Posts Categorized: Performance

10 ways we made SlideShare faster

At SlideShare, we love metrics. Be it weekly traffic data, number of uploads,number of pro sign ups or page load time ;we track each number very closely and strive to improve the numbers everyday. For Second Quarter of 2013, SlideShare’s CTO Jonathan Boutelle came up with the target of reducing our page load time to 5 seconds, which was hovering at an average of 7.5 seconds at that time. This was not an easy task. We were already following web practices listed at Yslow. We had made every extra effort to achieve good grades at webpagetest. When it comes to page load time… Read more »