Epic Sports is an Online Discount Store that offers the largest selection of equipment, jerseys, and fan gear for soccer, football, baseball, basketball, and more. Epic Sports was looking to create a faster shopping experience on their mobile site in order to offer a more optimal experience for their customers, as well as be prepared for Google’s Core Web Vital roll-out. To achieve this, Epic Sports signed on to use Edgio Expert Services to implement Edgio AppOps.
Edgio's applications provided the ability to cache dynamic assets and pages at the edge, which allows responses to be served nearly instantaneously. By leveraging that cache, pages and assets can also be pre-fetched ahead of the user’s click, effectively serving the subsequent page up at sub-seconds speeds. Continued real-time monitoring of Epic Sports’ cache hit rates, routes performance, and query parameters through Edgio's platform provided easily digestible data for iterations to continually improve site performance and speed.
Installed Edgio solutions
Modified the origin mobile site to allow for caching
Configured Routes for optimized caching impact
Accounted for personalizations and cart count
Enabled the site for pre-fetching and deep fetching
Post launch iterations based on real data to improve routes and cache hit percentage
Project delivered on-time and on-budget
Largest Contentful Paint speeds improved 40-50%
Achieved Homepage LCP of 1.1s
Browsing transitions from product listing pages to product detail pages improved to sub-second speeds
Epic Sports mobile site is now passing Core Web Vitals Largest Contentful Paint