View Full Version : Please look at my site!

07-12-2007, 09:16 PM
PLease have a look at my Home page
http://www.eastbridgfordtennisclub.co.uk (http://eastbridgfordtennisclub.co.uk/)
It is under construction and still needs the text adding but I need someone to tell me why the images load up seperately and not as a whole page together.
I have optimized the images and they are hardly large in size and the other elements are rollovers done in fireworks. Hardly a memory intensive page.
Is it anything o do with jpg's and gif's?
Please help me!!!

07-12-2007, 09:29 PM
Forgot to add they come up pretty slow too!

07-12-2007, 09:29 PM
Each image, and you've got many of them, is a separate request to the server from the browser, so they'll be displayed as they load. Most of your images should be done with HTML and CSS though, I don't really see the reason why you would have them images. If you change that it will load much, much faster.

If you want to keep these elements images instead, you can't do very much more to optimize them I think, it looks like they come as fast as your host can serve them, maybe opt in for a better/faster hosting plan?

07-12-2007, 09:58 PM
How do i do them in HTML or CSS?
which is easiest?

07-13-2007, 12:00 AM
You have to use both.
Text is 'tagged' with HTML. For example a paragraph:
<p>This is a paragraph</p>

Then you use CSS to style it:
p {margin: 5px; font-weight: bold; color: green;}

You should read through some tutorials on web standards and HTML/CSS. The way you're doing it now looks ok on the outside, but is inaccessible for users, other systems (like search engines) etc 8) You'll have to get to this point one way or the other, so might as well start now :)