Time to First Byte: What It Is and Why It Matters

Harry Roberts has done an extensive write-up on Time To First Byte (TTFB), an often overlooked metric when it comes to measuring the performance of websites.

While a good TTFB doesn’t necessarily mean you will have a fast website, a bad TTFB almost certainly guarantees a slow one.

To see what happens during your TTFB, you can leverage the Server Timing API.

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Bramus is a Freelance Web Developer from Belgium. From the moment he discovered view-source at the age of 14 (way back in 1997), he fell in love with the web and has been tinkering with it ever since (more …)

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