If you currently have Checkout Wizard from Your Store Wizards, you may need to make some changes to your Checkout Wizard for the new release of Mastercard’s Bin Numbers. If you do not have Checkout Wizard from Your Store Wizards you will not need to make any changes – of course now would be a great time to sign up for Checkout Wizard.
There are always options to improve speed, but I wanted to outline a few of the key ones and some quick pros/cons of each. Each service has their own strengths and if you really want to get aggressive, they actually can all four work together (at least on Yahoo! where our services work). One thing to note is that 3rd party services for the most part can’t be adjusted by any service. Continue reading “Site Speed – Solutions”
When you run tests using any of the three major online tests (Google Page Speed Insights, Pingdom or WebPageTest), there’s a lot of info to absorb. It would take hours to go over every detail of every report, but I wanted to give you a quick rundown on some of the major messages and what you can and can’t do easily. Continue reading “Site Speed – Analyzing Test Results”
One thing that I want to make sure you understand before we get into the various testing tools is how you should test. First, when testing, don’t just test your home page. You’ll want to run tests on the various page types on your site. So test your home page, but for eCommerce also look at testing category pages, subcategory pages, and item pages. Most of those will cover the bulk of your site but any page that runs differently is worth testing. Just make sure to test the page or at least page type that you want to rank and perform well. Continue reading “Site Speed – Will Your Site Pass the Test?”
Our product spotlight is the Checkout Wizard for Aabaco/Yahoo! platform stores. You won’t believe how easy Checkout Wizard makes the entire shopping experience. You will see improved conversions almost instantly. These are some of the benefits of Checkout Wizard.
Most sales are lost on the checkout page. Providing a smooth checkout is essential. Nobody wants to get all the way through the checkout only to have the screen refresh and have to re-enter data because they didn’t fill out a field. You will be amazed at how Checkout Wizard improves your checkout process.
Well to be honest, most of you at this point realize speed is a big deal. With mobile being an ever larger part of every site’s audience, it matters even more. But let’s pretend you have no idea why you’d care and simply list out a few key factors that you should care about. Continue reading “Site Speed – Why Do We Care?”