#btconf Düsseldorf, Germany 17 - 18 Apr 2023

Find It and Fix It: Practical Web Performance Optimisation

Web performance is a broad and complex topic, and one of the most difficult tasks is simply working out where to start! On sites with potentially thousands of different pages, how do we know which ones to work on first?!

In this highly practical workshop, we’ll use a variety of different services to find and fix existing site-speed issues that are impacting real users. By eliminating the guesswork, we’ll be well positioned to make meaningful changes from the very beginning.

Once we’ve gathered a list of key URLs, we’ll use a combination of different power tools to begin auditing and fixing the most pressing, user-facing issues. Not only will we learn everything (and more!) about web performance, we’ll begin putting it into practice immediately.

Then, as well as solving our current problems, we’ll look to the future, and the different APIs and features we can begin making use of today to prepare for tomorrow. Opportunistic upgrades and ahead-of-the-curve optimisations to stay faster for longer.

Finally, we need to monitor these improvements. We’ll round the day out by looking at different methods and approaches for tracking site-speed over time. From off-the-shelf metrics such as Core Web Vitals, to custom metrics designed specifically for our website.

Expect to learn fundamental theory, fascinating trivia, real-life case studies, and practical tooling and workflows in this all-encompassing, intensive masterclass.

Requirements for the Workshop:

  • Laptop
  • Up-to-date Chrome
  • Live site to audit throughout the day
  • Search Console account for said site
  • Google Analytics account for said site
  • WebPageTest account

When and Where Is the Workshop Taking Place?

On Sunday, April 16th, from 10am (10:00) to 5pm (17:00) at the NH Düsseldorf City, Kölner Str. 186-188, 40227 Düsseldorf.

Register for this Workshop

Ticket prices including 19% German VAT and booking fees.

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