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Simple Client Hints Installation for Magento Image Optimization

Oct 4th, 2018

In my experience helping customers configure our products with various eCommerce platforms, I’ve noticed that some customers aren’t taking advantage of Client Hints or Resource Hints. This is a simple one-time fix that gives ImageEngine more information on the requesting device and speeds up the connection to ImageEngine. And since time is money in eCommerce, it can mean the difference between a sale or an abandoned cart.

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How to Prepare your mCommerce Site for Festive Season

Oct 3rd, 2018

Diwali may be the festival of lights, but it’s also the festival of mCommerce. According to The Economic Times, Festive season sales are expected to grow yet again this year despite high petrol prices and other economic challenges. “Why?”, you may ask.

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What to Know About eCommerce Challenges in India

Aug 23rd, 2018

A recent joint study published in The Economic Times found that eCommerce in India is a rather treacherous landscape. According to the nine month-long research conducted by Google, consultants Bain & Company and philanthropic venture fund Omidyar Network, these are the following highlights:

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How to Add Image Optimization to Magento 2

Jul 24th, 2018

Whether you’re a massive online retailer or a small mom and pop business, optimizing your image content for eCommerce is one of the easiest ways you can improve your Magento 2 web performance. Here I will outline simple steps to make your images perfectly compressed and optimized across any device. This will improve UX, SEO, and load times—which have been proven to increase eCommerce sales and conversions.

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More Online Shopping Begins and Ends with Mobile

Apr 10th, 2018

According to the recent Monetate quarterly report, the most important device for online shipping is the smartphone. The study analyzed more than 2 billion eCommerce session in Q4 2017, specifically the recognizable consumers on multiple devices.

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Reduce Image Payload: CDN Acceleration

Nov 6th, 2017

Websites can use image CDNs and image acceleration to reduce image payload and improve the mobile user experience.  The faster a page loads, the more likely a mobile user will complete a sale. For eCommerce companies like Amazon, improving the mobile load time can result in millions of dollars in addition sales.

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4 Steps to Adding Image Compression to Magento

Oct 20th, 2017

Magento is one of the widest-used out-of-the-box e-commerce solutions and we want to help e-commerce sites improve their bandwidth and load times with our easy-to-use, 4-step only, image acceleration solution, ImageEngine

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4 Steps to Accelerate Image Delivery in Shopify

Sep 13th, 2017

Shopify is one of the more popular “webshops-in-a-box” solutions out there. It’s very easy to get started and it includes all the functionality users need to start a ready-to-use web shop. Managing product images is quite easy. Images are served from Shopify’s own CDN (Content Delivery Network). However, Shopify’s CDN lacks the crucial functionality to fully optimize images – especially for mobile.

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Image Compression and Acceleration Potential for E-Commerce Sites

Jul 31st, 2017

E-commerce sites know that load speed = sales. Users of e-commerce sites frequently abandon if the page they request fails to load quickly. Oversized images are the leading cause of slow loading time. And image compression is a great solution.

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53% of Mobile Site Visitors Abandon if it Takes More Than 3 Seconds to Load Page

Mar 27th, 2017

According to a recent Google study, more than half of mobile visitors will leave if the website takes longer than three seconds to load. And one in two mobile visitors expect their page to load in less than two seconds.

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