‘Performance’ Videos

  • Stefan Fröhlich: Eigene Themes from Scratch

    Stefan Fröhlich: Eigene Themes from Scratch

    WordCamp Berlin 2015Speaker: Stefan Fröhlich

    January 25, 2016 — Für viele Projekte braucht es lediglich einen Bruchteil der Funktionalität und des Codes sogenannter “Premium”-Themes oder Frameworks – denen dafür andere, wichtige Features oft fehlen. Um die Projektanforderungen und das gewünschte Design entsprechend umzusetzen, ist es dann deutlich sinnvoller, ein individuelles Theme zu entwickeln. Die Anwender erhalten so ein intuitives und übersichtliches System mit den Optionen, die sie wirklich brauchen. Und der Browser schlankeren Code ohne unnötigen Ballast.

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  • Steven Jones: The Ultimate Guide to Image Optimisation

    Steven Jones: The Ultimate Guide to Image Optimisation

    WordCamp Edinburgh 2015Speaker: Steven Jones

    December 17, 2015 — On average images comprise over 2/3rds of the size of a page request. This gives us a wide berth in order to look at different ways in order to optimise images and potentially reduce this proportion and decrease the total page size.

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  • Sang-Min Yoon: Nobody Wants a Slow Website

    Sang-Min Yoon: Nobody Wants a Slow Website

    WordCamp Baltimore 2015Speaker: Sang-Min Yoon

    December 16, 2015 — Having a website that loads fast is important and we all know that. It can have a major impact on user engagement, conversion, retention and even SEO but for some reason, websites on the web continue to get bigger and slower. Why is this the case and what can we do about it?

    This talk will primarily focus on the tools and techniques that can be used to create faster websites. Some topics that will be covered during this talk include performance testing, automations, mobile, design decisions and dealing with clients.

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  • Josh Koenig: Real Talk About Website Performance: 5 Must-Haves For High Speed Sites

    Josh Koenig: Real Talk About Website Performance: 5 Must-Haves For High Speed Sites

    WordCamp US 2015Speaker: Josh Koenig

    December 13, 2015 — This session covers the indisputable what and why of high-performance websites:
    Page cache
    Object cache
    PHP tuning
    Database configuration
    Front-end optimization
    For any developer or systems administrator responsible for satisfying the need for speed, this session will deliver specific, actionable, practical answers.

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  • Allen Moore: I Wanna Go Fast - Advanced Techniques To Optimize Front-End Performance

    Allen Moore: I Wanna Go Fast – Advanced Techniques To Optimize Front-End Performance

    WordCamp US 2015Speaker: Allen Moore

    December 10, 2015 — Delivering a fast, performant website is one of the most important elements of building websites and web applications today. The first few seconds of load time can determine whether a user engages with or leaves a site. In this talk, we will look at advanced techniques for optimizing the front-end performance of a WordPress driven website. Including ways to defer and async JavaScript; lazy load images, videos, and other types of content; prioritizing the critical rendering path css for multiple content types; and testing performance.

  • Hristo Pandjarov: Get Your WordPress Site in Shape – a Case Study

    Hristo Pandjarov: Get Your WordPress Site in Shape – a Case Study

    WordCamp NYC 2015Speaker: Hristo Pandjarov

    December 7, 2015 — A live case on how I improved the website of a big interior design company. The site had great content but suffered from serious performance and structural issues resulting in slow loading time (more than 6 seconds for the index page). This was caused by excessive server resources consumption and after I analyzed the problems I managed to turn it into a perfectly optimized website.

  • Kengyu Nakamura: High Performance WordPress

    Kengyu Nakamura: High Performance WordPress

    WordCamp Kansai 2015Speaker: Kengyu Nakamura

    November 23, 2015 — より多くのユーザーに快適にWordPressサイトを利用してもらいたい。近年、Web サイトの動作スピードがユーザーエクスペリエンスや検索エンジン最適化などの 観点からも重要視されるようになりました。

    WordPressをいかに高速に動作させて、WordPerssが生成するWebページのHTMLを どれだけ速く返すことができるのか、WordPressとWordPressを動作させるサーバ のパフォーマンス向上の考え方についてお話します。

  • Trevan Hetzel: Super Fast WordPress Themes

    Trevan Hetzel: Super Fast WordPress Themes

    WordCamp Omaha 2015Speaker: Trevan Hetzel

    November 17, 2015 — Today’s web users have the need for speed. With internet and cellular connections getting faster and faster, users expect sites to feel snappy and not make them wait. We as developers must make sure we’re doing our very best to serve those pages quickly. This talk will focus on the things you should be doing, both on the front-end and back-end, when building WordPress themes.

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  • Andrea Cardinali: WPO – WordPress Performance Optimization

    Andrea Cardinali: WPO – WordPress Performance Optimization

    WPDay 2015Speaker: Andrea Cardinali

    November 13, 2015 — Se pensi che il tempo di caricamento della pagina non sia importante o di non poter migliorare la velocità del tuo sito perché è il server ad essere lento, ti stai sbagliando 😄In questo talk parlerò del perché è importante realizzare siti veloci, delle principali best practices per realizzarli e del come migliorare le performances in modo rapido e senza fatica.

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  • Allen Moore: A Need for Speed - Performance Driven Front End Development

    Allen Moore: A Need for Speed – Performance Driven Front End Development

    WordCamp Philly 2015Speaker: Allen Moore

    October 21, 2015 — User’s of today’s web expect the sites they visit to be smooth, interactive, load quickly, and run well. The focus and priority of the Front End Developer, should be optimization of the front end experience for every site we create, for every device, and for every user.

    In this talk, we will cover how front end performance affects User Engagement and Experience; best practices for performance driven front end development; and tools to measure front end performance.

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