13-15 March 2020

City, University London

Front-end performance: How to build fast Drupal applications


You understand how Drupal themes are built and how they work

You know how to use browser developer tools

Session details

Performance isn't something that can be tacked on once you are done with the development. In building a performant Drupal website you will have to take several deliberate measures from the very start of development till the end. There is a strong implication when it comes to poor performance and these directly affect user attention and retention. We can't continue relying solely on Drupal aggregation for Front-end performance improvements.


In this session, you will learn:

  • What are the impacts of performance on your users and business
  • How to identify these performance issues using the various browser developer and third-party tools
  • How to address issues related to late first contentful paint, high-speed index, time to interactive, and several others
  • and how to keep track of the performance metrics during the development lifecycle
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Acquia - Experience digital freedom
Agiledrop - Trusted Drupal teammates

Weekend Keynote Speakers

Kevin Bridges


Michel van Velde

One Shoe, CEO

Nick Veenhof

Dropsolid, CTO

CxO Keynote Speakers

Kevin Bridges


Michel van Velde

One Shoe, CEO

Greg Harvey

Code Enigma, Director

Rachel Lawson

Drupal Association, Community Liaison

Carrie Lacina

Drupal Association, Fund Development Director

Jeffrey A. “jam” McGuire

Open Strategy Partners, Partner

Tracy Evans

Open Strategy Partners, Partner

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