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Speed is important

Dean Hume
February 01, 2013

Speed is important

This was a recent talk that I gave at Experian about the simple steps that you can take to ensure that your website runs faster. http://deanhume.com

Dean Hume

February 01, 2013

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  1. Speed is Important

  2. @deanohume deanhume.com

  3. How important is speed?

  4. Purposely injected a 100ms delay into their page load times.

    This decreased their sales by 1 %
  5. $10,711,000,000

  6. £66 Million That’s massive!

  7. At Bing, a 2 seconds delay caused a 4.3% drop

    in revenue per user.
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  9. So where do we start?

  10. The easiest place first

  11. Scalable. Quick. Easy.

  12. Its all about making the size of the page smaller

  13. ImageCompression Expiry Headers Minify JavaScript & CSS Compression

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  15. Minify JavaScript & CSS ajaxmin.codeplex.com Visual Studio 2012

  16. Image Compression Kraken.io Smush.it

  17. Compression Enabled in IIS in 3 clicks Enabled in Web.config

  18. Expiry Headers Enabled in IIS in 3 clicks Enabled in

  19. You will need help along the way

  20. Developer tools = best friend

  21. Use these tools Yahoo! YSlow Google PageSpeed

  22. Test from different locations around the world Webpagetest.org

  23. Think about mobile devices and tablets

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  25. Show me the difference!

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  27. Everyone fast

  28. Thank you. Any questions?