Web Content Optimization: Introduction

The tools for making content performant have improved considerably in the last few years. As designers we can now influence the size and the type of resources that the end users will see when they view our content.

In this series we’ll discuss strategies and tools to minimize the size of our web content: CSS, Javascript, HTML, images, video and audio, along with best practices in serving the content.

Good overview of the topic are:

A final note: This covers my experience and research. It is by no means an exhaustive guide. For more and deeper research into tooling and performance check Addy Osmani’s blog and Totally Tooling Tips on Youtube. Ilya Grigorik’s blog is a good source of information on the subject