Best Practices for Speeding Up Your Website

I’ve been watching/listening to October 07’s FOWA presentations and the latest one I’ve heard – by Yahoo’s Steve Souders – struck me as worth a quick look. Who wouldn’t want to speed up their websites?

Steve describes 14 rules that make up a ‘best practices for speeding up your website’:

And there’s also a way to use the Firefox add-in, Firebug in combination with YSlow to analyse your sites based on the 14 rules: and

We’ve been planning a css/js cache for a while now, but never got it off the ground, still seems that a few of the other rules could provide a good return on little investment.

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