[Zope-dev] beta.zope.org (www.zope.org relaunch project)

Andreas Jung lists at zopyx.com
Tue May 10 13:22:50 EDT 2011

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William Heymann wrote:
> On Monday 09 May 2011, Andreas Jung wrote:
>> Hi there,
>> I am happy to announce that we have made progress
>> with the zope.org relaunch project. The first public
>> version of the new site is now available under
>> http://beta.zope.org
> Some technical things I have noted for the site that would increase the site 
> speed.
> The server does not seem to currently be gzipping the content this makes the 
> page FAR larger then it should be. This is usually a trivial change on most 
> webservers.
> Many of the resources like the javascript look like they have a unique key, if 
> that is the case the expiration time and the cache-control maxage should be 
> set WAY out in the future. When set far out in the future the browser will not 
> even make a connection to see if the content has changed. 
> If possible the images used in the css at least should also get some kind of 
> versioned urls so they can also be cached indefinitely and just change the 
> urls when the data changes.
> The page would also be faster and lower load if some of those stylesheets 
> could be combined.
> You can get this information using yslow for firefox.
> Mostly I just want the site to run faster for new and returning users since 
> the old site can be pretty slow at times and most of the changes should be 
> fairly minor.

The current setup is a default Plone installation. All page loads take
less than 0.5 seconds for me and the default caching seems to work fine
for me. But there is room for improvements...nothing I care about much
at the current state.

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