Posts with tag: 'Image Acceleration'

Use WURFL Device Detection With NGINX for Mobile-Optimized Website, Faster Loading Images

WURFL InFuze NGINX Plus Load balance

Here is a great video of our Founder and CTO Luca Passani speaking at NGINX Conf 2017. Luca gives a quick overview of how to use WURFL InFuze Device Detection with NGINX  to develop a mobile-optimized website. He then dives into the problem that images pose. Today, the average webpage is over 2 MB, and 64% of that is images. This payload is too large for mobile devices, and the result is slow page loading. There are many approaches to solving the problem, but one of the most elegant is ImageEngine. It combines WURFL Device Detection, Image Optimization, and Smart CDN service […]

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Image Compression and Acceleration Potential for E-Commerce Sites

Ecommerce image compression potential

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. Image Compression Testing We wanted to know how much potential existed on e-commerce sites if they compressed and accelerated their images for mobile devices. We evaluated 314 e-commerce sites. On average, the pages we studied had 20 images on them. The original image payload on that single page was 1.3 Mb. Then, we used the ImageEngine Test to evaluate the […]

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