Keep Components Under 25kb

Tenni Theurer and Wayne Shea’s post on the YUI blog “iPhone Cacheability – Making it Stick” makes for some interesting reading. Their research shows an iPhone will not cache components of a website over 25k.

Tenni Theurer and Wayne Shea's post on the YUI blog "iPhone Cacheability - Making it Stick" makes for some interesting reading. Their research shows an iPhone will not cache components of a website over 25k.

It is important to look at the uncompressed size of the component as gzip transferred files are decompressed before saving to the cache.

If you don't minify your CSS, JavaScript or HTML for your mobile optimized website maybe now is the time to start as the iPhone reaches a 25% smart phone market share.