Matt Fiddles

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"What are you talking about? "
"Never mind, eat the fruit. "
"You know, this place almost looks like the Garden of Eden."
"Eat the fruit. "
"Sounds quite like it too. "

Where will you go today?

"`Eddies,' said Ford, `in the space-time continuum.'
`Ah,' nodded Arthur, `is he? Is he?'"

- Arthur failing in his first lesson of galactic physics in four years.

Website Speeds

Sites to test website speeds:

Avoid @import with fonts, but rather use links.

Shrink Pictures

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  • Make Fewer HTTP Requests
  • Use a Content Delivery Network (CDN)
  • Add Expires or Cache-Control Header
  • Gzip Components
  • Put Stylesheets at Top
  • Put Scripts at 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 Buffer Early
  • Use GET for Ajax Requests
  • Postload Components
  • Preload Components
  • Reduce the Number of DOM Elements
  • Split Components Across Domains
  • Minimize Number of iframes
  • Avoid 404s
  • Reduce Cookie Size
  • Use Cookie-Free Domains for Components
  • Minimize DOM Access
  • Develop Smart Event Handlers
  • Choose <link> Over @import
  • Avoid Filters
  • Optimize Images
  • Optimize CSS Sprites
  • Do Not Scale Images in HTML
  • Make favicon.ico Small and Cacheable
  • Keep Components Under 25 KB
  • Pack Components Into a Multipart Document
  • Avoid Empty Image src

Other ways to speed it up:

computers/websites/speed-test.txt · Last modified: Apr 5, 2015 (3 years ago) by Matt Bagley