A surprising number of top-ranked retail sites are making the same three mistakes. These mistakes – ranging from unoptimized feature content to poorly placed call-to-action locations to inappropriate pop-up usage – are profoundly hurting load times and, ultimately, the user experience.
Read the State of the Union: Ecommerce Page Speed & Web Performance Report http://www.radware.com/social/summer-sotu2014/ for more info on how websites are getting slower.
Radware SOTU for ecommerce performance
Every quarter since 2010
Home pages for top 100 & top 500 retail sites
Real-world performance over a DSL connection
Measure page size & composition
Measure load time & other metrics
Analyze changes over time
Radware SOTU for Ecommerce Web Performance, June 2014
Use asynchronous scripts (when possible)
Know your scripts and their performance penalties
Web Performance Today: Can Third-Party Scripts Take Down Your Entire Site?
the most fertile ground
for optimizing performance.