Performance: HTTP/2 in a 1.5 World

HTTP2 is here to solve all our performance woes. Well, not quite, even on the 5% of websites that enable it, around 50% of traffic uses the older, slower protocol. It’s our job as web developers to account for both.

Discover some of the techniques available to developers during this transitional period, the new catches in HTTP2 and – importantly – how to keep your visitors from giving up before your site even loads.

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The internet is slow. Pages load slowly and users abandon them.

 

HTTP2 is here to solve all our performance woes. Well, not quite, even on the 5% of websites that enable it, around 50% of traffic uses the older, slower protocol. It’s our job as web developers to account for both.

 

Discover some of the techniques available to developers during this transitional period, the new catches in HTTP2 and – importantly – how to keep your visitors from giving up before your site even loads.