[development] FYI more drupal.css stuff

Khalid B kb at 2bits.com
Sun Nov 13 16:01:20 UTC 2005

> Can we have some concrete numbers? How many KB is drupal.css and how
> many is everything else?

Here is my case:

drupal.css is 9315 in all cases (4.6.3).

First site
Before compression: 13254
After compression: 11547

Second site:
No compression: 12180
(This confirms that I had to undo the compression for some CSS issue).

On 11/13/05, Khalid B <kb at 2bits.com> wrote:
> > On my servers i have ~20% recurring visits and ~80% one-time visits. So for me it
> > would save 30%*80% = 24%.
> This is something that I observed a long time ago. CSS is often a
> large part of my
> web sites' bandwidth usage. I wrote about that
> One site has .css files taking 10.5 % of the hits, yet 19.6 % of the bandwidth.
> Another site with a different theme has .css as 11 % of hits, and 13.6
> % of bandwidth. That site has more css that the first one, since it
> uses event module which emits its own css.
> Both sites have the css compressed, although I remember the latter one
> having an issue with the compressed version, so I reverted back to the
> normal version.
> I forgot about drupal.css. I will compress that next, and copy it.
> Thanks Piotr for the reminder.

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