Additional Resources From My WordCamp US 2015 talk

Additional Resources From My WordCamp US 2015 talk

I presented a talk at WordCamp US 2015 titled, “I Wanna Go Fast: Advanced Techniques to Optimize Front End Performance”. In this talk, I gave high level overviews of four simple techniques that we can implement in improve front end performance. When I present at a conference, I normally include code samples with my talk,…

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Async JavaScript

Async JavaScript

This is part 1 in a series of posts that are intended to accompany my talk from WordCamp US 2015. MDN defines the   attribute as: Set this Boolean attribute to indicate that the browser should, if possible, execute the script asynchronously. It has no effect on inline scripts (i.e., scripts that don’t have the …

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Links From My WordCamp Asheville Talk

Links From My WordCamp Asheville Talk

Hey everyone, here are some links to resources I referenced in my talk at WordCamp Asheville 2015: Presentation Slides 10up 10up Engineering Best Practices Follow me on Twitter Grunt CriticalCSS LoadCSS Using script_loader_tag XIP.io and VVV Browsersync WhatDoesMySiteCost.com Google PageSpeed Insights Webpagetest.org Sitespeed.io RICG Responsive Images WordPress Plugin  

Filtering HTML Script Tags With script_loader_tag

Filtering HTML Script Tags With script_loader_tag

Recently, while speaking at WordCamp Philly 2015, I referenced the usage of script_loader_tag to async JavaScript files. The reaction that I received proved that there are still a lot of developers who are not aware of this handy function. To be honest, I wasn’t aware of it myself until a couple of months ago. While…

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