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3 New Optimizely Settings to Give You More Control

In order to run an experiment using Optimizely you put a snippet on your website. This snippet points to a JavaScript file that includes experiment configuration data such as targeting criteria and meta data like the name of the experiment. We’ve heard your feedback loud and clear: you want more control over what is included in this file. We fell short of your expectations and our own in this area. I’m sorry. Today, we’re launching three new settings to give you more control.

OpenSSL Security Update

On April 7, the OpenSSL project issued a Security Advisory that detailed a serious vulnerability in the encryption software in use by a large percentage of the internet.

We have prioritized hardening those services which handle account credentials and have secured those as of 10pm PDT April 8th.

An Intern’s Summer At Optimizely: Building the Mobile Dashboard


It’s a college student’s dream to intern at a company that gives them meaningful projects. During my three months at Optimizely, I implemented a redesign of this blog, created an events page, and developed the AB Testing Book website. These “small” projects were in addition to my main summer project: creating a mobile version of the Optimizely website.

As the mobile dashboard launches, I want to share the design and development challenges we faced.

Animations = Latency


Would you believe me if I told you that you — the speed-and-scale-loving developers you all are — have willingly introduced user-blocking, perceivable latency into your precious applications? If you have any animated effects in your app, then this is very likely to be true! To prove it, I’ll show you how to find, measure, […]