July 30, 2015 | Josh DeWald
If you prize security and believe milliseconds count, you’re gonna love this: MaxCDN now supports OCSP stapling, a method your users’ browsers can use to quickly and safely determine if your SSL certificate is valid. This is yet another release (remember HSTS?) that helps our customers make secure connections fast. There have been rumors about... Read More
July 28, 2015 | Esteban Borges
July 27, 2015 | Aleksandar Matic
When choosing a CDN to deliver your web content, various factors need to be taken into consideration: the reliability of the network, the audience the CDN serves, and the ease of integrating the CDN into your web service. But to many, one of the most important factors is speed, or how fast the CDN delivers... Read More
July 19, 2015 | Robert Gibb
Multi-CDN has been a hot topic of discussion in 2015. It’s also often the path to reducing content delivery costs and gaining more confidence in your CDN strategy. But lower CDN bills and better performance? It seems too good to be true. However, since load balancing services have become available, it’s actually very possible, and... Read More
July 8, 2015 | Robert Gibb
We’ve been covering HTTP/2 since its introduction as SPDY. And now that the HTTP/2 specification has been published, service providers, software vendors, and network administrators are gradually rolling out support for it. MaxCDN will start supporting HTTP/2 around the time when Nginx – the web server we use – begins supporting it at the end... Read More
July 1, 2015 | Andre Newman
The web is dominated by images. As of June 2015, images account for 63% of the average web page’s size. Despite this, many websites tend to poorly optimize their images. Image optimization not only reduces the size and complexity of a web page, but it can vastly improve the way users experience a website. Guy... Read More
June 23, 2015 | David Henzel
Imagine this: Your business is on trial and you as the company’s representative and dedicated employee are being questioned. Your business is innocent of what it’s on trial for, but that doesn’t matter right now. The time has come for total transparency. You’re on the stand and you can’t lie. The questions come: Question one... Read More
June 20, 2015 | Justin Dorfman
MaxCDN is proud to present #MaxScale, our new series that takes an in-depth look at how growing tech companies handle scale at the highest levels of bandwidth, storage, analysis and more. In this installment, we chat with jQuery Executive Director Kris Borchers. The jQuery Foundation is a 501(c)(6) nonprofit trade association devoted to improving the... Read More
June 10, 2015 | Nirav Dave
This is a guest post from Nirav Dave, founder of Capsicum Mediaworks and creator of the infographic featured below. To date, this is the most comprehensive WordPress checklist MaxCDN has come across that’s also easy to follow. One of the first problems we faced at our digital agency while working with WordPress was the lack... Read More
| Andre Newman
HTML5 is changing the way we interact with websites. From new media formats to graphics that take advantage of hardware, HTML5 is shrinking the performance gap between web apps and native apps. But even though HTML5 adds many performance-boosting features, many devices are left struggling to run even the most basic modern websites. In this... Read More
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