How to Optimize Web performance for Best User Experience

The idiom ‘Variety is the spice of life’ has taken a literal meaning in today’s turbo-charged world. The wealth of choices we are faced with in current consumer world has made users fickle and impatient. Today’s users are constantly connected to internet and this continuous connection has only added to the impatience of a user. … Continue reading How to Optimize Web performance for Best User Experience

How to Optimize Web performance for Best User Experience

The idiom ‘Variety is the spice of life’ has taken a literal meaning in today’s turbo-charged world. The wealth of choices we are faced with in current consumer world has made users fickle and impatient. Today’s users are constantly connected to internet and this continuous connection has only added to the impatience of a user. In the Internet era, there is no such thing as brand loyalty.  Or to put it more aptly, the loyalty is to the quality now. Users are increasingly demanding high quality experience and the only way a business can capture a user’s attention is by delivering a seamless, consistent experience to its users.

A fast and better performing websites invariably translate to better user engagement, frequent site visits and improved revenues.  Another reason why you should strive for a high performing fast website is that these websites are indexed faster by search engines and may appear higher in rank, giving you a competitive edge over others.  Learn more on how to improve your website’s performance and optimize it for best usage:

Caching

blog_in1 Caching in simple terms can be defined as the temporary local storage place for online content, including text, images and videos. It is one of the best ways to improve a page performance. Make use of browser caching by leveraging headers like “cache-control” for dynamic components and “never expire policy” for static assets.

 

Rendering Performance

blog_in2b It is very noticeable if the applications and sites do not run properly, therefore optimizing the rendering performance is very important. Optimizing the critical rendering path ensures that there is a significant improvement in the time to render pages. Understanding the critical rendering path better also helps in creating interactive applications for users.  Some ways through which you can ensure optimization is by avoiding complex layout and outline thrashing and streamlining paint complexity.

 

Optimizing Content Efficiency

blog_in3a In order to optimize the website, it is very important to leverage and optimize each byte including the content. Ensure that your content is optimized to improve the efficiency of your website.

Optimizing Images

blog_in4a Images occupy a substantial volume of optical space and account for most of the downloads from the websites. Optimizing images can result in drastic performance improvements. It can even reduce operational costs by decreasing storage space requirement and reduced hosting costs. Do a careful analysis of the requirement of optimal settings for your images and optimize them for best performance. 

Compress Images and Texts

blog_in5 The website is made up of so many components and many of them like images and content can be compressed to optimize a website. It helps in saving storage space and decreasing load time. There are many websites which specialize in providing page tests letting you know the best objects from your site which can be compressed and also optimize the website for you.

 

Netrouting is a forerunner in providing CDN based solutions. It offers CDN based solution for multi-location content serving as well as bespoke E-commerce environments such as Magento with Nginx/Varnish Driven setups. Backed by a team of specialists, Netrouting enables a seamless internet experience by distributing content to end users with low internet latency, reducing processing overhead, optimized and secure content, improved performance and maximized return on investment. Providing high quality web, virtual, colocated and dedicated hosting services with a efficient, seamless 24/7 customer support, Netrouting acts as your global internet backbone.

Similar to how a relatively clean home requires less time in cleaning, a clean and organized website needs less time in loading. Optimizing a website in today’s world is fundamental as a web performance is an essential part of a user experience, avoiding which can be detrimental to one’s business.

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