5 Easy Ways to Speed Up your Website
It's always important to have a website that loads quickly. Most users will not wait for more than a few seconds for the page to load. Just one second too long could mean that your users will go to a competitor's site. Here are some quick and easy ways to speed up your website.
#FF0000 can be shortened to
#F00. This will help to reduce the file size.
2. Place your scripts at the bottom
Leave as many scripts as you can at the bottom of the page so that your content can load first. If the scripts are on top, they will have to finish loading before anything below it can.
3. Compress your web graphics
If you use Photoshop, use the "save for web" option when saving your images. If you use another image editing software, if you can, save your image at the highest compression level that doesn't show visible compression artifacts.
To link a css file:
<link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="style.css" media="screen" />
5. Don't use HTML to scale images
Sure, it may seem easier to just use a larger and set the
height of your image to smaller values than the actual size of the image, but the entire, larger image will be sent to the browser. Plus, the image will also need to be scaled down by the browser, which will take even more time.
Do you have any other tips on how to speed up your website?