One of the best ways to improve the load time of your website is by reducing requests. We took a look at some effective and easy-to-implement techniques to help you achieve speedy load times. We discussed sprite sheets and how they take a bunch of requests and turn them into one request. The next topic that we touched on was combining files.
Server-side optimization is also a great place to make some improvements. It makes use of compression to decrease the size of your content being received from the server.
We talked about some more server-side optimization, and then we mentioned AppCache, which is another excellent method to improve your website's performance.
In the next chapter, we will talk about a very important topic; testing.