How fast does your store load on your mobile device? No, I mean how fast does your store really load on your mobile device? You may think your store loads quickly, but have you ever asked Google if it’s fast enough? Chances are, you and the search giant have a different definition of exactly what […]
With the start of September, store owners really only have 60 days to make sure their site is ready for the holiday shopping season. Over the past few years, we’ve seen shoppers take to shopping earlier and earlier thanks to stores pushing out sales and promotions before the traditional start of the season – Black […]
Today I’m pleased to announce the latest product to come out of our Development Lab. It’s one that has been in the works for several months and is what I consider a “game changer” for Yahoo! Store owners. Introducing AMP Wizard!
When it comes to browsing the web, whether it be on mobile or desktop, speed is paramount. Nobody wants to wait for pages to load, especially those using mobile devices, which is why responsive and adaptive design for websites has become the standard. The “need for speed” forced developers and designers to build sites that […]
If you’re still using a desktop website and a mobile website, the time has come for upgrading to a responsive design. If you’re a Yahoo! Store and haven’t updated your website to a responsive theme, the time has come – and it’s easier than you may think. Users of Big Commerce and Shopify are most […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.