There are several ways to increase the load times of websites and their assets. File compression, clean code, responsive server resources…the list goes on. At Altrumedia, our websites are built using industry proven solutions.
One of the solutions we use often is Cloudflare. This U.S. company provides customers with cloud security; protecting websites, mobile applications, ecommerce stores, and more. Altrumedia uses Cloudflare’s pro-level firewall, cryptology, SSL, caching, and speed tools to improve overall performance.
Some of the speed tools used include:
- Polish – Improves image load time by optimizing images hosted on our domains. All images are compressed locally before uploading to our servers, so this is an additional layer of optimization.
- Accelerated Mobile Links – By enabling Accelerated Mobile Links on our websites, mobile visitors are able to more quickly access Accelerated Mobile Pages, making the experience at least three times faster.
Beyond these tools and their benefits, by using Cloudflare’s Content Delivery Network, Altrumedia can enhance a website’s load time. By acting as a proxy, or intermediary server, Cloudflare is able to deliver cached versions of already visited web pages — which means our websites stay online and load quickly.
Independent testing has shown that by using some of the speed tools Cloudflare offers a website may load as much as 362% faster. In our own testing, we found that Cloudflare’s services could reduce load times by half!
Again, Cloudflare’s tools aren’t the only systems Altrumedia uses to create fast loading websites. Server-side tools like Varnish help cache and load pages locally. The sites are built using the most popular Content Management System online, WordPress, which means 74 million other websites, using the same software, are tested daily. That’s roughly 22 billion live tests every month.
Are you are tired of your website being stuck in the slow lane? If you are ready for Altrumedia to help you with your web marketing, contact us today by calling (602) 332-0750 today.