Combine And Minify JS and CSS To Optimize Website Speed

Combining And Minifying JS and CSS Can Optimize Your Website Speed

On a website, sometimes the largest files are the javascript (JS) and the cascading style sheets (CSS). There also tends to be many of them due to the different applications and components that make your website functional. Each of them count as an additional HTTP request needed by the browser. For example, if you have 10 JS files and 10 CSS files that are needed, then there will be a total of 20 individual requests just for JS and CSS. 

HT Access File Website Speed Optimization

Improving Website Performance By Optimizing Your HTAccess File

One of the lesser known optimization methods for improving website loading speed is to work on a file that lives on your server. This special file is called the .htaccess file. This is usually a hidden file (hence the "." before the name of the file. Placing a dot before the file name will hide the file from regular viewing, so you will need to make sure your host or your FTP software can see hidden files like this. This file is hidden for good reason. It can break your website in an instant if used improperly. 

Website Caching For Decreased Loading Times. 

Caching is the saving of specific elements on your website so they do not need to be "re-built". This can be very effective in speeding up your website as these elements do not need to be regenerated.

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