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Tool: Yahoo! YSlow

Helps designers and developers improve web page load times. Another plug-in for the Firefox browser that is an essential tool for web site developers and web site designers. Evaluates and analyzes web pages and makes recommendations to designers/developers on how to improve web page load times. Per Google, page load speed is a factor in their page ranking algorithm.

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Page load speed performance tips from GitHub

Consumed => “GitHub’s Tips for Building Faster Websites” by Scott Gilbertson on Webmonkey.

More SEO best practices

Consumed => ” Get Google to fall in love with you – in 9 steps” by Andrew Tobert on Wordtracker.

Impatient American needs faster Intertubes

Consumed => “How One Second Could Cost Amazon $1.6 Billion In Sales” by Kit Eaton on Fast Company.

Making WordPress go faster

Consumed => “WordPress Transients API – Practical examples” by Jean-Baptiste Jung on Cats Who Code.

SEO, duplicate content and CSS sprites

FYI => Yesterday while further refining one of micro-sites for A4R we ran into a potential duplicate content issue. My solution was to use CSS sprites. Let me explain…

Reducing page load time is a virtue

Consumed => “10 Tips for Decreasing Web Page Load Times” by Adam Heitzman on Six Revisions.

The Need For Speed

Over the last couple days I’ve been exploring (the previously mentioned) Yahoo! YSlow as well as Google Page Speed.

More Faster

Consumed => “Performance Unleashed: How To Optimize Websites For Speed” by Willie Jackson on DIYThemes.com.

Faster. Faster!

Consumed => “How to Speed Up Your Site With YSlow and Page Speed” by Scott Gilbertson on WebMonkey.com.