Your staff’s sanity

When editorial teams have to wait for their tools to reload or have to repeat steps due to platform hiccups, productivity takes a big hit.

Ranking factors

Google uses Site Speed as an attribute that influences the order of their Search results. Slower sites tend to get less Search traffic.

Your visitors

Visitors' tolerance for slow page load times is surprisingly low. A second or two decrease in performance can drive bounce rates up tremendously.

Slow sites are a drag

As page load time goes from 1 second to 3 seconds, the probability of a user bouncing increases 32%. From 1 second to 5 seconds, it increases 90%. (Google/SAASTA research)
53% of mobile site visitors leave a page that takes more than 3 seconds to load. (Google/SAASTA research)
According to the BBC, for every additional second it takes a page on their site to load, 10% of users leave.
Google and DoubleClick data modeling predicts that for publishers, “mobile sites that load in 5 seconds earn up to 2x more mobile ad revenue than those whose sites load in 19 seconds.”
Mobile page load speed is a ranking factor in Google’s emerging mobile-first index, including the Speed Update.

WordPress VIP for the win

WordPress VIP consistently performs at the top of the pack among enterprise WordPress providers. After a head-to-head test, third party Review Signal remarked about our performance:

“I'm not sure what WordPress VIP is running, but it put up the absolute fastest scores that I've seen by a wide margin. [...] They blew my test rig out of the water.”

Review Signal concluded that WordPress VIP is “delivering content the fastest on average around the world.” Of the 11 locations tested, we scored first for 9 of them, and second for the other 2.

Featuring

  • Award-winning performance: The VIP Cloud offers effortless-to-you autoscaling, load balancing, fault tolerance, and every day top-notch performance.
  • Fully managed platform: We handle proactive uptime and performance tracking, software updates and patches, hardware maintenance and support, and strong security measures.
  • Global distribution: Our fully owned and operated content delivery network with 20+ data centers worldwide, which delivers leading time to first byte, reduced latency, strong DDOS defense, and complete control of your SSL certificates.
  • Lightning-fast services: A distributed, versioned image acceleration service and custom cron infrastructure to handle enterprise-grade task queues and mission-critical scheduling.
Venture Beat

WordPress VIP's expertise and infrastructure helped VentureBeat reduce site response time to 1/10th of what it was with their previous provider.

“Now we have an extra set of eyes that are looking at it from that perspective, so that helps us a lot with availability and performance.”

Steve Tidwell, Director of Technology

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