Cascading Style Sheets

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) is a style sheet language used for describing the presentation semantics (the look and formatting) of a document written in a markup language. Its most common application is to style web pages written in HTML and XHTML, but the language can also be applied to any kind of XML document, including plain XML, SVG, and XUL.

HTML

HyperText Markup Language (HTML) is the main markup language for creating web pages and other information that can be displayed in a web browser. HTML is written in the form of HTML elements consisting of tags enclosed in angle brackets (like), within the web page content. HTML tags most commonly come in pairs like

and

, although some tags, known as empty elements, are unpaired, for example .

Automated Google PageSpeed for WordPress

Pegasaas Accelerator WordPress Performance Optimization Plugin

Pegasaas speeds up your web pages by automatically analyzing and optimizing each of your pages and posts, and then applies all the required techniques as are recommended by the Google’s PageSpeed Insights tool.

In addition to minifying the HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, as well as deferring render blocking resources and auto-detection and insertion of critical above the fold CSS, Pegasaas also auto-optimizes all of your images on-the-fly, making your web page load incredibly fast.

We can take your site’s Google PageSpeed score from where it is right now to 85%, 90%, 95% or higher, in just minutes. We’re aiming to get as many sites to as close to 100% as possible.

Above the fold

The fold is a term used by webmasters and website owners to mean the portion of your site which can be shown when first entering the site without scrolling down at all. Therefore, above the fold means everything that is shown on the first screen page.

Web browser

A web browser (commonly referred to as a browser) is a software application for retrieving, presenting and traversing information resources on the World Wide Web. An information resource is identified by a Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) and may be a web page, image, video or other piece of content. Hyperlinks present in resources enable users easily to navigate their browsers to related resources.

website

A website is a collection of related web pages, including multimedia content, typically identified with a common domain name, and published on at least one web server. Notable examples are wikipedia.org, google.com, and amazon.com. Wikipedia

Subscription business model

The subscription business model is a business model where a customer must pay a subscription price to have access to the product/service. The model was pioneered by magazines and newspapers, but is now used by many businesses and websites.

The Definition of PageSpeed

PageSpeed, not be confused with “page speed”, is defined as the composite score provided by Google’s PageSpeed Insights tool, calculated by assigning a numerical value to a set list of “Best Practices” designed to both deliver and render a web page as quickly as possible across any device at any Internet speed.

While similar, these are starkly separate terms, there are notable differences between the two as they are used in context & literal application.

Google’s PageSpeed Insights was designed to report on the real-world performance of a web page for mobile and desktop devices, providing suggestions on how that page may be improved by showing the recommended list of best practices for site speed optimization, such as everyone’s favorite:

“Eliminate render-blocking JavaScript and CSS in above-the-fold content”

https://goo.gl/KanzhY

 

Plug-in (computing)

In computing, a plug-in (or plugin) is a set of software components that adds specific abilities to a larger software application. If supported, plug-ins enable customizing the functionality of an application. For example, plug-ins are commonly used in web browsers to play video, scan for viruses, and display new file types. Well-known plug-ins examples include Adobe Flash Player, QuickTime, and Java Applets.

List of Google products

This list of Google products includes all major desktop, mobile and online products released or acquired by Google Inc. This list also includes prior products, that have been merged, discarded or renamed.