Speed gradually and constantly becomes too important in our such modern life. Everything moves quite fast, and subsequently people requires swift reaction. They need brisk response of almost elements, ranging from people to machine. Almost do not want to wait. Patience turns into something luxury in this current life. Then the fact has an enormous effect on digital environment as well, even with the greater intense.

 

I also do not make you wait more. Let’s have a look at Aberdeen's June Benchmark report and you will get what I want to say:

“The Lifecycle Approach Brings IT and Business Together revealed that issues with application performance could impact overall corporate revenues by up to 9%. Average annual revenues for organizations that participated in Aberdeen's survey are $1.3 billion; this shows that application performance issues could impact revenues by an average of $117 million annually.”

 

Just one second of speed can result in from 7% to 9% conversion rate in your website. As regards other indicators such as website sessions, bounce rate, the number of page views, etc. the figure will climb much higher. Therefore, we live with inescapable presence of speed in modern life. Without doubt, website loading speed matters more and more constantly.

 

Hereafter are some factors that can influence your website speed:

- Web Hosting server

- Website Content

- CSS, JS and Images

 

Above are three main factors, and there would be enormous sub-elements among them. Keep in mind those advices, which is really helpful to enhance your website performance in the aspect of speed.

 

1. Choose suitable hosting server

Shared Hosting Plan: It is suitable for small website with a few traffic and uptime is not a huge matter.

Dedicated Server: If your site’s traffic reaches more than 100K sessions per month and privacy is paramount factor.

Virtual Private Server: VPS is the most well-balance between Shared Hosting Plan and Dedicated Server both on price and function. Take it into account if you are somewhere between the offer of Shared Hosting and Dedicated Server.

 

 

2. Take advantage of browser cache

Fast website with cache

Ask your administrators to find an effective way of browser instruction when it deals with resources. A good way should let website data or files be stored in the browser cache. Hence speed will be boosted for returning visitors. A simple trick is adding to the top of your .htaccess file. Cache-Control can also give you a hand. With some lines of code, you can give caching instruction for specific file types.

 

3. Minimize page redirection

Redirecting website session from one page to another requires additional HTTP and latency. The greatest latency is proven to be caused by external redirect chains. One of solution that you can apply to speed up website is shortening user flow in your website. Let customers come immediately right to their desired destination and remove unnecessary barriers.

 

4. Cut short your code

Speed up Website

Minify redundant code lines, white spaces, empty elements, CDATA can considerably reduce your loading speed by diminishing page size, network latency. There exists many free tools, which can help you in this job, such as CSS Minifier, Clean CSS, etc.

 

5. Optimize images

Similar to your code, image size can have a negative influence on your website. Find out some automatic tools to resize, compress and optimize image files. It will help to speed up your web pages, email attachments, or even increase storage on your disk.

 

Above all are 05 easy but effective ways that can help you improve your website performance in general and website speed in particular. No matter what you will apply, please keep in mind that you should choose a solid base for it by suitable website hosting.

 

If you want to save time and effort on website speed improvement, feel free to contact VPSTrust team for support service. Our technical experts will help you perform necessary tasks, which certainly boost your website loading speed. Just focus on their business growth, we care your website. Find more information about VPSTrust Web Service here.

 

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