Introducing the RequestCountryCode GeoIP header and improved traffic manager
We just enabled all of our CDN PoPs with new GeoIP resolving capabilities. This allows us to map the IP of your visitors to a two letter ISO code of the country they are connecting from. As part of the update, the country code is now forwarded to your origin u…Read more
Partial DNS Outage - What happened?
Yesterday at around 22PM GMT+1 we began noticing a slow, but steady drop of traffic on our system, but nothing seemed wrong at first. Our monitoring did not go off initially and it just seemed like everything was in order despite a small dip in traffic, which…Read more
Why "optimizing" your images with Base64 is almost always a bad idea
Unfortunately, even to this day, some optimization plugins and blogs suggest "optimizing" your images by encoding them to Base64 and including that straight into your HTML.In this post, I want to address why in this day and age, this is almost always a very ba…Read more