Posts Tagged “Performance”
Web developers spend their days writing hypertext, but, byte for byte, most of the web is composed of images1. It is hard to overstate the effect that images have on the average web page’s performance; faster websites have broader reach2 and a higher impact3. The first and most important thing you can do to improve the performance of your website’s images is figure out how to measure them.
Enter Website Speed Test4, a free and drop-dead-simple tool that leverages our (Cloudinary’s) image smarts to let you measure, diagnose and (crucially) communicate about the image performance of any website. Better yet, it’s built on top of, and integrated in, Pat Meenan’s WebPagetest5.