This Week in Website Performance

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

Automating Web Performance Optimization

Author: Tobias Baldauf.

This easy to follow series of slides from Tobias Baldauf presents automated ways to handle tasks which increase web performance. Touching on backend improvements he restates that 80% of web performance is front end optimisation. After a look at what it takes to reduce things like CSS, JS, and image size, he presents ways to automate these tasks.

7 CSS and JavaScript Performance Tips

Author: Rochester Oliveira.

Processing time of your site can be a major factor in it’s speed, and for some of us that lies in CSS and JS code. Rochester Oliveira details 7 tips on coding your site more efficiently, as well as a bonus tip to reduce page weight.

Tips for improving website performance


The folks at this web design company have produced a short article with tips for improving website performance. One of the most important steps is monitoring for baseline and improvement measurements. This can be done here at Other usual targets are addressed such as minifying CSS and JS, compressing images, and the like. These eight tips are a good starting point for creating a faster presence.