How to Fix Render-blocking JavaScript

April 24, 2017By Ana DukakisSearch Engine Optimisation (SEO)

Render-blocking JavaScript is JavaScript that stops a page from loading quickly. This often happens because many JavaScript (and CSS) resources prevent webpages from being displayed until the browser that is loading it has downloaded and processed them fully. In cases where these resources aren’t actually needed to display the page’s above-the-fold content (i.e. the initial content you see on a … Read More

How to Fix Render-blocking CSS

April 24, 2017By Ana DukakisSearch Engine Optimisation (SEO)

Render-blocking CSS are CSS files that prevent a web page from loading (that is, rendering) quickly. That being said, it is worth noting that all CSS files delay web pages from loading, simply because it takes time for these files to be loaded and parsed (looked through) as external resources. Even though all CSS files … Read More

How to Enable Gzip Compression

April 24, 2017By Ana DukakisSearch Engine Optimisation (SEO)

Gzip compression is a way to compress files, like HTML, PHP, Javascript, and CSS files, so that they are smaller. This is really useful in improving how quickly your web pages loads, as it allows web servers to provide smaller file sizes. Below we’ll give a further breakdown of why using Gzip compression is so … Read More

Improving Your Server Response Time

April 24, 2017By Ana DukakisSearch Engine Optimisation (SEO)

Server Response Time is the time it takes for a web server to respond to a browser request, also known as the ‘time to first byte’ (TTFB). After Google announced that site speed affects ranking (the faster your speed, the higher your ranking), improving your speed metrics has become all the more important. Reducing Server Response … Read More