Feb 12, 2019 | By Gav Winter
One of my biggest issues with the display of performance data in digital experience monitoring is using the “average” as the main value. Averages are of course useful in certain scenarios but when it comes to real user interactions on your website, averages are really unreliable.
Dec 20, 2018 | By Gav Winter
2018 has been an amazing year for RapidSpike, we have been super busy helping people deliver awesome website performance and we’ve built some amazing new features. Here’s this year’s rundown on our brilliant digital experience monitoring platform.
Dec 10, 2018 | By Sam Jenkins
Just as we were getting ready to launch our Data Breach Monitor, we heard the unfortunate news that fellow Yorkshire based business Vision Direct had suffered a malware attack, which resulted in the loss of financial data of around 6,600 customers. So we asked ourselves, could we have detected the same attack using our new monitor? The only way to find out was to infect a website and see what would happen…
Nov 29, 2018 | By Bryn Dodgson
Lighthouse is an open-source quality testing tool built by Google. Normally run on command line or through browser DevTools, Lighthouse analyses a given url and performs a series of audits. Lighthouse tests on a number of broad categories, including: Performance, Progressive Web App (PWA), Accessibility, Best Practices, Search Engine Optimisation. Schedule a daily audit of your website or app with Google Lighthouse, the latest addition to our fantastic Intelligent Page Monitor tool.