In a study by Keynote and Internet Retailer examining 12 responsive design retail sites, page load times on smartphones were found to be a staggeringly slow 18 seconds.
Given that 4 in 10 Americans leave a mobile site that won’t load in 3 seconds, the study highlighted a critical challenge for retailers.
As part of the study, the Moovweb platform optimized the performance of two responsive sites.
To further explore the topic, Moovweb presented a webinar on ways to improve the performance of responsive sites.
They identified 8 key issues that most often slow down Responsive Web Design (RWD) sites: