Posts with tag: 'Image Acceleration'

More than 500,000 Magento, Shopify, and Drupal E-Commerce Sites can now Reduce Their Image Payload up to 80 Percent

Improved ImageEngine Increases Ease-of-Use and Saves Money for E-Commerce Sites RESTON, Va., Dec. 12, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ScientiaMobile’s ImageEngine Content Delivery Network (CDN) service, which accelerates image-heavy webpages by up to 30 percent, is now available to more than 500,000 e-commerce companies who rely on Magento, Shopify, and Drupal to power their websites. With ImageEngine’s improved Smart Bytes pricing, e-commerce companies save money by paying for only their optimized image payload. New upgrades to ImageEngine’s optimization processes make these savings 46 percent more effective than what companies currently receive from CDNs and asset management providers. “This innovation for ImageEngine makes it easier to use […]

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Reduce Image Payload: CDN Acceleration

Reduce Image payload

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. We evaluated 3,151 web sites to analyze the impact that CDN-based image acceleration might have (Test your own site here). Today, images make up over 49% of payload going to mobile devices.  Image acceleration dramatically reduces image payload by 57%. Images are resized and compressed to a size […]

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5 Steps to Drupal Image Optimization with ImageEngine

Drupal is a popular Open Source CMS based in PHP that was originally released in 2000 and makes up one of the largest open source communities in the world. By adding ImageEngine to a Drupal site, it can speed up your site, which is especially important in E-commerce, tourism, other image heavy sites where sales are impacted by loading speeds. Drupal image acceleration is something that can easily be attained as one of the benefits of Drupal is it’s wide ecosystem of modules that can be integrated into Drupal for extending a sites functionality. ImageEngine accelerates Drupal websites by optimizing […]

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4 Steps to Adding Image Compression to Magento

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. Why ImageEngine? With ImageEngine, customers have found an average of 60% payload reduction and so much development time is saved by not having to create different sized images for every single sized device. ImageEngine does this automatically, delivering the perfectly sized image to any device in real-time. Test your site here to see the difference ImageEngine can make for you through your Magento image compression.

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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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