Filtered By Tag: web performance optimization

Note: Archived Content

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

Delicious Dogfood: How Rigor Just Reduced a Page Load Time 38% Using Zoompf

There’s a well known expression in the business world called dogfooding: actually using your own products in your business because (a) (hopefully) they’re good products and (b) using them helps you better understand your own customers. I know, I know…Crrraaaaazy idea! Rigor and Zoompf are big believers in dogfooding, and now that Zoompf has joined […]

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New Filtering Options to Streamline Your Zoompf Workflow

Greetings! While we’ve been pretty busy working with our great new teammates since our recent announcement of our acquisition by Rigor, I wanted to assure you we’re continuing to stay hard at work improving the Zoompf product. In fact, if you’re already an existing Rigor customer, you may have already been playing around with our […]

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Compare Historical Performance, Test Your Competition…and Drugs!

So far the response to our new beta version of Web Performance Optimizer has been fantastic! Beyond a completely overhauled user interface, we’ve also exposed a mountain of new data to aid you in your performance testing efforts: third party content rollups, new mobile testing options (iPhone 5&6, Samsung Galaxy, iPad, portrait vs landscape,…), full […]

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Use the Right Web Performance Tools for the Job

Here at Zoompf, our job is to help you do two things. First, we figure out what’s causing your web site to perform poorly, and, second, to fix it. We’re kind of like an electrician/plumber/HVAC guy for your website, except that we’re always there, and we have fantastic tools. Now, just like when you have […]

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How to Automatically Bundle Your CSS and Javascript in ASP.Net

Last year I wrote a beginner’s guide to using mod_pagespeed in Apache that allows the Apache developer to recognize significant performance optimizations for their site with very little effort. I thought it might be fun to revisit this topic, but this time focus on a great library for ASP.Net developers: System.Web.Optimization. In this post I […]

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SSL Performance Diary #4: Optimizing the TLS Handshake

In our prior SSL Performance Diary post, Optimizing Data Encryption, we mentioned there are 2 areas of TLS that can harbor performance problems: Encrypting the data. Data sent back and forth between visiting web browsers and your web server must be encrypted and decrypted. If not configured properly, your page load times can become much […]

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SSL/TLS Performance Diary #3: Optimizing Data Encryption

This post is one in a series of posts about properly implementing SSL/TLS. This post is excerpt from our recent Moz article, Enabling HTTPS Without Sacrificing Your Web Performance. We’ll cover additional topics from this article in future posts to our SSL Diary. In previous SSL/TLS diary posts, we discussed optimizing the certificate chain, as […]

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6 Ways to Speed Up Your WordPress Site

With WordPress arguably becoming the defacto Content Management System of the Internet, we frequently get questions asking for tips for speeding up WordPress installations. While the mantra “individual results may vary” should remain top of mind, there are fortunately some relatively easy best practices that will speed up almost any installation with minimal effort. 1. […]

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X-Ray Your Website Performance: A Beginner’s Guide to Waterfall Charts

At Zoompf we work with dozens of website owners every month who are looking to improve the performance of their site. During these discussions we run across a wide variance in the knowledge levels about performance best practices: some are looking to squeeze out that last 500ms of page load time through advanced techniques, while others […]

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Introducing the New Face of Zoompf!

  At Zoompf we pride ourselves on listening to our customers to build the product they NEED, not the one we think they need. Over the last 6 months, the team has been incredibly busy responding to your requests and building out some fantastic new features. You asked for an easier way to share performance […]

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