Protect Your Sales Opportunities with SLOs and SLAs

Web users now have such high expectations for website performance that a few minutes of downtime or a half-second delay in page loading can mean the difference between a sale and lost opportunity. Because so many customer-facing interactions are now conducted through the web, any downtime or subpar performance can lead to brand damage, degraded […]

Can gzip Compression Really Improve Web Performance?

The size of the web is growing exponentially. From 2016 to 2017, the average size of a website increased from 2.5 MB to 3.4 MB, a jump of nearly 1 MB in just a year. Considering 1.1 MB was the average size of a website in 2012, that’s an enormous difference. While it’s true that […]

Will HTTP/2 Make Your Site Faster?

Version 1.1 of the venerable HTTP protocol powered the web for 18 years. Since then, websites have emerged from static, text-driven documents to interactive, media-rich applications. The fact that the underlying protocol remained unchanged throughout this time just goes to show how versatile and capable it is. But as the web grew bigger, its limitations […]

Increased Data Retention for Visitor Insights

We are very happy to announce the new data retention policy for Pingdom Visitor Insights. As of today, Pingdom stores all data for one month up to a year depending on your plan. The retention policy is in effect immediately and gives you the ability to hold on to all data for significantly longer so that […]

Introducing Shareable Reports

Wouldn’t it be great if you could share the most important parts of your end-user experience data without giving access to your Pingdom dashboard? Our new Shareable Reports feature allows you to share Visitor Insights data easily, through interactive reports, without giving direct access to your Pingdom account. Introducing Shareable Reports Share Interactive Reports With […]

Web Performance of the World’s Top 100 E-Commerce Sites in 2018

In 2016, we tested the web performance of the world’s top 50 e-commerce sites. The e-commerce and online retail industry generated over $2.2 trillion in revenue in 2017 alone, so it is with little surprise that e-commerce websites are growing and changing constantly. With the demand for websites to deliver faster and smoother visitor experiences, […]

Now You Can Set Up Recurring Maintenance Windows

In November you’ll remember that we released Pingdom Maintenance, which allows you to pause your Uptime and Synthetic Transaction monitoring checks when you need to take your site down for maintenance. Since then we’ve been listening to what you, our customers, have loved about it and how we could improve it even further. Thus, we’re […]