Сertainly, era of dial-up modems has gone and modern broadband internet made almost all sites loaded in a seconds.However, there are several reasons why you should still worry about every byte of size of your company or personal blog size.
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You know how boring can be site upload over and over again. Site is like a house pet, always needs some attention and after each change it should be uploaded to the Web vie FTP. Even doing this over and over again it is easy to make a mistake a miss one important file, so site can become malfunction.
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