Category Archives: Website Acceleration

MetaCDN accelerates your entire website – both static and dynamic content – to ensure your customers get blazingly fast load speeds every time they visit your site. We help keep them engaged and on your site.

Announcing the MetaCDN Add-On for Engine Yard

MetaCDN partners with Engine Yard for integrated multi-cdn Add-On.
MetaCDN partners with Engine Yard for powerful, integrated Multi-CDN Add-On.

At MetaCDN we are always on the look out for great application and web hosts to work with and support. Too often customers come to us with under-performing, oversubscribed and unscalable web infrastructure. MetaCDN can help but it can only do so much – if the hosting foundation is poor then the end result can be disappointing when you get hit with lots of traffic, leading to disappointed customers, lost sales and marketing opportunities. Engine Yard are experts in running industrial strength, scalable applications in the cloud with over one billion hours of experience on AWS. You can deploy, scale and monitor your PHP, Ruby and Node.js apps with EngineYard’s cloud application management platform.

We are very pleased to announce that MetaCDN has teamed with Engine Yard to deliver one-click access to our Multi-CDN network. Engine Yard users can now scale globally with 125+ PoPs worldwide by using the MetaCDN Engine Yard Add-On.

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Do Web Fonts & JavaScript Slow Down My Site?

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Let’s have a look at two of the the things you are likely running on your site that could be costing you seconds on your load times. JavaScript and Web Fonts are both very common on most modern websites and both can be optimized by loading them from a CDN.

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Size Matters! Image Optimization Explained

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With Images, Size Does Matter!

With all this discussion about lowering loading times and optimizing your site you’ll notice that we keep mentioning image optimization and how important it is. So what do you need to consider with optimizing your images? We’ll have a look at image formats firstly and then discuss optimizing software and sites.

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Does page speed really impact my Google rankings?

howpageloadtimes-header-v3In short – Yes it does.

We all love to hate those pesky ‘loading symbols’ but what do they actually mean for your pages SEO? Well, Google ranks pages on a number of determinants however; one of the highest-ranking determinants is page load time. This means that if your page suffers from slow page load times or your competitors simply have faster load times then you could be ranked below them in Google search results.

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6 Top Tips to Prepare for an Online Sale!

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Running an online sale can be an extremely stressful experience! With our list of the top 6 tips for running a sale, we can hopefully help reduce those stress levels and suggest some advice you might not have factored in.

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