GTmetrix Performance Blog
News, updates and guides on GTmetrix and general web performance
Category: Optimization Explained
Get a better understanding of common web performance concepts.
Long Purple Bars on Waterfall Chart: Hosting or Developer?
Seeing long purple bars on your Waterfall Chart? Figure out who to contact; your hosting provider or developer.
Bad Performance and/or Structure Scores: Hosting or Developer?
Seeing poor Performance and/or Structure Scores on your GTmetrix Report? We’ll tell you if you need to consult your hosting provider or developer.
Sliders on the Homepage: Best Practices and Alternatives
Do you want to use a slider on your homepage? We explain when you can do so and suggest some alternatives for when you probably shouldn’t.
Slow TTFB: Hosting or Developer?
In the first of our Hosting or Developer? series, we dissect the causes of a slow TTFB for your site.