Even though most internet connections are getting faster, it's become increasingly important to build faster, smarter, and more light-weight websites. Yahoo and Google now factor load speeds into their rankings, which makes it even more important.
In order for a website to load quickly it must be built correctly from the ground up. Images, scripts, stylesheets, codes, etc all must be optimized for the web. I'm not going to get into building a fast site from the ground up, rather, I want to discuss a few ways that you can speed up your site without changing any code.