Tuesday, March 06, 2007

Nice post about reducing bandwidth usage...

Very nice read. Jeff talks about the points that can really help.


Here is an excerpt on the points he discusses:

1. Switch to an external image provider.
2. Turn on HTTP compression.
3. Outsource Your RSS feeds.
4. Optimize the size of your JavaScript and CSS.


Jeff says:

After implementing all these changes, I'm very happy with the results. I see a considerable improvement in bandwidth usage, and my page load times have never been snappier. But, these suggestions aren't a panacea. Even the most minimal, hyper-optimized compressed text content can saturate a 300 KB/sec link if the hits per second are coming fast enough.


Read the whole story here at Jeff's blog Coding Horror
http://www.codinghorror.com/blog/archives/000807.html

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