Make Web Pages Load Faster

I’ve started using Internet Explorer again as the majority of my readers use IE, so I need to make sure my pages look ok. I found an old page I’d bookmarked which gives clear instructions via video on how to make web pages load faster in both Internet Explorer and Firefox.

If you want to implement the Firefox and Internet Explorer tips quickly without watching the video, then do the following:

Firefox users:

  1. Open firefox
  2. type ‘about:config’ in the address bar
  3. Type ‘network’ in the filter bar
  4. Double click ‘network.http.pipelining’ and set it to ‘TRUE’
  5. Double click ‘pipelining.maxrequests’ and change to a higher value like ’10′
  6. Close Firefox and your pages should now load faster

Internet Explorer users:

  1. Go to ‘Start/Run’ and type ‘regedit’
  3. Expand ‘Software/Microsoft/Windows/Current Version/Internet Settings’
  4. ‘MaxConnectionsPer1_0Server’ and ‘MaxConnectionsPerServer’ indicate the maximum no. of connections per page. Increase the values (DECIMAL) to a higher value, say ’10′
  5. Close IE and your pages should now load faster

To watch the full video, click here

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12 Responses to Make Web Pages Load Faster

  1. kerry April 1, 2011 at 10:21 pm #

    is this saying that if in ie-8 and i select 10 connectionms is after 10 connections it wont load because i went above 10 connextions
    can you fully exolain it so it dont say that

  2. Jbots007 July 2, 2011 at 2:38 pm #

     Expand I can’t find these words ‘MaxConnectionsPer1_0Server’ help