When was the last time you waited for a web page to load for longer than a few seconds? Have no idea, do you? You don’t have a short attention span, so don’t worry. However, that isn’t the only factor. Additionally, over the past few decades, quicker page performance has evolved beyond being only a desirable feature. It’s what the user expects. There was a period when it was common to sit and watch graphics load lines by lines and pixels by pixels. Loading a page takes many seconds, sometimes even a minute or more. And that was okay since everyone’s sites were sluggish because the internet was still relatively new. That’s no longer the case; websites that take too long to load now risk losing users to quicker alternatives and potentially dying altogether due to diminished traffic. You can avoid it by knowing how to speed up web page loading. Use the W3C Markup Validation Service to check your code. Although coding has no direct impact on a web page’s ranking, it does have an impact on how simple it is for consumers to see the page on various devices and browsers. This is referred to as browser compatibility, […] read more