Part 15: Caching data using Passive requests

This is part 15 of a multiple part series on web performance improvements. The first Introductory blog can be found here. In previous part we discussed how the location of the script files impact your web page performance. In this part we will discuss the importance of active and passive caching and how it  can help us improve the performance of web pages. Caching data can improve the performance of … Continue reading Part 15: Caching data using Passive requests

Part 14: Put Scripts( js) files at bottom of HTML page

This is part 14 of a multiple part series on web performance improvements. The first Introductory blog can be found here. In previous part we discussed the pro and cons of putting style sheets at top of the HTML page. In this part we will why we should always prefer to put the script (js) files at bottom of the HTML document. Whenever user request … Continue reading Part 14: Put Scripts( js) files at bottom of HTML page

Part 13: Style-sheets at the Top of the HTML page

This is part 13 of a multiple part series on web performance improvements. The first Introductory blog can be found here. In previous part we discussed the performance benefit of Gzipping java-script and style sheets. In this part we will discuss the importance of putting style-sheets on top of the HTML document. Consider a situation where a page has lots of data to load. While … Continue reading Part 13: Style-sheets at the Top of the HTML page

Part 12: Gzip Components like scripts, style-sheets etc

This is part 12 of a multiple part series on web performance improvements. The first Introductory blog can be found here. In previous part we discussed the impact of duplicate scripts on web page performance and how we can eliminate such silly mistakes, which can, sometimes, damage the performance a lot. What is Gzip Gzip reduces the size of HTTP response, which results in reduced … Continue reading Part 12: Gzip Components like scripts, style-sheets etc

Part 11: Remove Duplicate Scripts

This is part 11 of a multiple part series on web performance improvements. The first Introductory blog can be found here. In previous part we discussed the impact of minifying java-scripts on performance. In this part we will discuss how duplicate script references can impact performance of web pages negatively. As we know that whenever a script is referenced inside a html page, a call … Continue reading Part 11: Remove Duplicate Scripts

Part 10: Minify JavaScript and Obfuscation of Code

This is part 10 of a multiple part series on web performance improvements. The first Introductory blog can be found here. In previous part we discussed about pro and cons of including Javascript and CSS inline as well as externally. In this part we will discuss how minifying Javascipts and Obfuscation of Code helps us improve the performance of a web page. The idea behind … Continue reading Part 10: Minify JavaScript and Obfuscation of Code

Part 9: Externally reference JavaScript and CSS

This is part 9 of a multiple part series on web performance improvements. The first Introductory blog can be found here. In previous part we discussed the impact of HTTP request cycle on performance and how we can overcome it. In this part we will discuss the role of Javascript and CSS in page request cycle and its impact on performance. Javascript and CSS can … Continue reading Part 9: Externally reference JavaScript and CSS