Suggestion that will reduce server load/bandwidth usage

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  1. Kevin P

    Kevin P Screenwriter

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    When I browse HTF, I often use the Back button on my browser to return from whence I came--e.g. from a thread to the thread list, or from a thread list back to the forum list. However, I've noticed that the Back button appears to force another page request from the server instead of simply redisplaying the cached page like on most sites.

    If it's possible to change this, so cached pages are displayed when going back, it would not only reduce the load on the server, it will make browsing faster and more pleasant, and it may even make it possible to put off a server upgrade for another month or two.

    What do you think?

    Thanks... KJP
     
  2. Cees Alons

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  3. Dave H

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    Not directly related to Kevin's comments, but I have noticed the site has been slower the last several weeks. I was just curious if the server load is becoming a problem again.
     
  4. Nigel McN

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    I get the same as kevin, that is why I don't browse the board that way.
     
  5. Ronald Epstein

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    Server load is definatly becoming a problem again.

    We are signing up new members at record pace
    these days.
     
  6. Jack Briggs

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    And on our way to becoming the biggest home theater-related site on the Internet.
     
  7. Brian Johnson

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    When I hit "BACK" my page will not reload. Maybe check your browser setttings. But yes, a great suggestion...
     
  8. Michael*K

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    When I saw the title of this thread, I thought it would have dealt with a more definitive way to reduce server bandwidth...end the free publicity for that bloated mess known as the Lord of the Rings trilogy. [​IMG]
     

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