The Era of a Fully-Secure Internet with HTTPS / SSL
Since 2014, Google has incrementally pushed the Internet and the vast abundance of websites towards universal adoption of SSL. Continue reading “Five Critical Reasons to Move Your Website to HTTPS”
New in Analytics: Customer Insights
Visit your analytics dashboard and gain interesting insights about your customers.
Continue reading “Feature Update 05/18”
Automated web performance optimization supports providers of e-commerce in finding the right balance between size and format of the graphical material used and the performance of your website. Continue reading “Web performance in e-commerce: A picture says more than a thousand words”
Read about our newest feature updates including a new analytics metric, image optimization improvements and new security options.
New in Analytics: Traffic Savings
Continue reading “Feature Update 04/18”
In den letzten Wochen haben wir uns intensiver mit Content Security Policy (im Folgenden kurz CSP) und ihren möglichen Auswirkungen auf wao.io beschäftigt.
Continue reading “wao.io und CSP”
Wondering what’s new in wao.io? Have a look at our newest features and functionalities in the fields of analytics, caching, security and optimization.
Continue reading “Feature Update 03/18”
At wao.io we are, among other things, concerned about the time customers wait for your website. One key factor to speed things up is the amount of data that needs to be transferred – the best bytes are those which need not to be sent. Because images make up a large fraction of the transmitted data we transcode images before they are delivered to browsers. To make sure that the transcoding does not affect the image quality, we employ Automatic Image Quality Assessment (AIQA) procedure.
To further improve the efficiency of the transcoding, we combine the transcoding with a machine learning pipeline and see a significant decrease of data that is transmitted.
Continue reading “Optimizing Image Optimization with Machine Learning”
For more than a year now, we offer Brotli compression in our products. Of course, wao.io serves Brotli compressed responses, too. Usually this yields higher compression ratios than the common treatment with gzip. Continue reading “The BrotliLeaks Affair”
Have you ever wondered why your bash script in Jenkins suddenly runs so damn slow? Let’s say you have a job that downloads some source code, compiles it and runs some tests. Someday it takes ages to finish and you don’t know why. Wouldn’t it be lovely to have a timeline of bash commands? Continue reading “Bash execution timeline for Jenkins scripts”