When ever we need fast Internet connection, we usually opt for a broadband connection which offers higher speed and it’s a good practice. Though, very few people are aware of the fact that at times, even using Faster broadband connection you might not get great speed. Specially, in the case when you are browsing or using torrents. This usually happens because of DNS (Domain name system) provided by your ISP. One, easy way to get rid of this scenerio is by using Public DNS servers like OpenDNS or Google DNS. We have also, talked about DNS benchmark which let you test which DNS will help you to improve internet speed and today, we will look into open DNS. What is OpenDNS: Open DNS is a service which offers free and premium DNS for any organization or individual to enhance security. Their prmium DNS helps you to load pages faster and also avoid loading malicious pages. Open DNS comes with many features like, Domain blocking, typo correction, secure DNS and offers botnet protection. … [Read more...] about Change DNS server to Improve Internet Speed
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The Arknights Awakening Alpha test started last week and I was glad that I was able to sneak my way into the test. A lot of people didn't really expect a Tower Defense themed game judging from the art alone. The genre alone rarely appears in today's gaming market and is fairly rare! I had some fun with the Alpha test the music was great, clean UI, the art is amazing, and the maps gradually became a lot harder over time. The game does have some resemblance to Girls Frontline with the cutesy characters and awesome artwork. You can evolve your characters in Arknights and their artwork would change into something super pretty as seen in my gameplay video below. They will also unlock some more passives or active skills upon evolution. There are three ways to earn characters in the game and that is through the story mode, Gacha, and the manufacturer or recruit mode. Most of my 5-star characters came from Gacha. The unit rarity didn't really matter much because the higher star units … [Read more...] about STEPARU News, Reviews, Previews & Information for Foreign Games Arknights Alpha Test Preview an Upcoming Anime TD Game
WordPress is the most popular blogging platform and hence used by millions of website owners and bloggers around the globe. As per the WordPress Stats infographic available on Yoast.com website, by March 2012, more than 72 million websites are proudly using WordPress as their CMS. Today WordPress is used for creating personal and professional blogs and fully functional professional websites. And if you want to know why we need to speed up WordPress blogs, below are some solid reasons which will convince you about the same. Table of Contents Why We Need to Speed Up WordPress Blogs? There can be lots of issues that are slowing down your WordPress blogs. You need to speed up your WordPress blogs and the reasons for doing so are mentioned below. These reasons will apply to all standard websites along with WordPress blogs. Speed As a Ranking Factor on Google Sometime back, Google included page speed as one of rankings factor in its search ranking algorithms. So if you have faster loading … [Read more...] about Ultimate Guide to Speed Up WordPress Load Time
First there there was Google Panda that penalized low quality websites and then after a year there came Google Penguin which penalized websites that violated Google’s webmaster guidelines. In 2010 Matt Cutts (head of Google’s Webspam team) announced that Google is incorporating site speed in search ranking. It literally means that websites that load faster will be ranked higher than sites which are slow. Google’s philosophy is that faster websites create happy users and it improves the user experience. It appears like patience is a virtue but not for web users as New York Times reports that an eye blink is just too long to wait for impatient web users. And Google’s advice was We encourage you to start looking at your site’s speed — not only to improve your ranking in search engines, but also to improve everyone’s experience on the Internet. I ignored their advice as I was focusing on content, design, and other stuff. But last month I became … [Read more...] about How To Check The Page Speed Score & Performance Of A Web Page
Have you started seeing traffic coming from GoogleWeblight in your stats? If yes, you are not alone, as many webmasters around the globe have noticed the same. You will keep seeing more of traffic coming from GoogleWeblight, and in this article I will share everything a blogger & a webmaster need to know about this latest addition by Google. GoogleWeblight is an initiative by Google to improve the browsing experience of millions of users who are on slow internet speed. Typically for countries like Indonesia, India & Brazil where a majority of users are on 2G or very slow internet connection. It is also being called as Streamlined lite version of mobile search. This feature will work only on Android devices & on chrome browser. Whenever a user is using Google search on Android powered Chrome browser, and the browser detects the slow connection, the lite version of mobile search will automatically kick-in. It will transcode the page to light version, and will help … [Read more...] about GoogleWebLight For Slow Internet – What It meant for Bloggers?