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Learn
  • Make your websites much faster by minimizing HTTP requests
  • Reduce bandwidth using the Content Delivery Network
  • Learn to set up CSS sprites
  • Make your website at least twice as fast using Apache mod_pagespeed
  • Make Ajax cacheable
  • Set up caches to serve contents faster
  • Make your websites W3C compliant by following proper HTML standards
About

PageSpeed is an important aspect of web design and site management. It is a Google measure of how well the site performs to technical measurements. PageSpeed can be measured using Google’s own tool or a browser plugin. It is used to score sites in indices, and is important from a UI view as it forms a large part of the success of your site.

Instant PageSpeed Optimization is a practical, hands-on guide that provides you with a number of clear, step-by-step exercises, which will help you to take advantage of the real power that is behind web optimization techniques, and give you a good grounding in using it in your websites.

The book explores topics like HTML standards used for optimization, minifying scripts, and taking care of images, and solves the common errors that users do unknowingly. It will take you through a number of clear, practical recipes that will help you to take advantage of all the possible technologies to make your websitess efficient, fast, and accurate. You will not only learn basic standards to optimize your websites, but you will also learn some advanced level methods such as Apache handling, Flush methods, making AJAX cacheable, setting up browser caches, and reducing image size using CSS sprites.


If you want to take advantage of all the necessary methods to make your website faster and efficient, then this book is a must-have.

Features
  • Learn something new in an Instant! A short, fast, focused guide delivering immediate results
  • Optimize website using HTML standard protocols
  • Enhance user response by minimizing HTTP requests
  • Optimize images using CSS sprites and minify scripts
Page Count 62
Course Length 1 hours 51 minutes
ISBN 9781849697330
Date Of Publication 24 Sep 2013

Authors

Sanjeev Jaiswal

Sanjeev Jaiswal is a computer graduate with 5 years of industrial experience. He basically uses Perl and GNU/Linux for his day-to-day work. He also teaches Drupal and WordPress CMS to bloggers. He first developed an interest in web application penetration testing in 2013; he is currently working on projects involving penetration testing, source code review, and log analysis, where he provides the analysis and defense of various kinds of web-based attacks.

Sanjeev loves teaching technical concepts to engineering students and IT professionals and has been teaching for the last 6 years in his leisure time. He founded Alien Coders (http://www.aliencoders.org), based on the learning through sharing principle for computer science students and IT professionals in 2010, which became a huge hit in India among engineering students.

He usually uploads technical videos on YouTube under the Alien Coders tag. He has got a huge fan base at his site because of his simple but effective way of teaching and his philanthropic nature toward students. You can follow him on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/aliencoders and on Twitter at @aliencoders.

He wrote Instant PageSpeed Optimization, Packt Publishing, and looks forward to authoring or reviewing more books for Packt Publishing and other publishers.