Insights and advice for improving web performance.

8 Video Optimization Tips for Faster Loading Times

8 Video Optimization Tips for Faster Loading Times

Adding videos to your website can sometimes be a double-edged sword. Web users love high-resolution videos, but if your website isn't optimized to handle them, such content can cause performance problems. This guide to video optimization explains how to make sure your multimedia content is increasing conversions instead of driving away users. Why is video optimization important? Offering multimedia content is a great way to keep users engaged, which is why more developers are adding videos to their websites.

July 26, 2018 Read more
Optimized HLS Streaming

Optimized HLS Streaming

Are you tired of buffering issues while streaming your favorite content online? Do you experience delays or interruptions while watching live events? If yes, then optimized HLS streaming can be the solution to your problem. KeyCDN has added a new feature for better HTTP Live Streaming (HLS) with a regular Pull Zone. Optimized HLS streaming comes for free and is available for everyone. It's now even easier to accelerate HLS streams from your origin server.

August 13, 2015 Read more

Live Streaming: RTMP and HLS

KeyCDN supports HTTP Live Streaming (HLS) based on a normal Pull Zone. This article describes shortly each protocol and elaborates the high level concept implemented by KeyCDN how live streaming can be done. Real Time Messaging Protocol (RTMP) RTMP is used to stream audio, video or data and is originally a proprietary protocol introduced by Macromedia (owned by Adobe). The protocol is TCP-based and offers therefore persistent connections. In short, RTMP encapsulates MP3/AAC audio and MP4/FLV video multimedia streams.

November 10, 2014 Read more
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