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This is the archived version of the Zoompf blog. Since our acquisition by Rigor, all our new research and posts on web performance are being published on The Rigor Blog

Speed Up Your Bootstrap and Font-Awesome Sites Using Font Compression

Twitter Bootstrap and it’s frequent add-on Font-Awesome have gained tremendous popularity in recent years due to the relative ease these libraries provide for building good looking, responsive websites. So much so that here at Zoompf we’ve seen the same performance problem appear again and again: uncompressed font files. Of course, uncompressed font files are not […]

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Chrome’s Data Compression Proxy

Earlier this year, Google rolled out a new feature for beta versions of mobile Chrome: The Data Compression Proxy. When enabled, your mobile device proxies all its non-SSL web traffic over a SPDY connection to servers at Google. This might sound like something you have heard before. Back when Amazon launched the Kindle Fire, it […]

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HTTP Compression use by Alexa Top 1000

Yesterday, frontend madman and performance nut Paul Irish reached out to me asking if I had any stats on the use HTTP compression. I’ve written a bunch about the benefits of HTTP compression, as well as the challenges in implementing it. Surprisingly, I realized that, no, I did not have any figures about HTTP compression […]

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Lose the Wait: HTTP Compression

One of the ways you can improve website performance is to reduce the amount of data that needs to get delivered to the client. An easy way to reduce the amount of data sent to a client is to compress the content and then transfer it to the client. This can be done with HTTP […]

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