How to Optimize Web App Performance

Web applications are a vital element of many businesses. They range from e-commerce websites to content management systems and customer service systems. But if they’re slow load and not responsive and unresponsive, it can be a frustrating experience for users. A single second delay in loading time can result in lost conversions for a site or app as per Google’s own study. If you have an online store, users will leave your site in a matter of seconds in the event that checkout and cart pages aren’t loading fast enough.

As the development and deployment of web-based applications continues to grow making it more difficult to optimize them for performance is more difficult than ever before. In this article, we’ll go over the fundamental concepts you must understand in order to improve your web app performance. We’ll also go over some of the most significant issues in web performance. These are things that hinder your apps from running smoothly.

Understanding the user’s perspective is the key to improving performance. This means monitoring users’ behavior to see the performance of your app and what’s not working in relation to what you think it should do.

You can accomplish this by using tools such as Chrome Lighthouse or PageSpeed Insights. These tools offer a quick snapshot of the performance of your web app on the devices of your users, along with suggestions for improving. Reduce the download size and bandwidth of your application to improve its performance. GZIP compression of text-based resources and minifying images, as well as CSS and JavaScript features like async/defer can all be helpful.