If your website, platform or app fails to load fast, users will go somewhere else to satisfy their needs. That'a a fact. Thankfully, it's straight forward what you have to (and can) do in order to achieve having a fast website (platform or app). But where does someone start?
In this UXProdigy course you will get a solid introduction to web performance optimization basics.
- Why web performance? Why does it matter? Why you should create websites that load fast?
- Parameters of poor web performance
- Basics of page speed (how browsers render content, page weight, perceived performance, other impacts on page speed)
- How to measure and monitor web performance
- How to optimize images, markup and styles
- What is the relationship of web performance with responsive design and mobile usability
- How to make web performance part of your company's culture and workflow
- How a simple checklist for web performance can protect and/or save your website or app
- UI designers, authors and visual designers
- UX designers and product designers
- UX researchers and usability engineers
- Product managers and project managers
- Business owners / Startuppers
Testing the performance of a real website and apply basic web performance optimization techniques-fixes on it
Panos works for xo.gr (Greek Yellow Pages) as a product design & continuous improvement supervisor. He worked as a graphic designer from 1995 to 2000. Until 2008, he worked as a senior web designer for: Cyberce, Actiglobe and IDEAL Group (IDEAL Systems and IDEAL Electronics - Toshiba). From 2008 until 2015, prior to his current role, he worked for Greek Yellow Pages as a User Experience Designer.
He holds a Master of Arts (MA) in visual communication and interactive media from the University of Derby (in collaboration with the Vakalo, Art and Design College). He also studied for a BA in the Department of Graphic Design of the Faculty of Graphic Arts & Design of the Technological Educational Insitute (TEI) of Athens. Finally, he holds a BSc. in physical education and sport science from the University of Athens.
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