Parallax websites are compelling and easy to follow. However, because all of the graphics and text are on one page and these sites often use video, they can also be a performance nightmare if not optimized correctly.
Web Performance Tech Tips
There’s no doubt about it—users are now just as likely to use their mobile devices instead of their desktop or laptop to surf the web, make purchases and more. What’s more, they expect their mobile user experience to be at least as fast and perform as well as a non-mobile user experience. If a mobile website is slow or performs poorly mobile users are likely to move on – often to a competitor’s mobile website. Here are five tips to help your mobile website meet user expectations.
Despite claims that slow websites are a major turnoff for site visitors the problem is growing. However, there is a bright spot, as some websites have caught on to an emerging key metric for the usability of a website and the user experience it delivers: Time to Interact (TTI).
The web performance industry is filled with terms that describe the actions taking place as a website loads. Let’s start taking a look at some of these terms to put definitive meaning around them as they relate to the web performance universe.
Responsive Web Design–a solution that delivers a consistent experience across different screen resolutions—is picking up significant steam as the standard method by which websites are being designed. Let’s look at three ways website performance can be improved using this method: