I’m Piotr, a member of Wikia’s Engineering team focusing on site performance. "Site performance" in basic terms means how fast the site loads. Performance is determined by many factors: site features, ads, the order these load, and your local internet connection and settings. Here at Wikia we know performance is important, since a fast site means a happy user. We have a dedicated team that focuses on performance, of which I am a member.
We undertook many initiatives in 2012 to improve our site performance, and I'm excited to tell you about some of them. I will also be periodically offering updates here as well as advice on how you can locally improve your personal and wiki performance.
Let’s start with some data for those who l…
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