Most computer and website hardware and software goes through a series of updates—usually every few years, sometimes even a few times a year. You may be surprised to know that HTTP, the protocol used to run the World Wide Web and allows servers and Web browsers to talk to each other and upload and download data, hasn’t been updated since 1999. While HTTP 1.1 has served everyone well, it’s way past time for an upgrade.
HTTP/2, the successor, will benefit everyone. If you use the Internet a little bit or a lot, for your job or just for browsing, you’re going to start seeing a difference very soon. In fact, over the next year, you’ll see a significant change in the speed of web browsing—as much as a 40 percent increase. That’s less time waiting and more time for finding the information that you need online.
So, how will HTTP/2 help you? There are several benefits, including:
HTTP/2 won’t be completely replacing HTTP/1, because it’s an upgrade. Since there are so many advantages, though, it’s already being used by some browsers. Take advantage of this rollout between
The HTTP/2 rollout has begun, and as more and more server admins begin to pick it up through 2015-2016, you’ll be seeing a real difference in both performance and speed. If your company would like to upgrade their website or design a new site that includes responsive design and the latest technology, call Higher Images today.