How Does It Work?
When a web developer [...]
How quickly a website loads can have a major impact on how successful that site is. Studies have shown that users don’t want to wait for a slow page to load, even when it’s a site they want to visit. If it takes more than a few seconds, they’re likely to close the page and go to another. For ecommerce sites, that results in lost sales.
What can companies do to prevent this? The first step in fixing slow [...]
For years, the basic way to host and share media files was with a standard web server. You uploaded the files to the server, then users downloaded these files, either viewing them online or saving them to their computers. Today, though, there’s a new way of sharing media files: a Content Delivery Network or CDN.
First, let’s look at how one of these servers actually works. Instead of storing your media on a single server, CDN storage actually makes [...]