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July, 2010

  • 1 July

    Using GZIP for Faster Websites

    Good webmasters and system administrators are always looking for ways to increase efficiency and create faster websites. While much of website speed depends on the speed of the server, network connection, and the design of the site, there are other software tweaks that can add some zip to your site. …

February, 2010

  • 9 February

    3 tools to keep your website secure, accessible, and fast

    Whenever you start a new website, you want to make sure everyone can see it, that it loads quickly, and that hackers can’t bring it to its knees. Here are a few useful web tools to make sure you cover all three: 1. Accessibility. A-Checker – An accessibility testing tool. …

December, 2009

  • 14 December

    Test the speed of your website

    Once you have successfully developed a website, you will need to perform periodic evaluations to ensure that it continues to meet web standards, accessibility guidelines, and is usable on multiple platforms. You can have the most beautiful website ever created, but if it is too slow and crashes a user’s …

November, 2009

  • 30 November

    Making YUM Faster

    Question: When I run updates with YUM (an update tool for Redhat, CentOS, or Fedora Linux), it seems like it takes forever. How can I make it faster? Answer: Although there many things to consider when trouble-shooting speed issues, one specific YUM concern might be the speed of the mirror …

September, 2009

  • 29 September

    5 Ways to Speed Up Your Website

    Question: My website is a little too slow. Do I need to find a new web host? Answer: 1. Your web host – These is the easy one to assume, that your web hosting company is just offering slow service. But it might not be true. Test it. There are …