Free CDN

Rewrites your static files’ URL’s (JavaScripts, CSS, images etc.) so that they are served from [CoralCDN](http://www.coralcdn.org/) – a free P2P Conte

Author:Phoenixheart (profile at wordpress.org)
WordPress version required:2.2
WordPress version tested:3.0.5
Plugin version:1.1.2
Added to WordPress repository:13-09-2009
Last updated:25-12-2009
Warning! This plugin has not been updated in over 2 years. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.
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Plugin URI:http://www.phoenixheart.net/wp-plugins/free-c...
Total downloads:28 780
Active installs:10+
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For busy websites, using a CDN (Content Delivery Network) to transfer static content such as images, javascripts, stylesheets, Flash etc. is highly recommended (as listed in Yahoo!'s Best Practices for Speeding Up Your Web Site) as it reduces server load and bandwidth thus improves stability and availability.

There is a catch - Commerical CDN's like Akamai and Limelight are not cheap at all. Good news, we have an exception however - the free, P2P-based CoralCDN allows us to take full advantage of a powereful CDN without spending a dime. How to use it? Well, basically, just append .nyud.net to the hostname of any URL, and that URL will be handled by Coral - simple.

This plugin takes that simplicity one step further (or closer?) by rewriting your static files' URL's (JavaScripts, CSS, images etc.) so that they are served from Coral servers instead of your own. You don't have to touch anything! Just enable it, and boom! your static contents are handled with care by Coral's powerful server clusters.

If you are paying bandwidth fee, this plugin hopefully helps with your bills. Even if you don't, enabling it may save your site in peak times.


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