In this article, we’ll look at the basics of HTTP/2 as they apply to web designers and developers. I’ll explain some of the key features of the new protocol, look at browser and server compatibility, and detail the things you might need to think about as we see more adoption of HTTP/2. By reading this article, you will get an overview of what to consider changing in your workflow in the short and long term. I’ll also include plenty of resources if you want to dig further into the issues raised. My aim is to give you enough of the background to be able to make good decisions as you plan your move to HTTP/2.
Maybe I’m experiencing the Baader-Meinhof phenomenon, but I’m sure there’s been an increase in the number of HTTP/2 articles appearing online. Regardless of my cognitive bias, this article covers HTTP/2 from a web design perspective and details the many benefits of switching.