Live Performance Workshop: A top-to-bottom performance overhaul

-- Live Demo Warning! --

In this interactive workshop style presentation, we'll take a terrible, awful, broken sample site, look at all the nasty ways that its performance is terrible, and fix them, one by one. We'll get the audience involved with suggestions at every step of the way.

All examples will be taken from real life experiences, but no real sites will be harmed in the making of this demo/session.

It will cover both front and back end concepts. We'll look at site-building good practice, how to measure speed, how to find bottlenecks and how to fix them. We'll even touch upon how decisions made at the very start of a project have performance impact and why performance needs to be championed at every stage.

Topics include:

  • using Chrome Dev Tools
  • measuring performance
  • easy core performance boosts and why they matter
  • images
  • assets
  • compression
  • views
  • hooks
  • templates
  • great evil
  • greater evil and how to kill it with fire

Session Track

Performance and Scaling

Experience Level


Drupal Version

When & Where

Thursday, 28 September, 2017 - 13:00 to 13:25