How to Make Your Website Load Faster

One of the best things you can do to promote your brand experience online, is to take a few simple steps to help your website load faster.

Steps

  1. Image titled Make Your Website Load Faster Step 1
    1
    Optimize your images for web — use 65% image quality of jpeg instead of 100%.
  2. Image titled Make Your Website Load Faster Step 2
    2
    Eliminate or minimize the use of frames within the pages.
  3. Image titled Make Your Website Load Faster Step 3
    3
    Load any Javascript operations in the footer of the HTML page, instead of the header.
  4. Image titled Make Your Website Load Faster Step 4
    4
    Use the correct document format for the type of page you are using (eg. strict XHTML).
  5. Image titled Make Your Website Load Faster Step 5
    5
    Keep external images and items minimized.
  6. Image titled Make Your Website Load Faster Step 6
    6
    Use clean and simple style sheets - or use just one to load and call in any others instead of using multiple style sheets.
  7. Image titled Make Your Website Load Faster Step 7
    7
    Modify the .htaccess file at root for load expiry modules.
  8. Image titled Make Your Website Load Faster Step 8
    8
    Minimize GET requests.
  9. Image titled Make Your Website Load Faster Step 9
    9
    Remove whitespace in your source code with HTML Optimizer.

Article Info

Categories: Web Programming