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11/16/2017

2017 ECommerce Leaders Survey

SITE PERFORMANCE AND INNOVATION TRENDS

eCommerce leaders face a “tug of war” when it comes to web performance. On one hand, they are facing competitive pressure to stay innovative, build new features, and provide rich and engaging online shopper experiences.

To do so, they must deploy 3rd party technologies, which have been proven to significantly slow page load times. On the other hand, they are also being told to speed up their websites or shoppers will leave in droves resulting in lost revenue.

This report examines the current state of eCommerce web performance with direct feedback from 125 eCommerce Leaders.

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JavaScript Performance

Why do we keep hearing about slow eCommerce websites during the holiday? eCommerce sales broke records this year, with almost $20B spent over the 5 days, according to Adobe Digital Insights. But slow page loading and outages once again derailed the holiday sales of several major websites. Most notable were H&M, Lowe’s, and The GAP. […]

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Last updated on November 20th, 2017 One of the top priorities for any front end developer is creating better web performance and an improved user experience overall. One of the best ways to accomplish this is by making edits and changes to JavaScript code that make it run more efficiently. More often than not, marketing […]

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Last updated on November 20th, 2017  Third party tags are bad for web performance. Tags — the on-page manifestations of web services beloved by online marketers — introduce extra work for the visitor’s browser. Whether it’s for social media integration or even a simple pixel tracker, tags introduce at least one request to a page’s download process. […]

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Last updated on November 20th, 2017 The practice of “inlining” CSS and JavaScript is a time-tested WPO technique. It can significantly cut load times by minimizing the number of individual assets on a website (thereby reducing the number of trips that must be made from the client to the server and back to load the […]

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Last updated on December 1st, 2017 “Why is my website is slow?” Poor JavaScript performance – hosted and third party – could be the problem. Here’s how to find out if it’s ailing you and your website visitors!

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Last updated on November 20th, 2017  JavaScript performance is always on the mind of engineers as they chip away at average page load times.  But occasionally a JavaScript failure is so bad that it bubbles up to the attention of the average web user. That’s exactly what happened last Friday, when the “Login with Facebook” script […]

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Last updated on November 20th, 2017These days, web pages make nearly universal use of Javascript to deliver a richer experience.  But have you ever wondered what the impact of those Javascripts on performance might be? (I have!) Well, because Yottaa’s web monitoring service monitors tens of thousands of web sites and has accumulated a database of […]

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