HTTP Caching And Cache Validation Over HTTP/1.1

Most of the resources of an HTML page don’t change from day to day. Yesterday’s CSS files are probably the same ones in place today. The same is true for any included Javascript files. I’m also guessing you don’t swap out images on web pages all that often either. So why make browsers download all these resources again the next time they visit the page?

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The Performance Of HTTP Requests Over HTTP/1.1

How much do you know about HTTP? I’m sure you know it’s at the front of every URL, whether you type it or not, but do you know what version of HTTP your site uses or the difference in performance by switching to HTTPS?

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