Bigger Isn’t Always Better

Posted: May 3rd, 2010

Consider your image sizes for better site performance Graphics and multimedia can take up more than 60% of the total file size of an average web page, so graphics optimization matters. Not only should the size and file type of your images be taken into consideration, but how fresh they are as well. Image Caching […]

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HTTP Compression: Compressing Files, How Low Can You Go?

Posted: February 23rd, 2010

HTTP compression on IIS is easy to enable with tools such as httpZip or ZipEnable and requires no client-side configuration to obtain benefits, making it a very smart way to get extra performance and a better user experience. It’s well known that there is a limited amount of bandwidth on most Internet connections and anything […]

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HTTP Compression : Smaller, Faster… Better

Posted: August 17th, 2009

What is HTTP compression and how does it work? HTTP compression is a long-established Web standard in which a GZip or Deflate encoding method is applied to the payload of an HTTP response, significantly compressing the resource before it is transported across the Web. When data is encoded using a compressed format like GZip or […]

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