Saturday, March 12, 2011

Best Practices for Speeding Up Your Web Site

Why We Need To Think About This ?

Actually most of the developers just like me always thinking how much effort we can put to develop to access web pages as much as fast and also how to do this.According to this I found one of the good article and like to shared with u all.Alright here are some number of best practices for making web pages fast. The list includes 35 best practices.
  • Minimize HTTP Requests
  • Use a Content Delivery Network
  • Add an Expires or a Cache-Control Header
  • Gzip Components
  • Put Stylesheets at the Top
  • Put Scripts at the Bottom
  • Avoid CSS Expressions
  • Make JavaScript and CSS External
  • Reduce DNS Lookups
  • Minify JavaScript and CSS
  • Avoid Redirects
  • Remove Duplicate Scripts
  • Configure ETags
  • Make Ajax Cacheable
  • Flush the Buffer Early
  • Use GET for AJAX Requests
  • Post-load Components
  • Preload Components
  • Reduce the Number of DOM Elements
  • Split Components Across Domains
  • Minimize the Number of iframes
  • No 404s
  • Reduce Cookie Size
  • Use Cookie-free Domains for Components
  • Minimize DOM Access
  • Develop Smart Event Handlers
  • Choose over @import
  • Avoid Filters
  • Optimize Images
  • Optimize CSS Sprites
  • Don't Scale Images in HTML
  • Make favicon.ico Small and Cacheable
  • Keep Components under 25K
  • Pack Components into a Multipart Document
  • Avoid Empty Image src


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