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Mar 23, 2020   |  By Max Rozen
TTFB is the amount of time your browser waits after requesting a resource to receive the first byte from the server. Frontend developers tend to ignore TTFB because of how much influence the backend has on it, but that's not the whole story. We can split the time the browser spends waiting into two main chunks.
Feb 26, 2020   |  By Max Rozen
Wish you could automatically track your website's performance each time you deploy? Today we're releasing a new deployment tracking feature to let you do just that. I've personally used the feature to track performance improvements for PerfBeacon itself, and have reduced the app's time to interactive by more than half!
Feb 10, 2020   |  By Max Rozen
I've previously mentioned TTI in my article Improve your SEO by delaying your marketing scripts - by deferring the load of scripts until after your users are ready to scroll, you can make a page feel much more responsive on load, and improve your SEO.
Feb 9, 2020   |  By Max Rozen
There's a lot of tools out there to measure a webpage's performance. Whether it's Google Lighthouse, WebPageTest or PerfBeacon, they all have nice scores that seem to summarise your page's performance into a neat single number. Unfortunately, it's not that simple, and optimising just to raise your score is often a waste of time.
Feb 5, 2020   |  By Max Rozen
Everyone wants a faster website, but not all metrics measure "speed" the same way. Speed Index is particularly interesting because it can give two websites that load in exactly the same amount of time vastly different scores.