PageSpeed Insights in plain English by Lucy Beer

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Hands down the best piece about PageSpeed Insights I’ve read so far! In-depth, common sense guide that helps site owners with little to no tech knowledge to achieve reasonable performance on a self-configured WordPress site. Stop banging your head, read this paragraph by paragraph, and enjoy Lucy Beer’s unique bravura of translating tech jargon to… Read more PageSpeed Insights in plain English by Lucy Beer

AMP cache versus Cloudflare

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I was curious what AMP would do to the performance of an average blog post on my site, so I ran a series of tests with AMP for WordPress (0.6.2) versus just a cached post served via Cloudflare.

Mobile and happiness

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Interesting data from the GSM Association (GSMA): According to Gallup’s 2016 World Poll data, almost half of the world’s adult population (48%) has both a mobile phone and internet access, while about one-third (34%) have a mobile but no access to the internet (via computer or mobile device). […] Among the 45 high-income countries included in… Read more Mobile and happiness

Building for people

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You may have heard about “the next billion internet users”, however, I love how Tal Oppenheimer doesn’t focus on “next”, but includes all people on the internet in general when she talks about “Building for billions on the web”. Here’s a short list extracted from her talk at Google I/O 2016. I’m posting this in… Read more Building for people