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Why does my site suddenly load slowly on IE?

Site loads very slowy only on Internet Explorer

     
1:52 pm on May 7, 2011 (gmt 0)

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I use a WYSIWYG program from my webhosting co. and a couple of months ago I noticed that my website was taking ages to load on IE. There was never a problem before. Could anyone advise?
Its loading fine on Chrome and Mozilla

As far as I know I haven't added any special features/widgets which would cause a sudden slow down. It just seemed to happen overnight with no reason

domain -www.thailandhilltribeholidays.com

Thanks in advance,
M
10:58 pm on May 10, 2011 (gmt 0)

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It is loading OK in Texas,
but I think that the WYSIWYG program you used generates a lot of junk code.

You can streamline code of your pages by using sitespinner for minimal, easy html and one background image for all your graphics except pictures.
1:05 am on May 11, 2011 (gmt 0)

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You didn't mention the version of IE. There are some issues that IE6 and IE7 stumble on more than 8 and 9 do.The homepage has no DocType declared and a huge amount of HTML errors (61). Also has a large amount of invalid tags.

While your home page size is 340kb is light by todays standards I would look into reducing that to below 100kb. Some will advise 50kb or less. Really!
 

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