital Marketing & E-commerce Technology Director of the winter sports equipment supplier, who managed this project.
Is looking after your load time in 2020 one of your New Year resolutions? Here are (a little bit more than) 20 significant statistics on web performance to ensure a good start to the year.
Did you know that, while your website is loading content, every second of blank page = 1000 points deducted on the Speed Index? During an A/B test, it’s inevitable that a website will take longer to display. We spoke with independent web performance expert Jean-Pierre Vincent, who highlighted that, even though these tests are often necessary and beneficial to marketing, they ought to be handled with care because of their impact on loading times.
Because it’s important to us that you have a good night’s sleep in the run-up to your sale, we have made up a little check-list for you with 5 points to watch out for to ensure you are well prepared for this high-traffic day and can offer your users good loading times. Your check-list!
Whether you are an expert in e-commerce, marketing or SEO / SEA, you have one thing in common: a high concern for UX. And you should! Did you know that a website’s loading time is what really counts for users?
UX is an essential issue for the user who visits your e-commerce website and who discovers your brand’s DNA! Fast loading times for desktop and mobile browsing contribute to a quality experience, which turns in favour of high conversion rates.
What Content Management System (CMS) should you choose to guarantee the optimum load time for your website’s pages? Salesforce Commerce Cloud, Prestashop, WooCommerce, Magento, WordPress, Hybris, or a home-made platform... Looking beyond what each promises to bring, is there such a thing as the perfect CMS when it comes to speed?
When you’re holding Sales promotions or on Black Friday/Cyber Monday, or any trafic peak or laod peak period, an overflow page – or traffic easing system – allows you to define a maximum number of active sessions to keep your servers up and running, thus minimizing the loss of potential customers. This feature, which we call Traffic Limiter on our platform, is available for all our users, and is easy to enable from the dashboard.
Have you heard about Insight, the Fasterize solution that allows you to analyse rapidly and for free the speed of your website? Thanks to Insight, you could be taking the first step towards the optimization of your web performance: a preliminary diagnosis which is essential to make your website faster, improve the user experience and thus generate more business. Here's how and why you should use it without moderation.