I’ll describe an easy prefetch technique useful in situations in which you are reasonably sure the user will navigate from Page A to Page B. This situation typically involves the user filling out a form. Chances are high that if a user begins to fill out a form, she will eventually submit it, arriving at Page B. If you prefetch resources that will be needed by Page B, it’ll load faster when the user navigates to it. This is a technique I’m using on our lifespan test.
In recent years, a number of CDNs have emerged that can affordably serve content for web sites that don’t have million dollar budgets. Amazon’s Cloudfront service is probably the cheapest, most accessible such CDN. Read more