React offers some benefits compared to the other popular frontend frameworks out there, including:
Layer0 delivers instant loading React commercetools stores, in a matter of hours. On average, websites on Layer0 see median speeds of 320ms, as measured by Largest Contentful Paint (LCP), a critical metric in Google's Core Web Vitals. While Layer0 is a website accelerator, it's so much more than that. It is a Jamstack platform for eCommerce. Layer0 makes websites faster for users and simpler for frontend developers to maintain. The platform was built specifically for large-scale, database-driven websites, such as eCommerce and Travel, and provides the following benefits:
With Layer0, your React commercetools store will run in sub-second speeds and your developers will be empowered to control edge caching and reduce rework using the various developer productivity tools that come with the platform.
Check out Shaper Image, a commercetools website delivering sub-second page loads on Layer0. "Everyone here has commented on how blazing fast our site is" -Mihaela Mazzenga, CTO at Sharper Image. Kate Spade, Planet Blue, and Shoe Carnival are more impressive examples, representing the sub-500ms page speeds attainable for React stores on Layer0.
Layer0 is also a contributor to React Storefront, an open source eCommerce PWA framework which powers over billion dollars in eCommerce revenue a year. Check it out if you are looking to develop a blazingly fast site React eCommerce website. Or if you're currently deliver a React frontend, use the this guide to deploy your React application on Layer0 and get sub-second loads in as little as 1 hour of work.
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