While I don’t agree with everything said, Brave New Word’s article, “Web Developers, Speed Up Your Web Pages”, does offer some excellent tips on optimizing for web pages for speed.
I’ve talked about this before, and I offer my own tips in the following articles. Just remember, if you are using WordPress, other than cleaning up the excessive use of spaces and tabs in the Themes, WordPress comes pretty optimized right out of the box. Just make sure that your blog’s code is error free and the Theme is not making too many requests on the database, which does slow things down while loading.
- Site Optimization: Optimizing Bandwidth and Cleaning Out the Code Closet
- DYI – Search Engine Optimization
- Conquering Site Validation Errors
- Blog Maintenance – Check For 404 Page Not Found Errors
- Site Optimization – Checking Loose Links
- Boycott Ugly Table Designed Blogs and Websites