[thelist] web hosting, how to reduce bandwidth usage??

Lachlan Cannon luminosity at members.evolt.org
Wed Jan 22 21:32:14 CST 2003

Chris W. Parker wrote:
> 2. use css to style the website and link to the css file from within
> each page.
> 2a. after writing a css file you can use a perl script (such as the one
> i have been working on for the past few days) to remove all unneccessary
> characters. comments, line breaks, and superfluous spaces/tabs are all
> removed.

An even bigger saving for text is to get mod_gzip installed on your
server (assuming you're using apache), or a similar solution for iis. I
don't know why more people don't use it, considering the huge amounts of
bandwidth it'd save.
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