Everybody knows that China is a complex country. So is the Chinese Internet: the road to deploy a local website will be hard and long.
After a year working closely with a Chinese partner hosting provider, Fasterize has opened a POP (Point Of Presence) in Shanghai.
In addition to the rest of the world, we now help our customers to reach better performance in China. Continue reading Fasterize opens a POP in mainland China
When we speak about mobile-first, we usually forget to mention performance.
This comes from a misunderstanding of mobile networks restrictions and mobile power.
Nevertheless, mobile performance is crucial: 71% of mobile users expect a web page to load at least as fast on mobile as on computer (versus 58% in 2009) and 46% consider that websites usually are slower on mobile than on computer.
60% of mobile users think that a web page should load in less than 3 seconds on a mobile.
So how can we improve performance and go beyond the constraints of a mobile world? Continue reading Mobile-first: Let’s talk about performance
Few weeks after the “Red Slow Label”, Google seems to try a new way to point out a slow website when you make mobile research: a “Slow to load” exclamation.
In fact, a user wrote on his blog that he was searching for a video (Jurassic World trailer) when he saw the note “Slow to load”: Continue reading “Slow to load” : the new Google experimentation
In 2009, Google unveiled its SPDY project: a new protocol to reduce web page loading time by optimizing files transfers and ordering them according to their priority. With this new protocol, files are sent in a single connection (known as multiplexing).
SPDY was used as basis for the HTTP/2 specifications that were released this month (on February 18). Continue reading Fasterize on the road to HTTP/2!
Winter sales represent between 15 and 30% of French annual ecommerce revenue.
It is a good reason to be interested in their web performance, isn’t it?
In partnership with Dareboost, we made a study during this first sales period of 2015.
Below is a compilation of the results illustrated by an infographic.
Continue reading [Infographic] Sales 2015: webperf of ecommerce websites
Fasterize celebrated its 3rd anniversary this year. And in 3 years … it has grown up!
When we remember our beginnings and our adventures, we cannot help but smile!
Of course, as all startups we have experienced ups and downs, good days and bad days. But our motivation came through unscathed.
So we have decided to (re) share this wonderful year with you! Continue reading 2014 : feedback from a pivotal year for Fasterize
Today, we are opensourcing one of our project Geonosis which synchronize Zookeeper trees with local files. Here is why we have created Geonosis.
Continue reading Announcing Geonosis
As you may know, Fasterize is an active partner of webpagetest and host the agents for Paris. Today, we explain in detail the official guide on https://sites.google.com/a/webpagetest.org/docs/private-instances.
The purpose of this guide is giving the maximum pieces of information to install an agent. Most steps are illustrated with pictures.
Continue reading [Installation guide] Webpagetest agent on windows server 2008
When you work in the webperf world, you’re constantly reading blog posts about new techniques or new hacks that are implemented or tried on new website / Single Page app / mobile website / CMS. You also meet a lot of people telling you that “yes we do some concatenation, minification, whatever … but mhhh … not for this because it’s outside the deployment process … “. Or you see people trying to speed up their websites without monitoring anything.
So instead of focusing on techniques, shouldn’t we watch the side aspects of webperf as being as important as techniques?
Continue reading Webperf is not a matter of technique