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How customers are using SpeedCurve to make their sites faster
Trivago
25% Faster Hotel Search with Trivago
Trivago
In emerging markets, maintaining optimal web performance can become a challenge: varying network conditions and different device topology cause issues. Thanks to trivago's rigorous testing culture, we identified these issues in one of our key emerging markets...
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Marks & Spencer
How PerfOps is revolutionising performance at Marks & Spencer
In this talk, Andy shares Marks & Spencer’s performance journey, what they learned along the way, and where they plan to go from here...
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Financial Times
Designing a sustainable front-end toolset for Financial Times
The Financial Times explain how they cut Time To Interactive in half across their main applications while keeping the process sustainable and supportable.....
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Casper
How Casper shaved 1.7 seconds off casper.com by self-hosting Optimizely
We recently deployed a change to casper.com that loaded a piece of 3rd party JavaScript from our own server instead of the vendor’s server. This change shaved 1.7 seconds off of the start render time...
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The Guardian
Breaking News at 1000ms with the Guardian
Patrick details the performance pitfalls and bottlenecks from networking to rendering their team has had to break through in order to deliver the latest news hot off the press and straight to the browser within the psychologically important 1000ms barrier...
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Wehkamp
How performance budgets help Wehkamp keep a highly performant website
Wehkamp are using performance budgets, the Status dashboard and Slack alerts to stay on top of site changes and make sure they catch performance issues when they.....
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GOV.UK
Making GOV.UK pages load faster and use less data
We made a simple code change but the impact on the wider GOV.UK codebase was significant. We changed the way the `@font-face` loading method referenced fonts...
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Business Insider
Business Insider and art of correlation and performance metrics
Business Insider
At Insider Inc., we have been ramping up our focus on synthetic testing as an important way to test web performance. A more performant user experience translates to user satisfaction...
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Unsplash
How Unsplash setup “Real User Monitoring” using redux-observable
We recently started using SpeedCurve to track Unsplash’s performance. To get its “Real User Monitoring” (a.k.a. “LUX”) working with our app, we needed to do some extra work to handle client-side navigations...
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Andy Davies
Improving Perceived Performance With the Link Rel=preconnect HTTP Header
Sometimes a small change can have a huge effect...
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The Telegraph
Improving third-party web performance at The Telegraph
We use SpeedCurve and have found it invaluable to help pinpoint potential problems along the way. The dashboards they offer around JavaScript usage and third-parties remind us to keep a record of where we’ve come from and where we need to be...
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GOV.UK
How GOV.UK uses synthetic web performance monitoring
Matt Hobbs shares a straightforward, pragmatic walkthrough of how he set up the performance monitoring dashboards – including configuring test settings and creating performance budgets and alerts – for GOV.UK.....
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Farfetch
Farfetch reduces page load by over a second
Farfetch analyzed more than 1M pageviews and found that conversion rate decreased 2.7% for each additional second of TTI on mobile, and 2.1% on desktop.....
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Cars.com
Building a Web Performance Culture at cars.com
It’s easy for a website’s performance to degrade over time. Trying to keep up with the competition through innovation rarely affords the time to tune and optimize and, often times, organizations struggle with balancing performance technical debt with their day-to-day operations...
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Zillow
Bigger, Faster, and More Engaging while on a Budget
Zillow
Zillow give a blow by blow account of using SpeedCurve performance budgets to catch a rouge A/B test...
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Holiday Extras
Holiday Extras tackles single page application performance at scale
We used the RUM/LUX 'blocking scripts' metric to convert our last sync script and reduced load time by 40%...
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Pinterest
Pinterest builds a Foundation for Performance
How the web performance team tackled the task of gathering data, prevented performance regression as developers shipped new features, executed on the best opportunities to improve the Pinterest experience for our users, and made performance a priority for the company...
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Vox Media
Building a mobile-first and performance-first culture at Vox Media
A mobile-first perspective is also a performance-first perspective at Vox Media. Dan Chilton and Guillermo Esteves talk about how they helped build a culture of performance...
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CSS Wizardry
From Milliseconds to Millions
How to use SpeedCurve to do A/B testing – in this case, testing the impact of custom font usage on bounce rate...
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Tim Kadlec
Tim Kadlec: A/B testing Instant.Page with Netlify and Speedcurve
Tim walks through a demonstration of how to do A/B testing with Netlify and LUX, our RUM tool.....
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CSS Wizardry
Performance Budgets, Pragmatically
Setting performance budgets doesn’t need to be complex or confusing. You simply need some existing data, some monitoring, and to remember that budgets and targets are two different things.....
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GOV.UK
Speeding up GOV.UK with HTTP/2
GOV.UK
GOV.UK enabled HTTP2 and were able to measure that this significantly improved performance. They found that, for users with slower devices and connections, start render improved by 2.5 seconds and page load time by 6 seconds.....
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BBC News
Introducing a faster BBC News front page
I have regularly and loudly complained that the BBC News website is unnecessarily slow, so when I was given the opportunity to help rebuild one of the most visited pages of BBC News—the front page—I jumped at the chance...
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Shopify
Crafting Faster Themes at Shopify
By keeping to performance budgets throughout the entire project, we’ve produced the fastest feature-rich theme in the Shopify Theme Store...
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Vox Media
Declaring performance bankruptcy at Vox Media
Look, we know our sites aren’t as performant as they could be… I mean, let’s cut to the chase here... our sites are friggin’ slow, okay!..
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Quizlet
Launching A Successful Redesign For 20 Million Students at Quizlet
When more than 20 million people use your service each month, how and when you roll out a redesign matters. When considering making a big update, we knew we had to make it better for our users not just aesthetically but also functionally...
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Ancestry
How Ancestry shifted to user-centered performance metrics
Ancestry.com saw a 7% increase in conversions after improving render time by 68%, page weight by 46% and load time by 64%...
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FarFetch
How Farfetch built a performance culture at scale
We love how SpeedCurve addresses performance budgets, which have been helping us achieve our goals...
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NerdWallet
Speeding Up NerdWallet
NerdWallet
NerdWallet shares how adopting SpeedCurve is "probably the biggest change we've made to ensure we are on top of our performance" by building "a culture that values site performance and measures it on a regular basis."..
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