Category Archives: Website Speed

A slow site can impede your ability to rank well in the search engines, and also provides a frustrating user-experience. Find out how to measure your current website speed, and discover tips and tricks on how to super charge your website and deliver a fast, responsive experience for your users.

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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Velocity Web Operations and Performance Day 1

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I’ve just finished up a highly enjoyable first day here at the Velocity Conference in New York. Day 1 consisted of a full day of tutorials before the main conference tracks kick off on Tuesday and Wednesday.

It was a great opportunity to touch base with many of our peers and partners such as Cedexis, Dyn, EdgeCast, MaxCDN and Fastly. Being a web performance focused company, my eyes were firmly on the Performance Track. Here is what I saw:

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Introducing Our New $20/month Basic Plan!

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MetaCDN is pleased to announce the introduction of a new lower tier ‘Basic’ CDN plan.

The $20/month ‘Basic’ plan is perfect for users with a single website who don’t need the added extras of our higher tier plans. 

You can find more detailed information on the plan here. If you’re interested in the new plan we recommend you start start the 14 day free trial, and give our CDN a whirl!

If you have any queries about the new plan tweet us at @metacdn or send us an email.

New Feature – Monthly Rollover for Unused Credit

unused-credit-header-small-metacdn We’re pleased to announce that MetaCDN are now offering monthly rollover for unused credits for all Content Delivery and Live Streaming plans. Credits left over from the previous month’s allocation are now being rolled over into the next month. This is free of charge, and is now in effect for all new and existing accounts.

A few things to note:

  • If your account is closed then reopened you will lose all of the built up credits and will have to start from scratch.
  • Credits are now effectively valid for 2 months.

If you have any questions about this new feature feel free to contact us!