A slow site can impede your ability to rank well in the search engines, and also provides a frustrating user-experience. Find out how to measure your current website speed, and discover tips and tricks on how to super charge your website and deliver a fast, responsive experience for your users.
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Lets have a look at how you can leverage browser caching to further optimize your site and reduce your load times. First off, what is browser caching? A web browser cache stores elements from a site such as HTML files, fonts and scripts so when you re-visit that site it doesn’t have to re-download everything, saving time and data.
With all this discussion about lowering loading times and optimizing your site you’ll notice that we keep mentioning image optimization and how important it is. So what do you need to consider with optimizing your images? We’ll have a look at image formats firstly and then discuss optimizing software and sites.