The Pros and Cons of Web Server Caching

In the early days of the web, site traffic was pretty straightforward. If a person accessed a page and/or images, the web server would display the static content and use bandwidth proportionate to the size of the files. As the web evolved, however, dynamic content became more prominent and today, dominates the web. Accessing a […]

Using Apache Expires Headers to Save Bandwidth

Apache HTTP Server is by far the most widely-used web server on the Internet. ┬áChances are, your Linux or Unix-like dedicated server runs it to serve up websites to the public. ┬áDoing this uses bandwidth, and there is no way to get around it in principle, but you can take some steps to minimize the […]

Manage Web Images with ImageMagick

ImageMagick is a powerful software suite that gives users the ability to create, manipulate, and process images in a variety of formats, including JPEG, TIFF, and PNG. It comes with a collection of command line tools for batch image conversion and many other tasks. It also serves as a frontend for a […]