In this article i will try to explain you how you can increase your internet speed on your computer or in simple browsing heavy sites on slow connections. I personally had faced this problem, so i’m giving you advice of a experienced expert. I am telling you some points which can boost up your internet speed on your internet connection.
Why Does Many Websites Takes a Lot Of Time To Load?
1. Browse Important Websites On Mobiles Versions:
Big, famous and useful websites has there mobile friendly website versions, we’re going to use those website versions for browsing heavy sites. Most of the useful websites have mobile versions which can be accessed by computer too. Here are some important website, which i regularly visit daily or in ours.
Facebook Mobile: http://m.facebook.com
Twitter Mobile: http://mobile.twitter.com
eBay Mobile: http://m.ebay.in
YouTube On Mobile (Third Party site), no login required: http://www.tubget.com
Gmail For Slow Connections: http://mail.google.com
See, For browsing gmail on slow connections, here’s what to do, log in to your gmail account and be attentive when you click the sigin button, when your sign-in starts you’ll get a page like this below image
2. Disable Images, and Popups In Your Browser:
Whenever images are loaded on your computer, they first downloaded in your browser (Hidden) and after they becomes live to you. When you blocks images on your browser, you only gets a raw HTML page, which loads quite a bit faster as compared to the images attached one. Here’s how to disable images in Google chrome:
1. Go to settings > Show Advanced Options.
2. After you click Advanced options you’ll get more options, just choose the first one Content Settings under privacy.
3. Now a popup will open, scroll it and click on Do not show any images and save it.
Now how to disable popups in Google chrome:
4. Scroll more in the same settings explained above, scroll more and click on Do not allow any site to show pop-ups (recommended) and then save the settings, don’t worry about your settings, you can reset them after you got a high speed connection.
3. Disable Your Reserved Bandwidth (Windows Only):
Do you know that your computer eats 20% of your internet speed for updating windows software’s, whenever you connect the internet your computer automatically starts the updates of your software’s without informing you. You can take the example of Microsoft media player, it automatically updates, picasa, McAfee Antivirus for updates. Here’s an video for disabling reserved bandwidth in windows:
Advertisements also one of the major factor which slows your internet connection, you can disable all the advertisements in your browsers using an ad blocker named chrome extension. Here’s an how to guide for hiding ads in your browser.
5. Use Cache Link:
When searching for web pages on Google, you can click the “Cache” link to view the text version of a web page stored in the Google Cache. Alternatively, install this GM script as it adds a “cached text only” link near every “Cached” link on Google Search pages.
If you don’t want to spoil your web surfing experience by stripping images and other graphic elements from a web page, get Opera Turbo. It will first fetch the requested web page on to its own server and then send it to your machine in a compressed format. Opera Turbo won’t change the layout of a web site but can lower the image resolution so that they load faster on slow Internet.