Web Source Web Design Tips - Decreasing A Website's Load Time

Written by Shelley Lowery

The main page of your web site should load in 8 seconds or less with a 56K modem.

According to two recent surveys, conducted by Forrester Research and Gartner Group, ecommerce sites are losing $1.1 to $1.3 billion in revenue each year due to customers click- away caused by slow loading sites.

Tips for keeping your load time down:

- Avoid large, slow loading graphics

- Avoid using too many graphics and/or banners

Web Source Web Design Tips - Using META Tags to Prevent Browser Cache

Written by Shelley Lowery

Meta tags are used to give detailed instructions, in regard to a web page, torepparttar Search Engines and browsers.

When visiting a web site, your browser will cache or make a copy ofrepparttar 134683 web site for fasting viewing your next visit. This will prevent your regular visitors from seeing your new content unless they manually reload their browser.

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