website performance

4 Reasons to Use Image Processing to Optimize Website Media — SitePoint – Website Design Article

This sponsored article was created by our content partner, KeyCDN. Thank you for supporting the partners who make SitePoint possible. Image optimization is a big deal when it comes to website performance. You might be wondering if you’re covering all the bases by simply keeping file size in check. In fact, there’s a lot to consider if you truly want to optimize your site’s images. Fortunately, there are image processing tools and content delivery networks (CDNs) available that can handle…

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Here Comes Hummingbird 2.1 With Compressed Caching & Cookies – WordPress Website Design Article

From Asset Organization Tours to several new caching features and upgrades, Hummingbird 2.1 is a humdinger. There’s so much to cover, I can’t summarize it all in this teeny tiny paragraph — so let’s just jump right in, shall we? A lot of the features I’m about to detail are only available in Hummingbird Pro, so if you’re not already a member, try out our 100% risk free, 30-day trial and get full access to all of our WordPress plugins.…

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Hummingbird 2.0: Mobile Scans and Advanced Speed Tests… VROOM! – WordPress Website Design Article

Hummingbird performance tests, reports, and recommendations just got a major upgrade but to get access to the all new lean-mean-humming-machine…you need to update! In November, Google made much needed changes to PageSpeed Insights. Speed is now being calculated based on actual user experience and a site performance analysis. Thanks to this new Lighthouse integration, Hummingbird is able to see where your page is slowing in the loading process and offer better solutions for fixing performance issues. No more shooting in…

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Hummingbird + Uptime + Expanded Compatibility = Power & Control – WordPress Website Design Article

Hummingbird has now crossed a staggering one million downloads quickly becoming everyone’s favorite speed and performance plugin for WordPress. And we’re not just improving your sites speed and performance (with all the built-in cache options you can handle, GZIP compression, asset optimization, and free site scans), we’ve integrated it with the Hub’s world-class WordPress site manager. Hummingbird Pro includes uptime monitoring, reports, notifications, and more. Tell me something I don’t know… Hummingbird now includes notifications and the ability to display,…

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Why WebP Is The Rockstar of Image Formats for Web Designers – Website Design Article

WebP is making headway in the image format space this year. The image format — which is developed by Google — uses both lossy and lossless compression by utilizing technology that Google purchased from On2 Technologies. WebP has been around a while now, actually, and it first made headlines in a 2010 Google press conference. But, like any new technology, it had some initial rough patches. Today, WebP is on version 1.0.0, so we thought it would be a great…

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