In Today’s World Website Speed is Critical for Sales

Did you know most users will abandon a web page if it takes longer than 4 seconds to load?  4 seconds?!?  That’s barely enough time to type the word ‘sesquipedalian‘ (which means one who uses big words).  So much has changed in the last couple of decades that people will no longer sit in front of their screens waiting for your web page to load.

So, in the spirit of sharing on the internet we wanted to publish the infographic of best practices below to help keep you site and your visitors happy. Fortunately, there are plenty of fixes that can help increase your site speed. On the front-end, restructuring, optimizing and simplifying your website design can help crunch redundant code and remove any bloat from old plugins. On the back-end, utilizing CDN’s, content caching and using a scalable hosting platform such as a virtual private cloud can help optimize user experience.

The below infographic by cloud-computing company SingleHop outlines additional ways you can test and speed up your site

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