Could someone with a 56K modem please check this site
I've created a site, but I'm being told it takes over a minute for each page to load on a 56K modem. I'm sure it doesn't, (sure could also mean hope to god it doesn't). Trouble is I've got broadband, and no way of checking properly. So if anyone out there has got a 56K modem could you take a look at www.odysseyuk.co.uk/scheidegger and let me know how long the pages take to load and if it's a bother (if it does idea take over a minute).
I'm on a dial up and am currently connected at 41.2Kpbs. It took me 3 minutes 15 seconds to completely load the page. Seems kinda long, but then again I am in the states and I assume your webhost is located in the U.K. since your site is. Hope this helps somewhat.
I'm in Australia on a 256kbps connection and it took about 90 seconds to load. I do like the Flash animation and the lady contained within - sexy, in a Daryl Hannah kind of way :-) However, the effect is lost on the initial loading of the page. Once cached it looks pretty cool but not before.
Yes. And if you're going to use images for navigation, at least don't make them as ugly as those.. No offense, but I don't even like the look of the page, which is inexcusable after 8 minutes of loading,,, And, if you do (please do) switch to lists for the navigation, you can use CSS to put the image in the background so the silvery effect isn't lost.
Thanks for your replys, I can't believe the page took about 8minutes to load on some computers!!! Still, I'll take everything on board and by the looks of things will probably have to just start again...........oh joy!
okay, i think that's okay now. according to www.websiteoptimization.com the page now only take 17 seconds on a 56K (I know this is still quite long, but the client asked for 20seconds so we're both happy). Thanks for your feedback everyone.