Thursday, March 02, 2006

Olympic Blogging Training Event #2

3/2 RESULTS UPDATE:


Today's Test: The faster your blog downloads, the better your chances for the gold. For the details on how to participate in today's event (competition closes at 10 pm), go to the IOBC Headquarters for details on: How Long to Load Your Blog.

Here are my results:
Warning! Warning! Will Robinson!
(I'm going for the Bronze.)

TOTAL_OBJECTS - Warning! The total number of objects on this page is 99 - consider reducing this to a more reasonable number. Combine, refine, and optimize your external objects. Replace graphic rollovers with CSS rollovers to speed display and minimize HTTP requests.

TOTAL_IMAGES - Warning! The total number of images on this page is 68 , consider reducing this to a more reasonable number. Combine, refine, and optimize your graphics. Replace graphic rollovers with CSS rollovers to speed display and minimize HTTP requests.

TOTAL_SIZE - Warning! The total size of this page is 518895 bytes, which will load in 104.21 seconds on a 56Kbps modem. Consider reducing total page size to less than 30K to achieve sub eight second response times on 56K connections. Pages over 100K exceed most attention thresholds at 56Kbps, even with feedback.

Connection Rate & Download Times:
14.4K ~ 402.97 seconds
28.8K ~ 201.88 seconds
33.6K ~ 173.16 seconds
56K ~ 104.21 seconds
ISDN 128K ~ 32.47 seconds
T1 1.44Mbps ~ 3.55 seconds

Okay, Basil, how do I implement all that advice I don't understand? lol, lgp
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