Speed and reliability are undeniable priorities for any website: 47% of customers expect online stores to load in less than two seconds, and a one-second delay in load time reduces page views by 11%. And with search engines increasingly prioritizing loading times, maximizing your site’s speed is becoming crucial for SEO too. This has a real impact on your business!
While there are a variety of ways to improve website speed, a content delivery network (CDN) should be one of your first considerations.
Continue reading → Why You Need a CDN for WordPress and How to Set One Up
Today we’re very proud to unveil some changes to the Jetpack settings user interface — available now for upgrade or installation — that have been in the works for a few months.
Back in September, when we launched Jetpack’s new design, we knew it was just the first step in a longer journey. Since then, Jetpack engineers and designers have been collecting your feedback, designing prototypes, running tests, and writing code.
New Jetpack dashboard.
To give you a tour of the new user interface, I spoke to Michael Arestad — the Jetpack designer who’s been the glue behind this project.
Continue reading → Jetpack 4.8: The Settings Redesign You’ve Been Waiting For