Load time matters
Imagine waiting 18 seconds for a page to load (on a high-speed connection) — not just the home page, but any inside page of a website. Pretty frustrating, right? Having bad load times makes a huge difference to your customers. I helped a new client reduce page load time from 19 seconds to 3 seconds.
A case study for load time
I am the new webmaster for a website, and it was having some issues: it was taking far too long to load the page.
Just over one hour later, I was able to reduce the load time considerably:
Is your website loading slowly?
I can recommend changes to your site. Let me know if you need help. Also, you can learn more about how to improve your load speed from Yahoo!
3 replies on “Load time improvements”
Amazon Link Enhance Code – in Thesis,where does this code get placed only once instead of placing it on every page you post?
<img src=”http://www.assoc-amazon.com/s/noscript?tag=artsu-20″ alt=”” />
It works in my sidebar widget, but not on my post page unless I add the above code.
If you want to show the code only on specific pages, you need to add some code to the Thesis theme’s `custom` folder. There, you will add this to the custom_functions.php file:
Let me know if this doesn’t work, but it should.
Thanks Zack for taking the time to write all this code out.
I want to have this functionality on all pages/post that I have an Amazon book on so the code in the php file would be for every post and page. Which part of the above code should I copy and paste.?