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mod_perl necessary?
I would like to have my dynamic-pages build faster and noticed the discussions that mod_perl brings more speed.

I have categories with 30 links and each link has an image with 3-4kb.
The link.html is customized with <tables> for better design with the images.

It takes some seconds till the category pages will be displayed because of the
<tables> and images.

Now Im not sure if it makes sense to install mod_perl

Michael



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Re: [Michael Skaide] mod_perl necessary? In reply to
Hi Michael:

Tables render 'slowly' on most browsers - particularly when you have them nested. Have you thought of <div> tags and using the 'float' element with your images? If you are showing that many links on a single page (all with images), you will have a very slow load time.

Another option would be to change the number of links on a page to something less - 10 is a good number if you use a lot of images.

A simple equation shows that with 30 links on each page you page size is well over 100K - just for the links and that excludes the rest of your page.

I don't think mod_perl will help you at all in this situation!

Regards,

Clint.
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Re: [Clint] mod_perl necessary? In reply to
>>A simple equation shows that with 30 links on each page you page size is well over 100K <<

No way it would be 100k

A page with 15 links plus tons of other stuff is about 20k

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RedRum: Dec 23, 2001, 6:00 PM
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Re: [Michael Skaide] mod_perl necessary? In reply to
Hi,

You will definately notice a speed improvement in using mod_perl. No question about it. =) Always worthwhile if you can do it.

Cheers,

Alex
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