[development] websiteoptimization.com css size

andre mcsparkerton at yahoo.co.uk
Thu Jan 5 13:58:48 UTC 2006

Piotr Krukowiecki wrote:
> My whole front page is 29.5KB, and 17.1KB is used by CSS files (10.6KB by
> drupal.css and 6.4KB by bluemarine/style.css). The sizes are for compressed
> content.
> Do we really need so (relatively) large CSS files in default theme?

CSS files are, of course, cached client side on the very first page view 
and *Shouldn't* be downloaded time and time again.  Yes they can be 
large - and could use some pruning - but its not a real performance issue.


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