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Suggestions for Performance improvement based on Result differences [on hold]

We have a Joomla site (http://guru99.com) running over dedicated server. Currently, Rockettheme's gantry based template is installed on the site. So, to optimize my site's performance I have tested ...
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HTTP over HTTPS speed

I did some a lot of reading around HTTP and HTTPS and suggested that my client implement HTTPS only. Site is on Alpha testing and URL is IP restricted, but on load testing we see that HTTPS takes ...
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Joining and compressing all javascript files together - good idea?

Curently, I avoid loading any unnecesary scripts on individual pages of my site. I have a class that remembers all javascript files that were requested during PHP processing and adds them to HTML. I ...
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How to make content load faster for mobile on a responsive design site?

So, I have a responsive design site. Studies say that for mobile devices we need to show a bit less content (graphics and such), and that we need to make sites load quicker for mobiles. If I set some ...
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1Gb Video in high res: How to be downloaded in reasonable time into each user’s screen?

I have this 1 GB video in high resolution that I’ve uploaded to my Amazon S3 account in order to play it in my site. The video is an online class with the professor in video, talking and some text ...
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Page loading indicator

I have a page, and it takes a few seconds to load. I know, and I will make the site load faster (and not the question), but due to animations animating the site in, I am thinking of adding a page ...
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Best way to optimize joomla cache. Difference between Global configuration cache and system cache plugin

I need to know for a Joomla site there is system cache plugin then there is global configuration setting to enable cache - how is it different from system cache plugin below are some of ...
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Gtmetrix shows high loading time for first domain waiting time. How to reduce it

I am wondering, why is my Domain taking long time to load? As per Gtmetrix timeline, first domain name propagation takes up to 953ms: Blocking - 53 ms Waiting - 843 ms Receiving - 57 ms Sometimes ...
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Impact of using lazy loading on SEO

If I used lazy loading with Ajax, then am I right in saying that Google will not see the content in the lazy load? An example is if I have a part of my site featuring products towards the bottom of ...
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What to use for rapid PageSpeed analysis — Google Insights or Chrome extension?

Which score is most reliable (and complete) to use when comparing different sites and pages to get a quick idea (e.g. between competitor websites without detailed analysis)? I am asking because for ...
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Can I improve load times by reusing images?

I've created a website that has multiple pages, and each page has it's own dedicated folder. Inside of each page's folder I've created a dedicated image folder. I reuse many of the same images ...
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Buying a domain in other country: larger response times?

I bought a domain in a very well know provider of domains in USA (Godaddy). Now I want to use that domain for a site (local bussines) hosted in a server in Spain, and I'm wondering if I will get ...
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Trying to improve the server response time

I have used the Google Developer PageSpeed Test and it suggests this: Improve server response time Suggestions for this page Long web server response times delay page loading. Reduce your response ...
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Is static HTML the fastest?

I have been researching several different techniques to deliver web content fast, like nginx and node.js. When it comes down to performance optimization http expires headers and gzip come to mind. ...
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PrestaShop preformence with 100.000 + products

I am i the process of finding a replacement for an old web-shop (Compumail.dk), we are looking at a lot of possibility's and one of them is PrestaShop. The site has in the area of 100.000 products, ...
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Using one document for all images

I have some icons around 100x100. I typically save out each icon as a .png but I wanted to know if I included all the .pngs in one document would it be ideal and improve load time? If one document ...
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How to solve 503 issue

I'm participating in a web project. It's a Joomla web page and it's gained a lot of visitors in the past months. Actually we are receiving donations each year to pay site's hosting and domain. The ...
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What is optimum time spent downloading a page? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Ideas to improve website loading speed? I saw on wpengine.com, Google says they lose 20% of their traffic for each additional 100 milliseconds it takes a page to ...
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Would parallelizing downloads across hostnames improve TTFB?

I am getting very high TTFB (Time To First Byte) about 2.6 to 3 seconds, I have very high number of images on my pages. I want to get thumbs downloaded from multiple host names like: ...
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Average header response time of a website

I'm building a link checker to check a huge amount of URLs for uptime and I'm currently thinking about timeout times. Do you know any statistics which provide the average header response time to have ...
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What influences the loading of a web page? [closed]

What influences the loading of a web page? What does the web page load faster or slower?
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Potential issues with multiple home pages

I have a site where I want to have two different home pages: a general description page for anonymous users, and a dashboard page for logged-in users. I am debating between two implementations: ...
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Does loading and executing external javascript have influence on SEO?

Say I have a script that executes after DOM Ready. It loads more resources (like a twitter feed and the like). So, it adds up to the total experience of 'waiting' for the page to load, though it isn't ...
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How can I decrease load time (see image) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: DNS takes too long to resolve This website loads pretty fast, in less than 1 second on localhost. I have made it live on the server and load times are as high as 15 ...
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Effect on SEO of lazy scrolling on HTML comments

I am thinking about using a JS script that lazy loads HTML when scrolling ( http://ivorycity.com/blog/2011/04/19/jquery-lazy-loader-load-html-and-images-on-scroll/). I am not too sure about whether ...
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Measuring the page load time [closed]

Can anyone provide an overview of what the steps are to create a tool such a Pingdom's page load time tool? I see a lot of these out there that do essentially the same thing, but I am not sure how to ...
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Does url length have any impact on page load speed?

Our site has been doing fairly well in terms of load speed and so I don't want this to bring that down as a slower page load speed impacts SEO visits.
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CDN solutions pros and cons

As the sysadmin in our organization I've been asked to look into CDN solutions as we have plans to roll out a web platform that is targeted at developing countries. Here is my research so far on the ...
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Photography website: How much quality to sacrifice for file size?

I am designing a website for a Photographer. Obviously I compressed the images so that they would load faster and not use all the visitors cap. (There is quite a few gbs of pictures so that would just ...
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How to reduce the load time on a page with a lot of iframes (social media plugins)

I have an overview page with links to the social media presence of all the teams taking part in a competition. Basically, the page is a big table with, where appropriate, in the cells an iframe with ...
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Slow website response? How can I fix this issue?

I have pingdom monitor on my website: http://stats.pingdom.com/t68xhgex256f/375513 For North America (big target market) the response time is 1-2 seconds. This is far too slow. Is there anything ...
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testing random pages for uptime (part of an SLA)

We have outsourced hosting of a large website. We have an SLA for response times of random pages. I.e. every minute a random page will be chosen from a pool of 30,000 pages and its response time ...
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Does multiple CSS files affect load time?

Does using multiple CSS files (default.css, print.css, mobile.css...) affect a website's load time?
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Alternative to Pingdom website monitoring service

I need a website monitoring service to make sure my app is not only up but also responsive. Pingdom is great, but just so expensive. Is there anything like it but more affordable? UPDATE: I'd like ...
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Optimizing perceived load time for social sharing widgets on a page?

I have placed the facebook "like" and some other social bookmarking websites link on my blog, such as Google Buzz, Digg, Twitter, etc. I just noticed that it takes a while to load my blog page as it ...
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Measuring site load times after user is logged in?

How can I test my site "as if" users have logged in and then accessing different parts of the website? I saw ...
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How to pre-load images used only on hover?

I have a link that starts with one background image and then changes on hover to another. Both background images are set in the CSS. My browsers (any of them) don't seem to load the hover image ...
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How can I encourage the browser to download images from CSS file faster?

I use CSS to place a lot of my images (as backgrounds for <div>) and I often find that they load very slowly this way. They seem to be the last thing to load. Even small little icon images ...
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Is there a tool to compare space used by each file of a web page?

Is there a tool that can load a web page and compare the space used (and thus load time) by each file? For example:
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If a page takes too long to load, after how long will a user give up and re-load or go elsewhere?

If a page takes too long to load, after how long – generally – will a user give up and re-load or go elsewhere? What studies have been done that measured page load time and user ...
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Is there a good way to measure my site's response time from different parts of the world?

I would like to measure how fast my site loads from different locations around the world. What is the best way to do this?