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4 votes

How to test a set of browser touch icons, favicons and tiles for a website?

I've always used the favicon generator at realfavicongenerator.net, which allows you to see how your chosen artwork will appear on different devices. There are quite a few options and you can try with ...
Tom Brossman's user avatar
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3 votes

Google mobile friendly test is reporting "resources not loading"

When the Google mobile friendly test says that a resource could not be loaded, it usually means that it is blocked by robots.txt. Check your robots.txt file and ensure that you don't disallow ...
Stephen Ostermiller's user avatar
3 votes
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Should I use DNS prefetch and preconnect when loading resources from CDN?

No doubt that resource hints like preconnect and prefetch improve performance. The only pitfall could be preconnecting too many domains. Based on an old StackOverflow thread (https://stackoverflow.com/...
Kannan's user avatar
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3 votes

Why is Chrome not allowing resources to load?

I am seeing this on Chrome 63 where there is a bad proxy. To resolve: Open chrome://net-internals/#proxy Click Clear bad proxies The chrome://net-internals/#events tab can be useful to view what is ...
Underverse's user avatar
2 votes
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Why is Chrome not allowing resources to load?

Chrome 55 was notorious for net::ERR_INVALID_HTTP_RESPONSE, when using custom ports outside of 80, 8080 and 443. This affected thousands of servers but notably Shoutcast Version 1 and 2. A simple ...
Simon Hayter's user avatar
2 votes

Google mobile friendly test is reporting "resources not loading"

If the Status says "Other error", there seems to be no clear reason for it but appears to happen for heavy sites loading a lot of resources. I had the same issue and after a lot of searching,...
Anupam's user avatar
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2 votes

How to track what causes high CPU usage on linux server?

My guess is that you have a bot hitting your site and consuming all your resources. If you catch this happening in realtime, log in with SSH and tail the logs — the command will likely be similar to ...
davidgo's user avatar
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1 vote

How to attribute the images I have used on my website?

Pertaining to images, you want to make sure to pay close attention to the attribution rules for each image. Some licenses might give you free reign with the image and require no attribution while ...
A_Patterson's user avatar
1 vote

How to calculate the specifications of the hosting service that I need?

Unfortunately the simple answer is, without a lot more information specific to your website "You can't" The specs of that VPS should be more then adequate for your needs, although depending ...
davidgo's user avatar
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1 vote

Website downloading resources Multiple times, unecessarily

Any chance you have a "?" question mark or query string as part of the path to your CSS file? Apparently, some proxies don't cache files with query string parameters (see comments at end of article). ...
Trebor's user avatar
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1 vote

Website downloading resources Multiple times, unecessarily

You need to set your cache policy properly, it sounds like it’s not set at all. So every time someone goes to a page they have to re-download all the same files. Setting the cache for css and js to 30 ...
Alec Sharratt's user avatar
1 vote

can't remove blocks on my resources in google webmaster tools

When this sort of issue arises it is important to note that search engines don't crawl your website in real time. Depending on the size and what the search engine classes as the importance of your ...
Chris Rutherfurd's user avatar

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