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Performance Tips for HTML Authors

Here are some ways that HTML authors can help improve the download time for their files.

Make It Easy on the Server

When composing HTML, try to keep pathnames short, both in number of directories in the path and in the length of each directory name.

You can scale static content easily by partitioning the content across multiple servers and using HTML links to the different servers. To start out partitioning, consider using one server for images, another for HTML, another for applets, etc. Also keep in mind that your HTML can easily refer to other web sites for embedded content, which entirely removes the load from your servers but creates a dependency on the other servers and makes for thorny copyright issues. The Gamelan (


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