How to parallelize downloads across hostnames in Joomla?

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thebasix
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How to parallelize downloads across hostnames in Joomla?

Postby thebasix » Sun Nov 22, 2015 10:32 pm

So I've tested my website with pingdom and this part is the worst.

So is there a way to improve this "Parallelize downloads across hostnames" part somehow?

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Re: How to parallelize downloads across hostnames in Joomla?

Postby RedEye » Mon Nov 23, 2015 7:48 pm

Sure there is, but you need to know what you're doing here.
What it means is, that your site can be faster if you use sub domains for images/css/js etc. since browsers use a limited number of connections for parallel downloads.
Simple explanation: If that number is 6 and there are 10 images on your site, 4 images have to wait since only 6 are downloaded in parallel.
To improve this here is an example for images, use a specific folder for all your article images, create a sub domain articleimages.example.com and point it to that folder and than load the images over that sub domain instead of your regular domain.

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Re: How to parallelize downloads across hostnames in Joomla?

Postby powerjoe » Thu Dec 21, 2017 3:00 am

@RedEye sorry to bring this old thread up again, but when I put all my article images in a subdomain folder and point my article images to that, will that speed up the load time of the actual website? On one of my websites I have for instance 57 images. Will I see a significant change in loading time?

Once again, sorry for bringing this old thread up again.
Thanks in advance. 8)
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Re: How to parallelize downloads across hostnames in Joomla?

Postby RedEye » Wed Dec 27, 2017 10:42 am

If you will see a "significant" change depends on more than that... image size, your connection speed, etc. etc.
It will help for sure, yes!
You can also take a CDN.

Btw: next time it should be enough to post to a thread, since i not really like reading the same question 6mins later in my private message box... ;)


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