[thelist] Web Page Response Times....

Steven Streight steven.streight at gmail.com
Mon Nov 13 21:15:04 CST 2006

I would like to know how to measure the size of my own blog, relative to
page loading times and optimizing download speed. Is there also a chart or
set of guidelines for such evaluations as "900k is a lot for broadband and
impossible for dial up modems to handle"?

On 11/13/06, Bob Meetin <ontheroad at frii.com> wrote:
> Regarding the other discussion, I didn't really get any solid feeding on
> response times.  I 'guessed' when I said 4 seconds as the patience
> factor for high speed connections.  8-10 seconds might be acceptable for
> modem users or even more if they are in dire need of the content.  I
> looked at a site the other day, the audience should be a range of local
> viewers (small local biz).  Currently the home page is over 900K, mostly
> due to 2 images (one a transitional .gif of over 500k).  Seems
> borderline for broadband and impossible for modem.  No median, no
> balance.     -Bob

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