Content Delivery Network

A content delivery network or content distribution network (CDN) is a large distributed system of servers deployed in multiple data centers across the Internet. The goal of a CDN is to serve content to end-users with high availability and high performance. CDNs serve a large fraction of the Internet content today, including web objects (text, graphics and scripts), downloadable objects (media files, software, documents), applications (e-commerce, portals), live streaming media, on-demand streaming media, and social networks.A CDN operator gets paid by content providers such as media companies and e-commerce vendors for delivering their content to their audience of end-users.
Posts about Content Delivery Network
  • 14 Factors Impacting Your Website Load Speed

    … for any company, so let’s walk through how pages load and where the roadblocks might be. Domain Resolution – When a page is requested, the domain is resolved through a name server. That request is almost instantaneous, but you can always shave a little off the request time by utilizing a managed DNS service. Database Optimization…

    Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blogin Social- 20 readers -
  • How to Launch a WordPress Site that is Optimized for Search

    … not a fan of no-indexing categories. I believe categories are integral in presenting your site’s hierarchy to search engines and we have category pages that rank on broad terms that independent pages wouldn’t stand a chance of. I do tend to noindex tag pages, though. Tags – We noindex tags and do not publish a meta tags element in our themes. BUT, we…

    Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blog- 8 readers -
  • How to Launch a WordPress Site that is Optimized for Search

    … Website hosting – one of the reasons why we migrated to and love Flywheel is the speed of their virtual instances and caching. Managed WordPress hosts are built specifically for WordPress performance and they won’t lead you astray on support like generic hosts do. CDN – If your host doesn’t offer a content delivery network, adding one should…

    Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blog- 28 readers -
  • How to Speed Up Your WordPress Site

    …. Minimize and Minify Your Code, reducing both the number of files that are retrieved and removing any unnecessary space within your HTML, JavaScript and CSS. We’ve been using Autoptimize to do this and it’s worked well – we have sometimes had to adjust which scripts were loaded and how. Social Media Sharing buttons are a must for any site…

    Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blogin Social Blogging How To's- 30 readers -
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