If you have ever ran a website, you may have ran into the issue in which you have ran out of bandwidth and either you get overcharged like hell or you get cut off. Well, lucky enough there are quite a few ways that you are able to save bandwidth and you can see quite alot of these being applied on Tweaked for your Pleasure. So here are Snat’s tips to being a cheap arse and saving bandwidth.
This goes without saying. Use compression. If you are using a major CMS or forum script, chances are you are able to just setup compression within the control panel. All you have to do is setup compression (such as gzip) and it will help you save bandwidth quite alot. There is a trade off in that this will use more CPU usage which may piss your web host off but in most cases it won’t. Continue reading →
Just read the quotes below and tell me if you have ever said it or heard it.
Hi, do you know what has happened to XXXXX webhost. They have been down for 10 days and I ain’t heard anything.
I HAEV LOSTED AL MAH DATA AS MAH WEBHOST WENT DOWN WUT CAN I DO
Does anyone know what happened to XXX Datacenter ?
This is a very common thing that I hear and I will only hear it more during the summer. Nowadays that anyone can setup a website and host one but very often people will choose a free web host that is setup due to some teenager being bored during the summer. Continue reading →