Anybody that used the Internet in the late 1990s remembers how slowly websites used to load. When you tried to access the website through a DLS connection, it would often take 5 to 15 minutes before the content was finally displayed. Websites fortunately load much more quickly these days, but there is a catch for web developers.
Faster loading websites have given customers higher expectations. They are not very forgiving of websites that take too long to load, so you need to optimize them for speed. Here are a few of the biggest reasons that you need to optimize your website for speed.