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.
Posts about Content Delivery Networks
  • Facebook Begins Prefetching to Improve Mobile Site Speed

    … to improve mobile experience. Today, we’re introducing prefetching—preloading mobile content in the Facebook in-app browser before a link is tapped. This can shorten mobile site load time by 29 percent, or 8.5 seconds, improving the experience and decreasing the risk of site abandonment. Learn more about prefetching, especially if you use third-party tag…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Facebook- 16 readers -
  • 8 Must Have WordPress Plugins for 2015

    … (which you should), Yoast’s SEO plugin is simply the best and easiest plugin to get your site instantly optimized. The plugin is free, but he also includes several other premium WordPress plugins that I highly recommend you check out. Amazon S3 and CloudFront There are now several good choices for content delivery networks (CDNs). However, my personal…

    Jon Henshaw/ Raven Blog- 29 readers -
  • Using "Mobile" Tools in Your SEO Strategy

    … "By Device Category" breakout in Google Analytics to better understand how frequently your site users are entering via a mobile device. Being privy to several Google Analytics accounts within the last few years, I see sites showing that between 15 and 40 percent of all site organic traffic is entering the site either through the mobile device category…

    Josh Mccoy/ Search Engine Watchin SEO- 10 readers -
  • 7 Most Effective Ways to Speed Up Your WordPress Website

    … speed if implemented appropriately. Here are some of the most popular Content Delivery Networks: MaxCDN – This CDN is the industry standard when it comes to WordPress CDN services. I use this service on most of my websites. Amazon CloudFront – This is the service that is used by sites like Imdb and 9Gag. CloudFare – It is a free content…

    SEO Hacker Blogin Social Google Blogging- 12 readers -
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