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A Quick Guide to Multi-CDNs: What to Consider, What Kind to Deploy

According to market estimates, the CDN market will grow to $12.6 billion by 2019, with North America expected to be the largest in terms of revenue contribution. (As of 2014, the CDN market was at $3.71 billion.) What does this have to do with multi-CDNs? Quite simply, the need for quick content delivery is growing. […]

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How BuySellAds Went From 0 to 2+ Billion Ad Impressions Per Month

MaxCDN is proud to present #MaxScale, our new series that takes an in-depth look at how enterprise-level tech companies handle scale at the highest levels of bandwidth, storage, analysis and more. In this installment, we chat with BuySellAds founder Todd Garland. BuySellAds is an advertising software and services company based in Boston, MA, founded by […]

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How to restrict anything but MaxCDN to your origin

If you are serving files that are used by multiple third-party websites around the web then security is something very important for you and you need to ensure that these websites will be serving their users what they expect. To do that one of the best solutions would be to create a black box origin […]

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MaxCDN at GamesCom Germany

GamesCom – Celebrate the Games   –   August 14-17, 2014 Come join our MaxCDN team in Cologne Germany for GamesCom, the gamers conference. This event is a large scale program featuring interactive gaming. We will be there to answer your Content Delivery Network (CDN) questions. We can be located in the Games Industry Business Lounge – Hall […]

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MaxCDN at Velocity 2014 Santa Clara

Come join us at Velocity Santa Clara, a conference focused on web performance and speed. We will be attending and exhibiting on June 24-26. Stop by our booth #621 for some great swag and meet some fun people.  Need to charge your devices? We will have a charging station on hand. Yep, we’re that thoughtful. Our […]

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Purge your MaxCDN Cache with GitHub Services

MaxCDN has recently added a GitHub Service allowing for automatic cache purging on code updates. Here’s a brief overview of how to setup this service. Before You Start Before getting started you’ll need the following information at hand. Your “Company Alias”, “Consumer Key” and “Consumer Secret”, obtained from your MaxCDN Account API Page. Your “Zone […]

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Better Image SEO with Canonical Headers

Customers often ask us if having the same image on different servers could impact SEO. We now have an official answer, as Google blogged about image indexing: Q: “Is it a problem if my images can be found on multiple domains or subdomains I own — for example, CDNs or related sites?” Generally, the best […]

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Load balancing multiple CDNs or how jsDelivr works

Don’t Know jsDelivr? You will. If you’re not in the know, jsDelivr is a free and public CDN that offers hosting for developers at no cost. It’s a lot like Google Hosted Libraries, but with more projects and freedom. Anyone can submit a library for hosting on this CDN. It’s fast with multiple points of […]

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How To Improve Your SEO With Robots.txt and Canonical Headers

Search engine crawlers (aka spiders or bots), scan your site and index whatever they can. This happens whether you like it or not, and you might not like sensitive or autogenerated files, such as internal search results, showing up on Google. Fortunately, crawlers check for a robots.txt file at the root of the site. If it’s there, […]

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How To Reduce Image Size With WebP Automagically

This guest post is by Adam Bradley, founder and developer of CDN Connect. He specializes in image optimization, resizing, content-aware cropping, and responsive web design, with the goal of keeping content strategies and workflows simple. tl;dr Browsers may use the Accept header to indicate supported content types. This lets you serve optimized images to minimize bandwidth and improve […]

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