Constellix Releases Study on Web Performance of Top Shopping Websites
Press Releases March 27, 2017
New Study: Web Performance of Top Shopping Websites

The Constellix research team has released a new study that explores the web performance best practices of the top 50 shopping websites. Constellix monitored the web performance of the top 50 shopping websites according to Alexa, a web analytics provider. Researchers used the Constellix Sonar Lite Chrome extension to monitor page load times. The Chrome […]

No downtime
Blog Constellix Lab: 5 Minute Lessons March 24, 2017
How to Change DNS Providers with No Downtime

Does transferring to a new DNS host cause downtime? Are there downtime risks when transferring to a cloud-based DNS provider? We have found that many admins are hesitant to change their provider because they are worried about downtime. If you follow the following three steps, you will experience no downtime and be able to use your […]

Web performance losers top shopping sites
Blog March 17, 2017
Part 2: Web Performance Do’s and Don’ts Shopping Edition

Last week, we took a look at the top 50 shopping websites according to Alexa. Here is a quick recap (you can get the full story here)… after analyzing the cream of the crop, we noted that the best-performing sites relied on fewer requests and had small file sizes. We attributed this to minimalist design, minified content, […]

Rules of Web Performance
Blog March 3, 2017
Web Performance Do’s and Don’t’s from the Top 50 Shopping Sites

For online retailers, web performance is do or die. One simple mistake could cost seconds in load times and thousands in revenue. Since these businesses have so much at stake, they tend to be the best examples of web performance best practices. The biggest contributors to load times are requests. Simply put, nearly every aspect […]