10 Ways to Speed up your Website

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10 ways to speed up your website You think speed doesnt matter?Think Again. A minute delay of 1 second has the potential to harm your Page views by 11%Customer Satisfaction by 16%Conversions by 7%Source: Aberdeen GroupThis was the impact of slowing down. What about the impact of speeding up?According to Amazon, a negligible improvement of 100 millisecond on their site loading time resulted in a whopping 1% increase in revenue.The same happened with Walmart, with 1 second of improvement in their site loading time, they saw an increase of 2% in conversions. Things to do to speed up your site Source: Website Design LebanonThis was the impact of slowing down. What about the impact of speeding up?According to Amazon, a negligible improvement of 100 millisecond on their site loading time resulted in a whopping 1% increase in revenue.The same happened with Walmart, with 1 second of improvement in their site loading time, they saw an increase of 2% in conversions. Minimize HTTP requestsYahoo says 80% of your web page load time is spent on downloading different parts of the page images, stylesheets, flash, scripts etc. The quickest way to increase your speed is to simplify your designUse CSS instead of images when possibleMerge multiple style sheets in to oneMinimize server response timeIdeally, the server response time should be well under 200msEnable Compression Pages larger than 100kb take time to load which slows down the website. The best way to resolve this problem I enable compression. What compression does is it sends files from the web server in a compressed format GZip. Optimize ImagesCrop your images to the correct size according to the size of your webpage. Never use pictures bigger than your page size. Reduce color depth to the lowest possible depth.Enable Browser cache and cookiesEnabling these options, or having your audience do the same will significantly improve your websites load time, Whenever a user goes to a website, some part pf your website gets temporarily stored on the users pc in form of cookies or cache. Manage resourcesTo Minimize HTML, Use PageSpeed insights chrome extension for generating optimized version of your HTML. Similarly, to minimizing CSS, use YOUI compressor,And to minimize JavaScript, use JSMin, or YUI CompressorOptimize ImagesCrop your images to the correct size according to the size of your webpage. Never use pictures bigger than your page size. Reduce color depth to the lowest possible depth.Reduce plug-insPlug-ins should be limited, too many plug-ins slow site speed. Deactivate unnecessary plugins.Reduce Redirects Another major time consumer is redirects. Minimize their number, they create additional HTTP requests and increase your load times. Optimize your CSS Optimizing your CSS will result in improvement of your site speed. CSS defines the styling of your page. Manage your external and inline CSS, try to avoid inline altogether. Prioritize above the fold contentImprove your user experience by regulation CSS and by having above the fold content that loads faster even if your page follows in loading. Contact Us:1st Floor Mega Mall Center.Furn el-Chebbak Main Street.Beirut - LebanonTel: +961 1 284 222 | +961 3 041 941Fax: +961 1 284 222 Visit: www.ibaroody.comFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/iBaroodySALThank you