Speed Up Your Site with mod_pagespeed for Apache - US Broadband Speed Jumps to 16th Worldwide - Boost Conversions with Clickthrough Heatmaps - Optimization Week of November 16, 2010
Optimization Week Issue #117, November 16, 2010
This time we've got three new items for you. First up, Google has release mod_pagespeed, a server-side version of their popular Page Speed client-side software. Once installed on your server, mod_pagespeed automatically speeds up your site using a number of filters. mod_pagespeed doesn't recode your pages, but it does trim the fat and set better caching policies. Next up the US has improved its broadband speed rankings to 16th worldwide, according to a recent Akamai survey. Finally, webmasters are asking for more ways to increase conversions. To find out where people are clicking the most, you can create clickthrough heatmaps with a service from Crazy Egg.
- Automatically Speed Up Your Site with mod_pagespeed for Apache
- US Broadband Speed Jumps to 16th Worldwide
The US has improved its broadband speed rankings from 22nd to 16th worldwide, according to an Akamai broadband survey. Delaware enjoys the fastest connections in the US, and California continues to dominate the top US cities for fast broadband. We also show the slowest countries and US states.
- Boost Conversions with Clickthrough Heatmaps - Crazy Egg