This Week in Website Performance is a weekly feature of the Monitis.com blog. It summarizes recent articles about website performance. How to make your web site better, how to improve your users experience when they come to your website and how to optimize the overall experience. Why? Because your friends at Monitis.com care.
Author: James Chesters
Author: Tammy Everts
Recent findings in a study of the top 500 ecommerce sites show that the median CDN-using page took an entire second longer to become interactive than the median non-CDN-using page. The culprit though is how the pages are constructed, which has nothing to do with a CDN or not being present. The top four performance issues that retail sites must address in this regard are server-side processing, latency, unoptimized images, and third-party scripts.
Author: Serdar Yegulalp