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The Great Web Slowdown and What Can We Do About It

Admin Globaldots
24.03.2014
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Recently, WebPerformanceToday issued a case study called “State of the Union for ecommerce web performance“. The findings are related to speed of ecommerce site and are confirming what we already know – the web is getting slower.

While the median top 500 ecommerce website homepages took 7.7 seconds to load a year ago, it now takes 9.3 seconds to load (21% slowdown). There are many reasons for that, but let’s take a look at the infographic below:

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Infographic source: WebPerformanceToday

So what can you do today to increase the load times for your ecommerce store? Let’s see a couple of action items:

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