Speed and efficiency are critical when it comes to content delivery. It's common sense, a fast loading website increases a visitors positive experience and will engender greater loyalty and the prospect of return visits.
However, good speed and performance isn't enough in itself - it's most critical when volumes are high. A fast site when visitor traffic numbers are low or just about average is all well and good but if during a 1-2 day spike upwards of 70-80% of your monthly visitors hit your website and your website becomes a sloth moving through treacle ... your audience will not be happy bunnies. Frustration will lead to lost audience, lost leads and lost opportunities.
So, ensuring your users are getting a better than acceptable experience when visting your website at all times is vital. At Tincan we specialise in providing web solutions that do just that, from the smallest to the largest, high performance under high volume is a core aspect to our work. For example, the construction of the Webbler means that Tincan websites such as the National Theatre are amongst the fastest websites in the world even when under extreme volumes of traffic and demand.
Coded for Optimum User Experience
All Tincan websites are tested and ranked using the ySlow service.
YSlow analyses web page performance by examining all the components on the page.
The National Theatre website is currently ranked Grade B - a high perfomance grade for a large active arts based site. This high grading is a result of regular enhancements to the Webbler to improve key performance and effectively manage HTTP requests, cache and individual site components.
Alexa currently ranks the National Theatre website as "Very Fast", indicating that 88% of websites in the world are slower.
Alexa Average Load Time
Comparing this with Google (Average, 52% of sites are faster), The Guardian (Slow, 66% of sites are faster), South Bank Centre (Slow, 72% of sites are faster) and Royal Albert Hall (Fast, 68% of sites are slower).
Call Brian on 01654 702413 to discuss how Tincan can help improve your website perfomance and discuss the range of services we offer.