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I have beeen working on a website design into a psd format , the file size reached around 300 megabytes.... So is my PSD file as intial design reaching this size is terrible ! I need to end up with fast loading page , Right now is should be loading in 80sec @ 65kbps any hints or fixing guides will assure me and i would be Thankful to everyone. my project is to create my user interface (looks like facebook as a live example that everyone knows)

  • 1489 Pixels X 1516 Pixels till now , is this a correct optimum for any screen , laptop or Desktop computers , i am sorry i am still a new web designer =) , Resolution 72 – ahmed amro Mar 21 '13 at 22:13
  • @MephistonX Would be good to have that posted as an answer, even if it's 'correcting' the question. – Yisela Mar 21 '13 at 22:35
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    If possible, it would be helpful to post a screenshot of the layout so we can help identify elements that could potentially be re-worked as CSS elements to reduce using images as a crutch. Also, PSD file size should not be indicative of the size it will be when formatted as a web page. PSD format offers very little compression. When properly structured in HTML/CSS, the page should be drastically smaller in filesize – JohnB Mar 21 '13 at 23:57
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    This question is essentially asking "How do I build web sites?" A valid question, but way too broad for SE. – DA01 Mar 22 '13 at 16:00
  • @MuhammadUmer If you want to discuss your previous comment, please use the meta or the chat. – Yisela Mar 23 '13 at 8:59
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for a start you won't/should'nt be using your psd on your website. you should be saving out elements of your psd (as compressed files such as png-8s etc.) and combining them with HTML & CSS to create the website - this will drastically reduce the total load of the website. Also what dimensions are you working to in your psd - as they may be too large for web use (equally what dpi is your psd set to - for web purposes 72 us the standard)

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    Thank you , i have a good answer with a picture but i cannot submit it for helping people like me because of everyone vote down , the question is specific enough. – ahmed amro Mar 22 '13 at 20:51
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    post a link to picture, upload it to imageshack or something. Once you have done it someone here would post it for you. – user8795 Mar 22 '13 at 20:56
  • Thank you , where are you from? your name is arabic one =) – ahmed amro Mar 23 '13 at 22:39

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