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Is the site responding faster?

Faster
9
25%
Slower
7
19%
Same
7
19%
CBH
13
36%
 
Total votes : 36

Site speed / issues

Postby Aergis » Fri Apr 06, 2012 5:53 pm

Running a quick poll, just made some changes and want to know if it impacted anything.
For the poll, I referring to today and on.
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Re: Site speed / issues

Postby KysenMurrin » Sat Apr 07, 2012 12:45 am

Can't really say as to the speed (only thing I'd notice is if the really long threads (successes, frustrations, etc) stopped sometimes taking 20-30 seconds to open, and that doesn't happen every time so hard to say), but I'm noticing when I open some pages I'm seeing a flash of the content with no style sheet for a second before it finishes loading which is... odd, but not a problem.
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Re: Site speed / issues

Postby Kelaan » Sat Apr 07, 2012 4:51 pm

I see it too. It's really annoying (Chrome, current version), as it causes a double entry in the history, so back buttons Don't Work Right.
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Re: Site speed / issues

Postby bldavis » Sat Apr 07, 2012 5:38 pm

i havent noticed a change, other than the one kysen mentioned, i have to sometimes refresh the page when looking at the super long threads
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Re: Site speed / issues

Postby Aergis » Sat Apr 07, 2012 8:46 pm

Hm, I can't seem to make this happen on chrome 18.0.1025.151
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Re: Site speed / issues

Postby Aubade » Sun Apr 08, 2012 12:36 am

I haven't noticed anything, but I'm on a crappppppy computer right now.
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Re: Site speed / issues

Postby KysenMurrin » Sun Apr 08, 2012 2:20 am

Hmm, something different now, the site's actually causing my whole browser (Firefox 11.0) to hang up for a second or two sometimes on loading new pages. Mostly when I first come to the site, seems to stop after I've been browsing around a while.
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Re: Site speed / issues

Postby Shoju » Mon Apr 09, 2012 8:54 am

I've noticed a speed improvement. I haven't really been on site much since mid last week, so I'm unsure
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Re: Site speed / issues

Postby Amirya » Tue Apr 10, 2012 6:50 pm

I'm the opposite, I've noticed a significant delay now. I believe it's related to the banner ads - they are now the one thing that takes 30+ seconds to load.

(I also haven't donated to get rid of them because, the last time I checked, I was unable to donate directly and was required to sign up with PayPal.)
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Re: Site speed / issues

Postby Aergis » Tue Apr 10, 2012 8:50 pm

I've noticed the same, not sure why that's happening, the rest of the site is being cached on a CDN so it's much quicker, but somehow that's messing with the iframes, I guess.

However, to your advantage, the rest of the page loads while the banner is empty for 30 seconds, correct?
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Re: Site speed / issues

Postby Amirya » Tue Apr 10, 2012 9:04 pm

Kind of. The whole browser just freezes for about 30 seconds, I can't change browser tabs or anything. But when the banner starts moving again, the whole site is loaded.
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Re: Site speed / issues

Postby Aergis » Tue Apr 10, 2012 9:12 pm

Well that's not ok then.
For me everything works fine but the ad isn't there until it loads, no hindrance on performance.
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Re: Site speed / issues

Postby Sabindeus » Wed Apr 11, 2012 8:28 am

Seems pretty fast to me.
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Re: Site speed / issues

Postby Nikachelle » Wed Apr 11, 2012 8:29 am

I've noticed no change, personally.
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Re: Site speed / issues

Postby KysenMurrin » Wed Apr 11, 2012 9:15 am

Amirya wrote:Kind of. The whole browser just freezes for about 30 seconds, I can't change browser tabs or anything. But when the banner starts moving again, the whole site is loaded.

This is pretty much what happens to me, too, though I hadn't connected it to the ad banners. The first time I visit the site there's a pretty long freeze. It freezes for a few seconds on other pages after that, but eventually stops doing it.
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