Articles tagged with speed

Speeding Up Sites: Optimization Checklist

4 October 09 , ,

My speed optimization checklist for this blog.

Speeding up sites: CSS sprites for icons

4 October 09 , , , ,

I’ve written before about using css sprites to reduce the number of http requests a web browser has to make to your server. This is an excellent technique to use with small icons.

Speeding up sites: CSS sprites

28 May 09 ,

Combining navigation images into a single CSS sprite can save big on http requests.

Speeding up sites: dealing with javascript

In my second step towards making my sites load faster, I tackle external javascript files.

Speeding up sites: minifying CSS

Speed is of the essence when it comes to the web. People expect things to be fast and responsive. Thus, I’m taking steps to learn how to better optimize my clients’ sites. The first I explore is minifying and combining css files.