Archive for September 2017

Slow Loading Images in Responsive Web Design? Solve with ImageEngine and NGINX Plus

ImageEngine solves slow loading images, reduces page load time

[the following was originally published on the NGINX Blog] Responsive web design (RWD) has been around for some time, making it through the “hype cycle” and finding its way to the “plateau of productivity”. With RWD, web developers possess frameworks and guidelines on how to make their design adjust dynamically to the browser window and, to some extent, to the form factor of users’ devices. However, all that glitters is not gold. Handling images in RWD has emerged as the major issue to address when website performance matters. In the case of classic one-size-fits-all image content, web developers are left with presenting a […]

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4 Steps to Accelerate Image Delivery in Shopify

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. Mobile commerce will account for more than two billion transactions by the end of 2017 and will only increase in importance over time. Given this trend and the critical importance of mobile when researching and buying a product […]

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Detect the New iPhone on Your Website

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The new iPhone is here, and WURFL.js now detects it in the wild! Apple released the new iPhone in September. Our researchers are already detecting the new iPhone among the more than 2 billion other user agents per month they analyze. If you use WURFL.js, then you will start to see the new iPhone and all other iPhone models. Sign up to get our new iPhone 8 detection here. How it will work With a simple javascript snippet, WURFL.js can detect the new iPhone and push its device capabilities into your Google Analytics for even more analysis. Without WURFL.js, Google Analytics does […]

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