By (author unknown) on February 9, 2011
I’ve been getting madder and madder about the increasing use of dorky web
links; for example,
twitter.com/timbray has become
Others have too; see
Breaking the Web with hash-bangs
Going Postel. It dawns on me
that a word of explanation might be in order for those who normally don’t
worry about all the bits and pieces lurking inside a Web address.
By Kyle Baxter on January 4, 2011
Google isn’t a web application company—they’re an advertising company. That’s what they do best, and that’s what drives their company. Of Google’s $23.6 billion of revenue in 2009, all but $760 million of it was derived from advertising, and nearly 70 percent of it was from Google’s own websites.
By adam.wulf on January 4, 2011
By Maile Ohye on November 3, 2010
Webmaster Level: All
So today, we’re introducing a module for the Apache HTTP Server called mod_pagespeed to perform many speed optimizations automatically. We’re starting with more than 15 on-the-fly optimizations that address various aspects of web performance, including optimizing caching, minimizing client-server round trips and minimizing payload size. We’ve seen mod_pagespeed reduce page load times by up to 50% (an average across a rough sample of sites we tried) — in other words, essentially speeding up websites by about 2x, and sometimes even faster.
Here are a few simple optimizations that are a pain to do manually, but that mod_pagespeed excels at:
By MikeCP on September 29, 2010
By randfish on September 6, 2010