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How to increase Speed of Website - Part II Use Content Delivery Network (Free)

We have discussed How to increase Speed of Your Website for better Page Rank - SEO - Part I Css Sprites earlier. Now it is Content Delivery Networks(CDN).

Content Delivery Network is a collection of web servers distributed over multiple locations to serve the content more efficiently and faster to the end user.

A content delivery network or content distribution network (CDN) is a system of computers containing copies of data, placed at various points in a network so as to maximize bandwidth for access to the data from clients throughout the network. A client accesses a copy of the data near to the client, as opposed to all clients accessing the same central server, so as to avoid bottleneck near that server. Says Wikipedia

Websites like Google, Yahoo , Twitter etc are using Content Delivery Networks for faster loading. The cost of a Content Delivery Network is very high so that normal users will not able to afford it.

The Free Content Delivery Network The Coral Content Distribution Network can help you here.  Corel CDN is free and easy to use. What you have to do is

1. Append ".nyud.net" to your domain name (to the images, CSS, Javascript urls)

Like if the normal link is /pics/gmmg.jpg make it http://geekiest.net.nyud.net/pics/gmmg.jpg

2. If you are a WordPress user you can use this plug-in for WordPress

 

You may also try some cheap CDNs like

1. NetDNA

2. Voxel's VoxCAST  (You can get a free trial of this site which allow you to use 100GB of usage) to get this fill this application form and submit.

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