WebPerf

Tips and ideas for areas to improve the performance of your website.

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Chrome to remove HTTP/2 Push

Chrome intends to remove support for server push; an underutilized performance feature introduced in HTTP/2. It cites low usage and implementation complexity.

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.blog vs .com TLD performance

Traditional and established top-level domain resolves faster than the newfangled .blog top-level domain. Unsurprising, but worrisome.

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Make AdSense faster with preconnect

Reduce Google AdSense’s impact on page-load time using <link rel="preconnect">. Optimization only used on 350 out of 12M AdSense partner websites.

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Safari’s Beacon API problems

You must implement the Beacon API the way WebKit deems to be “the right way” to make it work on iOS, Safari, and WebKit browsers.