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How to speed up the time to the first byte and what are the causes of a long TTFB? Main causes are network and server-side and I will focus on server-side causes. I’m not covering any CMS here but you can try to apply some of these techniques starting from how to interpret the browser …

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I use YSlow to check a Drupal site performance. Here some tips to get an A with Drupal 5.x. Step 1: Fewer HTTP requests: Aggregate CSS (/admin/settings/performance) Aggregate JS with Javascript Aggregator (experimental). To avoid JavaScript errors in some modules (i.e. TinyMCE), you can use the dirscard list patch by derjochenmeyer on the dev version …

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