Content Delivery Networks

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.
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    … Facebook announced Wednesday that it will begin prefetching, or preloading advertiser sites, in order to boost its mobile performance and ease users’ frustration with slow load times. The social network also revealed in a Facebook for Business post that website landing page speed will become a factor in deciding which ads to show in order…

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  • Using "Mobile" Tools in Your SEO Strategy

    … tag from the desktop/standard page to the mobile page version. Robots.txt exclusion of the mobile page versions if the mobile site resides in a site folder, ex. /m/. Mobile Style Sheets: HTTP Vary caching is not working effectively due to use of certain content delivery networks. Not including multiple user-agent strings as well as updating these…

    Josh Mccoy/ Search Engine Watchin SEO- 9 readers -
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